Framed Perspective Vol. 1

Technical Drawing for Visual Storytelling

Author: Marcos Mateu-Mestre

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781624650307

Category: ART

Page: 228

View: 1664

Perspective is a discipline often set aside when it comes to general art study, though it is essential to master in order to produce any piece of art that is and feels realistic. As intimidating as perspective may seem, best-selling author and artist Marcos Mateu-Mestre delivers each lesson in an accessible and informative way that takes the mystery out of achieving successful scenes.

Framed Perspective Vol. 2

Technical Drawing for Shadows, Volume, and Characters

Author: Marcos Mateu-Mestre

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781624650321

Category: Art

Page: 120

View: 7644

Building on the foundation established with the first book in the series, Framed Perspective 2 guides artists through the challenging tasks of projecting shadows in proper perspective on a variety of environments and working with characters in perspective set in particular situation or setting. Author and artist Marcos Mateu-Mestre reveals the many techniques and mechanics he has used to become proficient in such endeavors, including using anatomy, shadows, and clothing folds to define the shape and volume of characters within an environment. He also shares how to effectively observe a model or object to extract the right amount of information to then translate it into an impactful graphic and visual image, the goal of every visual storyteller.

How to Render

The Fundamentals of Light, Shadow and Reflectivity

Author: Scott Robertson,Thomas Bertling

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781933492834

Category: Art

Page: 272

View: 9356

Explains how the human brain interprets the visual world around us, as well as the subject of visually communicating the form of an object in easy to understand lessons through the use of drawings, photography, and more.

How to Draw Noir Comics

The Art and Technique of Visual Storytelling

Author: Shawn Martinbrough

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

ISBN: 0823024067

Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 9935

Describes the techniques needed to draw noir comics such as creating mood, staging action, working with a script, characters, and lightning.

Trail of Steel

1441 A.D.

Author: Marcos Mateu-Mestre

Publisher: Design Studio Press

ISBN: 9781933492780

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 127

View: 6524

Author/Artist Marcos Mateu-Mestre applies all of the rules of visual communication that he outlined in his bestsellerFramed Inkto create a graphic novel that will have you on the edge of your seat. Follow along with Condottiero Martin and his son Sancho during their dark journey through Spain in 1441 A.D. on a mission that will change their lives forever.

Perspective! for Comic Book Artists

How to Achieve a Professional Look in Your Artwork

Author: David Chelsea

Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications

ISBN: 0823005674

Category: Art

Page: 176

View: 8543

Teaches comic book artists about artistic perspective, covering one, two, and three-point perspective, using circles, drawing the human figure, and explaining the horizon and vanishing point

Just for Fun: Perspective

More Than 100 Fun and Simple Step-by-step Projects for Learning the Art of Basic Perspective

Author: Lise Herzog

Publisher: Walter Foster

ISBN: 1633224163

Category: Art

Page: 160

View: 3966

Just for Fun: Perspective takes a complicated topic and makes it easy and fun for aspiring artists and art enthusiasts! Even if you've never picked up a pencil or paintbrush, you can follow the simple, step-by-step instructions, and create realistic, proportionate artwork using perspective. Featured subjects start with basic lines and shapes, then slowly progress with each new step to fully rendered artwork. Just for Fun: Perspective saves the technical aspects of drawing and painting for more advanced students and prefers to touch upon the key concepts and fundamentals of perspective. Learn about the differences between one-, two-, and three-point perspective; vanishing points; and methods for measuring and dividing areas of a subject or scene proportionately. Use basic lessons on depth and distance to add color and create your own drawings and paintings with step-by-step instructions for shapes, architecture, portraits, animals, street scenes, and more. With approachable and contemporary drawings and paintings as well as lots of tips, instructions, and inspiration, Just for Fun: Perspective will have even the most artistically challenged individuals mastering perspective in no time.

