The DC Comics Guide to Inking Comics

The DC Comics Guide to Inking Comics
Author: Klaus Janson
Publsiher: Watson-Guptill
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2013-07-09
Genre: Art
ISBN: 9780770434588

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For the aspiring artist who wants to become an expert comic book inker, The DC Comics Guide to Inking Comics is the definitive, one-stop resource! America’s leading comic book publisher brings its superstar creators and classic characters to the third in an authoritative series of books on how to create comics. Legendary comic book inker Klaus Janson uses DC’s world-famous characters—including Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman—to demonstrate an array of inking techniques, covering such topics as using textures, varying line weights, creating the illusion of three-dimensionality, and working with light and dark. Janson’s lively, step-by-step instructions are informative, exciting—and clear enough for even beginners to follow. In addition, every technique shown in this guide conforms to actual industry standards. The perfect how-to on everything from basic inking materials to storytelling techniques, this one-stop sourcebook is packed with a wealth of tested techniques, practical advice, and professional secrets for the aspiring comic artist.

The DC Comics Guide to Pencilling Comics

The DC Comics Guide to Pencilling Comics
Author: Klaus Janson
Publsiher: Watson-Guptill
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2013-07-09
Genre: Art
ISBN: 9780770434564

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America’s leading comic book publisher brings its superstar creators and classic characters to the second in an authoritative series of books on how to create comics. The art of Klaus Janson has endured in the ever-changing comic book industry for over 30 years. Now this talented artist brings that experience to the most critical step of effective comic book storytelling: pencilling. Covering everything from anatomy to composition to page design, Janson details the methods for creating effective visual communication. Step by step, he analyzes and demonstrates surefire strategies for comic book pencilling that are informative and exciting. Using DC’s world-famous characters, he illustrates the importance of knowing the fundamentals of art and how best to use them. The DC Comics Guide to Pencilling Comics is packed with a wealth of tested techniques, practical advice, and professional secrets for the aspiring artist. It is a valuable resource for comic book, graphic novel, and storyboard artists everywhere.

The DC Comics Guide to Coloring and Lettering Comics

The DC Comics Guide to Coloring and Lettering Comics
Author: Mark Chiarello,Todd Klein
Publsiher: Watson-Guptill
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2013-07-09
Genre: Art
ISBN: 9780770434571

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Acclaimed artists Mark Chiarello and Todd Klein demystify these essential steps in traditional graphic storytelling. Chiarello explains the entire coloring process, from computer and software choice to creating color effects that give the action its maximum impact. Klein discusses whether to letter by hand or by computer—a hotly debated topic among working letterers—and demonstrates an array of techniques for creasting word balloons, fonts, logos, and much more.

The DC Comics Guide to Pencilling Comics

The DC Comics Guide to Pencilling Comics
Author: Klaus Janson
Publsiher: Watson-Guptill
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2002
Genre: Art
ISBN: 0823010287

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Provides advice for creating comic book-style illustrations, covering topics including materials, anatomy, perspective, storytelling, movement, and procedure.

The DC Comics Guide to Digitally Drawing Comics

The DC Comics Guide to Digitally Drawing Comics
Author: Freddie E Williams II
Publsiher: Watson-Guptill
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2013-07-09
Genre: Art
ISBN: 9780823008322

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At last–the first guide to drawing comics digitally! Artists! Gain incredible superpowers...with the help of your computer! The DC Comics Guide to Digitally Drawing Comics shows how to give up pencil, pen, and paper and start drawing dynamic, exciting comics art entirely with computer tools. Author Freddie E Williams is one of DC Comics' hottest artists and a leader in digital penciling and inking–and here, in clear, step-by-step directions, he guides readers through every part of the digital process, from turning on the computer to finishing a digital file of fully inked comic art, ready for print. Creating a template, sketching on the computer, penciling, and finally inking digitally are all covered in depth, along with bold, timesaving shortcuts created by Williams, tested by years of trial and error. Step into the digital age, streamline the drawing process, and leap over the limitations of mere physical drawing materials with The DC Guide to Digitally Drawing Comics.

The Art of Comic Book Inking Third Edition

The Art of Comic Book Inking  Third Edition
Author: Gary Martin
Publsiher: Dark Horse Comics
Total Pages: 216
Release: 2019-10-15
Genre: Art
ISBN: 9781506711911

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The industry-standard manual for aspiring inkers and working professionals returns in a new expanded edition. Gain insights into the techniques, tools, and approaches of some of the finest ink artists in comics, including Terry Austin, Mark Farmer, Scott Williams, Alex Garner, and many more. This expanded edition features new art and text by author Gary Martin and a bonus chapter on digital inking by artist Leo Vitalis. Also included are eight full-sized blue-lined art boards featuring pencil art by top comics illustrators, present and past, to use for practice or as samples to show editors and publishers. Along with pen, brush, and stylus, no inking tool is more useful than The Art of Comic-Book Inking.

Foundations in Comic Book Art

Foundations in Comic Book Art
Author: John Paul Lowe
Publsiher: Watson-Guptill
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2014-08-12
Genre: Art
ISBN: 9780804137133

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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.

The Art of the Comic Book

The Art of the Comic Book
Author: Robert C. Harvey
Publsiher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
Total Pages: 304
Release: 1996
Genre: Art
ISBN: 0878057587

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Traces the history of comic books, discusses the economics of the field and the changing relationship between the words and the pictures, and profiles leading artists