A classic mid-1980s Love & Rockets page, taken from one of our required books, Jaime Hernandez's The Girl from H.O.P.P.E.R.S. (2007). Ugly annotations by CH.
- How does the style of I Saw It affect your response to the subject matter?
- Is I Saw It a children's comic? Why or why not?
- Why do you think I Saw It is framed by thoughts of Keiji's mother?
- What is the significance of cremation in I Saw It?
...Pencil out a grid (or grids) in your sketchbook, enough to contain 100 small drawings. Now, spending no more than 5 seconds per drawing, let your stream of consciousness guide you, drawing whatever word comes to mind (do not stop to think about it). Examples: persons, places, objects, occupations, concepts, emotions, etc. You should, at the end, have a little system of pictograms. (Exercise 1.3, pages 26-28)