Basic Perspective Drawing

A Visual Approach

Author: John Montague

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118414128

Category: Architecture

Page: 288

View: 5721

The best-selling guide…now completely updated to include online tutorials! Basic Perspective Drawing introduces students, both those in formal design courses and self-learners, to the basic principles and techniques of perspective drawing. Clear and accessible illustrations show how to construct perspective views one step at a time. The new, streamlined Sixth Edition contains must-have content for students and instructors in art and design, architecture, and interior design programs. Updated illustrations reflect the most current drawing styles and examples while supplementary tutorial videos, grouped by architectural disciplines, interior design, and studio art/illustration, provide live-action demonstrations of key topics discussed in the book.

Professional Manga

Digital Storytelling with Manga Studio EX

Author: Steve Horton,Jeong Mo Yang

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1136139427

Category: Art

Page: 256

View: 3026

Combine high-end manga storytelling theory and advice with the tools for digital creation in Manga Studio, guided by expert professional manga-ka. You'll discover manga storytelling techniques, from speed lines to technology, from toning to big sound effects. Steve Horton and Jeong Mo Yang then show you how best to accomplish these techniques using the leading manga art creation program, Manga Studio EX. Every ounce of theory is backed up with step-by-step manga illustrations and Manga Studio screenshots that show how these illustrations were created. See the techniques in action in The Other Side of the Tracks, a new manga short story in the book centerfold which demonstrates at least one example from every technique described. You can also follow the continuing story as a webmanga available at And there's more! The companion CD includes trial version of Manga Studio EX along with high-resolution image files from the book. Smith Micro has also included a coupon for $100 off the full version of Manga Studio EX.

Directing the Story

Professional Storytelling and Storyboarding Techniques for Live Action and Animation

Author: Francis Glebas

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136138692

Category: Art

Page: 360

View: 2243

Francis Glebas, a top Disney storyboard artist, shows how to reach the ultimate goal of animation and moviemaking by showing how to provide audiences with an emotionally satisfying experience. Directing the Story offers a structural approach to clearly and dramatically presenting visual stories. With Francis' help you'll discover the professional storytelling techniques which have swept away generations of movie goers and kept them coming back for more. You'll also learn to spot potential problems before they cost you time or money and offers creative solutions to solve them. Best of all, it practices what it preaches, using a graphic novel format to demonstrate the professional visual storytelling techniques you need to know.

Drawing Perspective

How to See It and How to Apply It

Author: Paul Heaston,Matthew Brehm

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9781438006598

Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 1675

This hands-on guide to understanding perspective will is perfect for anyone who wants to draw or paint--in any genre or medium. Interactive features include Image Quizzes, Perspective Chambers, and unique exercises with more than 100 vanishing points to figure out.

How to Draw

Drawing and Sketching Objects and Environments from Your Imagination

Author: Scott Robertson,Thomas Bertling

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781933492759

Category: Art

Page: 208

View: 4857

Provides instruction on drawing objects and environments from the imagination, constructing accurate perspective grids, and experimenting with various mediums.

Panel Discussions

Design in Sequential Art Storytelling

Author: Durwin S. Talon

Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing

ISBN: 9781893905146

Category: Art

Page: 205

View: 9608

Panel Discussions is the combined knowledge of more than a dozen of the comic book industry's top storytellers, covering all aspects of the design of comics, from pacing, story flow, and word balloon placement, to using color to convey emotion, spotting blacks, and how gutters between panels affect the story! The struggle to tell a comics story visually requires more than a cool-looking image; it takes years of experience and a thorough understanding of the art form's visual vocabulary. Learn from the best, as Will Eisner, Scott Hampton, Mike Wieringo, Walter Simonson, Mike Mignola, Mark Schultz, David Mazzucchelli, Dick Giordano, Brian Stelfreeze, Mike Carlin, Chris Moeller, Mark Chiarello and others share hard-learned lessons about the design of comics, complete with hundreds of illustrated examples. When should you tilt or overlap a panel? How can sound effects enhance the story, and when do they distract from it? What are the best ways to divide up the page to convey motion, time, action, or quiet? If you're serious about creating effective, innovative comics, or just enjoying them from the creator's perspective, this in-depth guide is must-reading!

