Comics and Sequential Art

Comics and Sequential Art

Principles and Practices From the Legendary Cartoonist

Book - 2008
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Two classic drawing textbooks 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, these guides have inspired generations of artists, students, teachers, and fans. In Comics and Sequential Art, Eisner reveals the basic building blocks and principles of comics, including imagery, the frame, and the application of time, space, and visual forms. 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, these books distill the art of graphic storytelling into principles that every comic artist, writer, and filmmaker should know.

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2008, c1985
ISBN: 9780393331264
Branch Call Number: YNF 741.5 EIS
YNF 741.5 EIS
Characteristics: xii, 175 p. : chiefly ill. ; 26 cm

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