Mastering Comics: Drawing Words & Writing Pictures Continued

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First Second, May 8, 2012 - Art - 336 pages
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A new course of material to accompany First Second's widely acclaimed 2008 comics textbook.

In their hotly anticipated follow-up to 2008's comics textbook Drawing Words & Writing Pictures, School of Visual Arts cartooning professors Matt Madden and Jessica Abel bring their expertise to bear on the "second semester" of a course of study for the budding cartoonist.

Covering advanced topics such as story composition, coloring, and file formatting, Mastering Comics is a vital companion to the introductory content of the first volume.

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User Review  - KVHardy - LibraryThing

This is (in my opinion) a fantastic book to get anyone interested in creating absolutely any kind of story with sequential art. Whether you want to use stick figures - which is actually very good when ... Read full review

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User Review  - zzshupinga - LibraryThing

Matt and Jessica have extensive experience creating and teaching comics and in their first book, Drawing With Words and Pictures, they shared a portable classroom. Now they come back to us with ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Husband and wife duo Matt Madden and Jessica Abel teach comics courses at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Mastering Comics brings together their most effective lessons. Abel and Madden are cartoonists in their own right. In their spare time, they edit the Best American Comics series.

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