Jack and Jill went up a hill…wait.. what happened?
IN the Jack and Jill Project, we were challenged to recreate the story of jack and Jill in whatever way we felt like. The final product had to be our interpretation of the story inked on six 8″ x 8″ panels. Our first task was to come up with as many potential story-lines and interpretations as possible. My groups selected storyline – out of the 7 that we initially came up with – was that jacks “fall” was a conspiracy and he was actually pushed in by Jill who disliked jack because he was a pompous jerk. After selecting our storyline, the project seemed like it would be easy; until we were instructed that we could only use a select set of symbols to create our design. This is the sheet of symbols we had to use:
After the story was created we went to work brainstorming what symbols to use and for what. Distorting symbols was allowed and maybe even encouraged since so many of the “average” symbols that one would use to represent something were not on this symbol sheet.
After selecting our symbols and dividing up the work this was our final result:
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