Foundations in Comic Book Art Pdf

Foundations in Comic Book Art

Author: John Paul Lowe
Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, 2014
ISBN: 9780804137133

A comprehensive guide to creating and developing comic book and graphic novel art, from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), one of the world’s leaders in sequential arts instruction.John Lowe, Dean of the School of Communication Arts at SCAD, presents an in-depth primer on the tools and techniques used by top sequential artists to crate comic books, graphic novels, and other sequential art forms. Based on SCAD’s world-famous sequential arts curriculum with examples of professional comic book art from their faculty and alumni, the book uses detailed instruction and step-by-step examples to teach key artistic methods like sketching, thumbnailing, reference gathering, and using production/digital design methods. This book covers all the materials and methods aspiring artists need to master to make it as sequential artists.

About The Author

John Lowe is the Dean of the School of Communication Arts at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). In his work as a sequential artist, he has served as illustrator for DC Comics, Marvel Comics, and Archie Comics. His work has also been published by Dark Horse Comics, the Cartoon Network, and Warner Bros. Animation. He is the creator of the award-winning annual Sequential Arts Anthology, and author of Working Methods: Comics Creators Detail their Storytelling and Artistic Processes.

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