Extreme Perspective! For Artists

Learn the Secrets of Curvilinear, Cylindrical, Fisheye, Isometric, and Other Amazing Drawing Systems that Will Make Your Drawings Pop Off the Page

Author: David Chelsea

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

ISBN: 0823027163

Category: Art

Page: 176

View: 7141

In this sequel to the classic bestseller Perspective! For the Comic Book Artist, David Chelsea takes perspective to a whole other level—by exploring the most dramatic viewpoints employed by today’s artists. Many of these techniques have been carefully guarded secrets for centuries. But David, and his hollow-headed friend, Mugg, make them accessible to a new generation of artists, cartoonists, illustrators, and animators. In Extreme Perspective! For Artists, you’ll learn how to • Render complicated multi-sided objects in perfect perspective • Create accurate shadows and reflections from your own imagination • Master the most difficult kinds of curvilinear perspective systems • Draw eye-popping images in fisheye perspective • Use your computer to create elaborate scenes quicker and more easily • … And much, much more!

The Signature Art of Brian Stelfreeze

Author: Brian Stelfreeze

Publisher: Boom

ISBN: 1613983506

Category: Art

Page: 192

View: 857

The definitive art collection of the quintessential artist's artist, perfect for fans of the craft. Explore the career of comics legend Brian Stelfreeze in exquisite detail. An unprecedented look at never-before-seen sketches, process sections, fan-favorite classic pieces, sequential pages, covers across Brian's career, and commentary from his collaborators, including Scott Peterson, Doug Wagner, Khary Randolph, Adam Hughes, and Cully Hamner.

Storyboarding Essentials

SCAD Creative Essentials (How to Translate Your Story to the Screen for Film, TV, and Other Media)

Author: David Harland Rousseau,Benjamin Reid Phillips

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

ISBN: 0385345593

Category: Art

Page: 192

View: 5910

A comprehensive guide to visual storytelling from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), one of the world's leaders in sequential arts instruction. Storyboarding is the process of graphically organizing a project--a motion picture, animation, motion graphic, or interactive media sequence--in order to translate artists' ideas from story to screen. Whether you're a filmmaker, animator, ad director, writer, or video-game artist--storyboarding is a skill that is absolutely critical. Storyboarding Essentials covers everything students and working professionals need to master the art of writing and formatting scripts, creating frames, and following visual logic to create a cohesive narrative.

FORCE: Drawing Human Anatomy

Author: Mike Mattesi

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315295520

Category: Art

Page: 331

View: 3322

The newest book in Michael Mattesi’s Force Drawing series takes movement to the next level. Force: Drawing Human Anatomy, explores the different facets of motion and the human body. As opposed to the memorization technique, Mattesi stresses the function of each body part and how gravity relative to different poses affects the aesthetics and form of muscle. The chapters are divided by the different parts of the body, thus allowing the reader to concentrate on mastery one body part at a time. Color coded images detail each muscle and their different angles. Special consideration is given to anatomy for animation, allowing the reader to create a character that is anatomically accurate in both stillness and motion.

Framed Ink

Author: Marcos Mateu-Mestre

Publisher: Titan Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780857681119

Category: Cartooning

Page: 128

View: 3614

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Vanishing Point

Perspective for Comics from the Ground Up

Author: Jason Cheeseman-Meyer

Publisher: IMPACT

ISBN: 9781581809541

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 4483

Master perspective like the pros! Vanishing Point shows you how to conquer the fundamentals of perspective drawing and then equips you with technical tricks and tools that make dynamic and complex scenes a snap. This complete guide helps you build your understanding of perspective to an intuitive level so you can draw anything you can imagine. Inside you'll find: Complete instruction on drawing in one-, two- and three-point perspective and four- and five-point curvilinear perspective (where "straight" lines are drawn as curves). Curvilinear perspective has not been taught in any other perspective book - until now! Full-color, step-by-step demonstrations move you beyond the theories and let you practice the techniques in real scenes. A special chapter on drawing curves helps you break out of the box and draw cylinders, ellipses, cars and, most importantly, people in perfect perspective. Shortcuts and tips show you how to create believable perspective in no time flat. No matter what your skill level, Vanishing Point offers you a new way of looking at perspective and lets you draw as though you have decades of drawing experience - even if you don't. You'll learn everything you need to know to pour your imagination on the page with power and confidence.