Professional Manga: Digital Storytelling with Manga Studio EX [NOOK Book]

Overview

Combine high-end manga storytelling theory and advice with the tools for digital creation in Manga Studio, guided by professional manga-ka.
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Professional Manga: Digital Storytelling with Manga Studio EX

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Overview

Combine high-end manga storytelling theory and advice with the tools for digital creation in Manga Studio, guided by professional manga-ka.
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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Horton and Ahn deliver great action, crazy technology, and hot girls, but that doesn't cause it to read like some manga fan-fiction. The plot thickens almost as quickly as the action moves, and leaves you with a cliffhanger I dare you to say no to." Tim Demeter, editor, Graphic Smash (www.graphicsmash.com) on Strongarm
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136139413
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/17/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • File size: 12 MB
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Meet the Author

Steve Horton has years of experience writing for and about comics. He co-created the manga Strongarm with Dave Ahn for Image Comics, one of the biggest mainstream comics publishers in North America. He also co-created the long-running webmanga Grounded Angel with Vivi Erlanita at the invitation-only webcomics collective www.graphicsmash.com. Steve also publishes downloadable PDF comic books as Smashout Comics (www.smashout.net) on the free e-book site Wowio (www.wowio.com).
Yang's first recorded manga was created when he was 8 years old. He was one of the winners of Rising Stars of Manga Vol. 5 (Modus Vivendi; publisher: TokyoPop) - and has had the privilege of drawing part of TokyoPop's Star Trek: the Manga. His recent work includes his own manga (Dyoz; Publisher: TokyoPop), which is now being created as an online comic. Yang is also a traditional storyboard artist for commercials, music videos, and TV shows.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction 1

Ch. 2 Line Art 3

Ch. 3 Shading and Textures 9

Ch. 4 Speed Lines 49

Ch. 5 Blurring 59

Ch. 6 Perspective and Backgrounds 65

Ch. 7 Technology 81

Ch. 8 Sound Effects and Lettering 105

Ch. 9 Other Side of the Tracks 111

Ch. 10 Single Panel Elements 133

Ch. 11 Panel to Panel Storytelling 143

Ch. 12 Page-to-Page Storytelling 155

Ch. 13 Writing Conventions 161

Ch. 14 Formats & Sizes 167

Ch. 15 Pitching and Selling 173

Glossary 187

App. 1 191

App. 2 193

Index 239

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