Corona-Comic of a student: With scenes from the Lockdown in the New York Times

In a way, it is thanks to Corona to that Lucie Langston has now in such a good mood. And, although she has the Lockdown emotionally, a tough go of it. The thera

Corona-Comic of a student: With scenes from the Lockdown in the New York Times

In a way, it is thanks to Corona to that Lucie Langston has now in such a good mood. And, although she has the Lockdown emotionally, a tough go of it. The therapist's wisdom, that in every crisis there is an opportunity, has been tried in the past few months, ad nauseum – for Langston, you are actually true. Not only because you could work from the mood hole, literally, out. The result of their work is also managed in such a way that it could open the 35-year-old woman, the door to a career as an artist. Langston, communication design student at the University of Mainz, has shaped your experiences from the time of Isolation to a Comic. The "New York Times" was so impressive that she has published it on its website.

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Langston sounds optimistic and self-confident, as you reported on the phone, how your image was created history. From what you told, not guess, that this Confidence is for you, of course. "I had a very eventful life," says the daughter of a Berliner and an Irish-born American. She grew up partly in the United States, a good ten years she has spent in Leipzig. After high school, you had to graphically-technical assistant training, the high school, she acquired, on the second-chance education.

In Cardiff drawn in, until the Virus came

It has taken a long time, until Langston to the Study decided. Several strokes of fate, she had to cope with, their parents were seriously ill, they themselves had to struggle with depression. "Life had been cross, and no desire shown, to allow me to move forward." At the University of Mainz it was up to you, the workshops, there you can find "super great". Provisional culmination of their studies should be an Erasmus semester in Cardiff, which they took at the beginning of January. Langston says that her work had exploded with joy "complete". Every day you have drawn. Then the Virus came.

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That the pandemic would end your good time in Wales, abruptly, did not want to have Langston first true. After the closure of the University on the 20. In March, she left as one of the last foreigner in the Dorm, with one of the last flights, she returned to Germany. In Mainz, she moved into a residential community – its own place she had rented prior to the semester abroad under. For four weeks, the student dared hardly out of the house. As Pollen-Allergic, you suffer from Asthma, your concern was that you could make this prone to a severe course of Covid-19. A friend animated it finally walks. The led in the Mainz Sand dunes, a nature reserve with dunes and rare plants.

Times "terrible", at times "totally relaxing"

the study took Langston back. The course you took, was led by Professor Monika Aichele. Because the originally planned comic project had fallen victim to the crisis, made Aichele your students on the Online diary, "Art In Isolation" the "New York Times" thoughtful. For this purpose, illustrations, Comics, and other artistic Works were submitted, which were incurred during the lock downs. After returning to Langston had thought of that first because artists deal with the theme of suicide. But then, she says, is her realized how strong Corona, the company will dominate.

Langston began to draw. On the iPad, you sketched with a digital pencil to the pictures, you went through the head. For two months she worked up to ten hours of the day. "I was downright manic." Your situation you felt as a "terrible", as a "totally relaxing". It is a sixteen-page Comic that describes Langstons everyday life in the Corona-spring was born. Tender is the line, reduced the color palette, the look and feel melancholic, but not dark. The technology has Langston the silk-screen printing inspired you in your training had learned. The title of the work refers to the Mainz Sand: "Through The Dunes".

Updated Date: 04 August 2020, 07:20

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