You Can Draw: Marvel Characters

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From bodies in action to computer-aided coloring, this step-by-step guide teaches budding artists everything they need to know to draw characters from the amazing universe of Marvel Comics.

Author Biography: Dan Jurgens is a writer and artist of comic books. He is best known for creating the superhero Booster Gold, and for his lengthy runs on the Superman titles.

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Overview

From bodies in action to computer-aided coloring, this step-by-step guide teaches budding artists everything they need to know to draw characters from the amazing universe of Marvel Comics.

Author Biography: Dan Jurgens is a writer and artist of comic books. He is best known for creating the superhero Booster Gold, and for his lengthy runs on the Superman titles.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780756614706
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/16/2006
  • Series: You Can Draw Series
  • Edition description: SPIRAL
  • Pages: 96
  • Age range: 9 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.50 (w) x 11.12 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 6
Pencil Drawing 8
Pencil Equipment 10
Basic Shapes 12
The Figure 14
Male Figure 16
Female Figure 18
Muscle! 20
Shading 22
Unusual Shapes 24
Action! 26
Action Details 28
Perspective 30
Body Perspective 32
Foreshortening 34
Masterclass: Spider-Man 36
Battle! 40
The Head 42
Male Head 44
Female Head 46
Dramatic Light 48
Hands 50
Feet 52
Clothing 54
Villains 56
Monsters 58
Exciting Extras 60
Masterclass: Storm 62
Inking & Coloring 66
Ink Equipment 68
Inking Effects 70
Inking Styles 72
Color Equipment 74
Color Basics 76
Comic Color 78
Masterclass: Wolverine 80
Creating A Comic 84
Shots & Angles 86
The Script 88
Final Layout 90
The End! 92
Resources 93
Index 94
Acknowledgments 96
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 24, 2006

    Unfortunately Disappointing

    While books published by DK are usually top-notch, I was disappointed by 'You Can Draw Marvel Characters.' Its predecessor, 'Draw the Marvel Comics Superheroes,' published by Klutz, was a similar book - spiral-bound, with translucent 'tracing paper'-style overlays - trying to give students new to drawing a hand in learning how to craft their favorite comic book characters, but was also a more successful effort: the Klutz version's tutorials were more detailed and easier to follow, and answered more questions. They also provided a great deal of encouragement and some important insight for the beginner. This book is less successful - the tutorials lack the necessary cohesive 'step-by-step' effect and cut corners, and I found myself disappointed that the sort of warm-hearted approach exuded in the Klutz effort was not apparent here. I advise anyone looking for a good starting drawing book to check out Klutz's book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2005

    Good Starting Point For Young Artists...

    For a mere 96 pages, this book is a well designed primer for young aspiring comic book artists just starting out. Jurgens touches briefly on an assortment of topics: basic figure drawing, anatomy, perspective, action poses, shading, crosshatch, creating villains, building a comicbook page, coloring and some tools of the trade. Drawing is encouraged throughout this book with trace paper examples for children to imitate. The book also includes foldout pages that give a step-by-step of how things should look... the Marvel way of course. There is nothing overly technical, longwinded or otherwise hard to understand in this book. While it's far from being the only book a young artist will need to become proficient, it should serve to whet the creative appetite within.

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