The Complete Guide to Figure Drawing for Comics and Graphic Novels

The Complete Guide to Figure Drawing for Comics and Graphic Novels

by Dan Cooney
     
 

Written for art students and beginners who want to illustrate for comics and graphic novels, this book provides a thorough grounding in drawing the human form.
  • Explains how to pose and photograph models, and then use photos as reference for finished drawings
  • Describes the essentials of creating sequential art, including backgrounds, facial expressions
  • Overview


    Written for art students and beginners who want to illustrate for comics and graphic novels, this book provides a thorough grounding in drawing the human form.

  • Explains how to pose and photograph models, and then use photos as reference for finished drawings
  • Describes the essentials of creating sequential art, including backgrounds, facial expressions expressing emotion, poses suggesting action, and more
  • Includes examples and principles on how to draw clothing and costumes
  • Advises on writing dialogue that keeps the story action moving

    This comprehensive self-teaching course for illustrators features more than 150 instructive color illustrations.

  • Editorial Reviews

    Library Journal
    This new comics drawing guide emphasizes the human figure as a vehicle for graphic storytelling. It is suitable for beginners through intermediate-level users.

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781438000985
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
    Publication date:
    09/01/2012
    Pages:
    192
    Sales rank:
    216,579
    Product dimensions:
    8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

    Meet the Author


    Dan Cooney is a successful illustrator and the author of Writing and Illustrating the Graphic Novel, also published in North America by Barron's.

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