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Drawing Words and Writing Pictures: Making…

Drawing Words and Writing Pictures: Making Comics: Manga, Graphic Novels,…

by Jessica Abel

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It would be enormous fun to take the comics-writing class this is the text for. Packed with simple practical guidance. ( )
  adzebill | Aug 20, 2015 |
A complete course in creating your own comics and graphic novels.
  LibraryGirl11 | Dec 4, 2012 |
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Drawing Words & Writing Pictures is a textbook containing a systematic course that teaches the alchemical art of combining words and pictures to make comics. In it, authors Jessica Abel and Matt Madden have laid out a complete, structured syllabus that guides students from creating narrative in a single drawing to orchestrating all the skills involved in creating a multi-page, complex story.
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A course on comic creation--for college classes or for independent study--that centers on storytelling and concludes with making a finished comic. With chapters on lettering, story structure, and panel layout, the fifteen lessons offered--each complete with homework, extra-credit activities and supplementary reading suggestions--provide a solid introduction for people interested in making their own comics. Additional resources, lessons, and after-class help are available on the accompanying website, http://www.dw-wp.com. --From publisher description.… (more)

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