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Scott McCloud, acclaimed illustrator and renowned author of Understanding Comics, focuses his critical analysis on the art form itself, exploring the creation of comics, from the broadest principles to the most minute of artistic details. As Scott put it: Whether you want to draw graphic novels, superheroes, neo-manga, comic strips or webcomics, youre going to be putting one picture after another to tell a story. This is the book where I'll do my best to show you how.Including:-Choosing the right moments to make into panels; what to include, what to leave out.-Framing actions and guiding the readers eyes.-Choosing words and images that communicate together.-Creating varied and compelling characters with inner lives and unforgettable appearances.-Understanding body language and facial expressions.-Creating rich, believable worlds for your readers to explore.-Picking the tools that are right for you, and understanding how those tools evolved.-Navigating the vast world of comics styles and genres.
(W) Gary Spencer MillidgeIn Comic Book Design, Gary Spencer Millidge, the award-winning creator of the Strangehaven comics, guides readers through specific design elements exclusive to comic books, such as creating and designing characters and background locations, page layouts and grid structures, lettering and word balloons, color, cover and publication design, and much more! With focuses on putting together an original design and storyline concept, drawing with both traditional (penciling and inking) and new technology methods (digitally), and profiles of leading comic artists and designers like Chris Ware and Chip Kidd, Comic Book Design is poised to become today's go-to guide for up-and-coming comic book creators.
In Stan Lee's How to Draw Comics, Stan Lee sets out to teach everything he knows about drawing and comic book characters, The book focuses primarily on action-adventure comics, but will touch upon other genres and styles, such as romance, humor, horror, and the widely influential manga style. From producing concepts and character sketches to laying out the final page of art, the man with no peer - Stan Lee - is the ultimate guide to the world of creating comics.
Written by Stan LeeArt by VariousCover by Jonathan LauComics icon Stan Lee, creator of the Mighty Marvel Universe and characters such as Spider-Man, Incredible Hulk, X-Men, and Iron Man, has set about to teach everything he knows about writing and creating comic book characters. In these pages, aspiring comics writers will learn everything they need to know about how to write their own comic book stories, complete with easy to understand instruction, tips of the trade, and invaluable advice even for more advance writers. From the secrets to creating concepts, plots, to writing the script, the man with no peer--Stan Lee--is your guide to the world of writing and creating comics.Stan Lee sets out to teach everything he knows about drawing and comic book characters, the book focuses primarily on action-adventure comics. From producing concepts and character sketches to laying out the final page of art, the man with no peer-Stan Lee-is the ultimate guide to the world of creating comics.
Written, Art & Cover by Terry MooreThis is not your typical 'How To Draw' book. Written for pros and amateurs alike, Terry Moore addresses the questions and challenges artists find after their art school education. Chapters include how to make art that sells, how to draw cartoons that work, how to draw expressions with even the simplest line and, Moore's forte, how to draw beautiful women. To wrap up, Moore details his step-by-step process making a comic book from drawing board to pdfs. This book is loaded with timely material geared toward the world of comics as it is today.