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The Graphic Narrative As A Creative And Therapeutic Vehicle, Cara G. Willer Mar 2015

The Graphic Narrative As A Creative And Therapeutic Vehicle, Cara G. Willer

Undergraduate Research Symposium

As an artist I find the graphic narrative communicates my energies, thoughts, emotions, and experiences. My own personal struggles with intrusive thoughts, anxiety, and depression have crafted my work and style leading me to find focus and expression through creation. They have brought me to the decision to work with black ink and white paper. Increasingly, I am finding that by narrowing myself to work within the frame of these two colors I can widen my ability to portray strong emotion and shifting psychological states. Through this form I am able to depict, dramatize, and even process what I am ...