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Foundations in Comic Book Art: SCAD Creative Essentials (Fundamental Tools and Techniques for Sequential Artists) By John Paul Lowe,

  • Title: Foundations in Comic Book Art: SCAD Creative Essentials (Fundamental Tools and Techniques for Sequential Artists)
  • Author: John Paul Lowe
  • ISBN: 9780770436964
  • Page: 231
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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.Artists seeking a way to break into the exciting world of sequential art first need to master the tools, techniques, and habits used by their favorite pencillers, inkers, and digitalA 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.Artists seeking a way to break into the exciting world of sequential art first need to master the tools, techniques, and habits used by their favorite pencillers, inkers, and digital artists for creating dynamic, exciting comic artwork In Foundations for Comic Book Art, the Savannah College of Art and Design SCAD a leading force in art and design education enlists one of its top instructors, John Paul Lowe, to provide aspiring comic book makers with a thorough primer for creative comics, featuring must know concepts like contour drawing, mastering perspective, using photo reference, and adding digital patterns Examples from the works of SCAD faculty, alumni, and students are paired with Lowe s easy to follow, step by step lessons and exercises for readers, demonstrating the vital processes all would be sequential artists have to know before joining the ranks of the comic book making elite.
    Foundations in Comic Book Art SCAD Creative Essentials Fundamental Tools and Techniques for Sequential Artists 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 Artists

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    1. An overview of a lot of useful skills for comics, and for drawing in general perspective, gesture, shading, and some elements of software It s all a bit surface level, but useful nonetheless, and a nice stepping stone towards learning about these topics in greater detail.

    2. In Foundations of Comic Book Art, Sequential Art Professor John Paul Lowe takes you through the basic drawing and art techniques specific to comics you ll need to create your own comic books, strips, or graphic novels Written in an encouraging tone for amateur artists, this book is a good addition to the aspiring comic book artist s library Lowe definitely has the skills and experience to write this book Sequential art That s a formal, academic term for what comic book, graphic novel, and comic [...]

    3. This is a good book providing a lot of practical exercises and useful approaches for a beginner in sequential art It holds a good amount of detail on the various topics it covers without overwhelming the inexperienced reader.However, one central aspect to sequential art that it was lacking was a discussion of how to move from a single panel to a whole page Lowe discusses sketching pages out with thumbnails, but there is no mention of the relationship between the panels other than how to make the [...]

    4. The author John Paul Lowe is the creator of Foundations in Comic Book Art and has been teaching in Savannah College of Art and Design in 2002 He really did an outstanding of book and using so many different techniques that you would never dreamed of Many who are beginners may find most of these ideas very creative, and helpful I actually find this book to be great to try new techniques to draw attraction to my artwork, and change the style I do things up as well as learn new ways to be creative [...]

    5. Foundations in Comic Book Art contains concise, easy to follow information on the principles of drawing for those interested in sequential art.Throughout the book, he gave interesting exercises for the reader to do to improve their drawing The author talked about the basic materials needed to start He explained freehand drawing, contour lines, perspectives, and figure drawing He explained some information specific to laying out sequential art and the materials needed to thumbnail, pencil, and in [...]

    6. The Title Says It All I love this book Fantastic Awesome It is fast reading, so fast that I read it in all of two hours, and that was taking it slow I ve always enjoyed reading comic books and even now, I still read a couple now and then I may be getting older, but I refuse to grow up If you love comic books or know someone that does, I can recommend you purchase this without hesitation The title says it all Comic Book Art Fundamental Tools and techniques for sequential artists Comic book artist [...]

    7. As soon as this book came out of the envelope, there was a mad grab for it by my thirteen year old He s really the only one of us who has any amount of artistic ability at least when it comes to drawing and as he flipped through the pages, I could tell that he would be coming back to this book many, many times When I had a chance to read through it, I was especially taken with the fact that the author appreciates individuality and leads the reader through the book in a series of chapter leading [...]

    8. This book is fabulous It covers all the basics of creating great art It has sections on perspective, figure drawing, and inking The artwork in the book is amazing, and the advice is solid and easy to understand While it doesn t cover absolutely everything you need to know about comic book art, it is a great resource to get you started on the right path I especially liked the section on using photographic reference and turning your friends and family into comic book characters.This book covers th [...]

    9. What a great book for all young artists I am teaching high school art and want students to understand what to expect of college professors and real life You get that here as well as the expected shove in the right direction for sequential artists which is towards the drawing table it seemswhich I love that Mr Lowe even shows a picture of his work environment I am also thrilled as a teacher to have some insight in regards to sequential art, constructive drawing, and using Photoshop and Manga I li [...]

    10. This concise book offers a lot of information for the aspiring graphic storyteller In particular, the chapters on Inking and Perspective are nicely done Plus, there is useful information on using Photoshop and Manga Studio Nothing is covered in great depth, but there s enough material, so that an interested reader will know exactly what they need to study As a bonus, there is a great full page Mark Shultz illustration, used as an example in the inking section

    11. This is a good reference covering a lot of territory regarding drawing and inking comics I ve come from a fine art and graphic design background, and wanted to learn about how to apply my skills and creativity to this medium I highly recommend this book to anyone else interested in fundamentals of making comics, and in particular, for its list of specific tools one should learn to use and love that are not just computer programs.

    12. So much information, but laid out in a very accessible manner Besides the tendency of books like this to highlight technology that will undoubtedly change and render that info moot , the info that remains tieless is given to you in a very simple way.

    13. This could almost be a textbook for an introductory level course It focuses on fundamentals and gives exercises to improve control and learn how to work with materials.

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