The Complete Guide to Figure Drawing for Comics and Graphic Novels

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Barrons Educational Series Incorporated, 2012 - Art - 192 pages
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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.

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About the author (2012)

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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