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Writing and Illustrating the Graphic Novel: Everything You Need to Know to Create Great Graphic Works

ISBN: 0764127888;
Издательство: Barron's Educational Series
Страниц: 128

Dramatized sequential illustrations with dialogue?an art form once confined to production of comic strips and comic books?has recently graduated into the popular, fast-growing, and often financially rewarding genre of the graphic novel. Writng and Illustrating the Graphic Novel is an authoritative instruction manual suitable for formal art class or for self teaching on the part of ambitious self-starters. Beginners who have artistic and storytelling aptitudes learn the basics of graphic ovel creation, from first conception of a story idea to publication of a professionally produced book. An introductory chapter describes the widely differing graphic novel sub-genres and the appropriate styles for each. They include superhero, gothic tal, adventure/action story, sci-fi, crime story, and literary fiction. A succeeding chapter discusses and shows examples of picture panels, speech bubbles, layout, and characterization of works in progress. Subsequent chapters offer...

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