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How to Draw and sell Comics
     

How to Draw and sell Comics

by Alan McKenzie
 

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Discover how to create great comic strips and make a career out of doing it.

Packed with superb illustrations by industry professionals, this comprehensive book takes you step by step through the entire process - from initial idea to final printed page.

  • Develop dynamic characters: discover where to find inspiration; how to simplify the figure

Overview

Discover how to create great comic strips and make a career out of doing it.

Packed with superb illustrations by industry professionals, this comprehensive book takes you step by step through the entire process - from initial idea to final printed page.

  • Develop dynamic characters: discover where to find inspiration; how to simplify the figure; how to render movement, body language, and facial expressions
  • Understand comic book storytelling conventions and find out how to pace your story, lay out the page, and add dialogue and sound effects
  • Learn techniques for penciling, inking, and coloring - by hand or computer - and how to apply these to different genres, from newspaper strips to graphic novels
  • Features essential information on going pro, including pitching to editors, working to a brief, setting up your own magazine, budgeting, and copyright issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581807165
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
08/01/2005
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.39(d)

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