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Comics & Sequential Art: Principles & Practice of the World's Most Popular Art Form!

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A classic drawing textbook from an American comics pioneer, revised and enhanced for a new generation.

Based on Will Eisner's legendary course at New York's School of Visual Arts, this guide has inspired generations of artists, students, teachers, and fans. Graphic Storytelling and Visual Narrative teaches how to control a story effectively using a broad array of techniques. With examples from Eisner's own catalog and such masters as H. Foster, R. Crumb, Art Spiegelman, Milton Caniff, Al Capp, and George Herriman, this book distills the art of graphic storytelling into principles that every comic artist, writer, and filmmaker should know. 2-color art and text.

Synopsis:

Eisner presents the principles of graphic storytelling in this guide, which is based on his popular sequential art course at New York's School of Visual Art. Readers will learn the basic anatomy, fundamentals of storycraft and how the medium works as a means of expression.

About the Author

Brooklyn-born Will Eisner, creator of Wonder Man and The Spirit, pioneered the graphic novel with A Contract With God. He is one of the greatest legends of twentieth-century comic art.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780961472818
Author:
Eisner, Will
Publisher:
Norton
Location:
Tamarac, Fla.
Subject:
Comic books, strips, etc.
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Drawing
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Cartooning
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Techniques - General
Subject:
Techniques - Cartooning
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Expanded ed.
Edition Description:
Expanded ed., print and computer
Series Volume:
106-769
Publication Date:
20080825
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
164
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in

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