Graphic Novels: Illustrating and Writing

Graphic Novels: Illustrating and Writing

By: Daniel Cooney (author)Paperback

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You don't need to be a great artist to create your own comic book or graphic novel. This comprehensive manual shows you everything you need to know to turn the beginnings of a story idea into a visually compelling and fully illustrated comic book, and how to get it published on the web or in print. Topics include: how to create characters and plot lines, drama and suspense, understanding grids and layouts, panel captions, speech, lettering, transitions and viewing angles. It also covers all the essentials of drawing from figures, backgrounds and perspectives to inking, colouring and digital rendering.

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About Author

Daniel Cooney is an accomplished comics writer, educator and illustrator of such books as Valentine and the soon-to-be-released Tommy-Gun Dolls. Cooney has established himself as an illustrator for various book publishers, and licensed properties of television, comics and film. he lives in San Francisco Bay, where he teaches writing and drawing comics at the Academy of Art University.

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/01/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781408139448
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9781408139448
  • weight: 665
  • ISBN10: 1408139448

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