Draw Comic Book Action: Techniques for Creating Dynamic Superhero Poses and Action

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Author: LEE GARBETT

Category: The arts

Book Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: David and Charles

ISBN: 9781446312971

RRP: $47.99

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What does every aspiring comic artist REALLY want to draw? Action, of course! Learn how to render all aspects of adrenalin-filled movement, from jaw-dropping superhero antics to kick-ass fistfights. The hallmark of the comic book, the action is what draws a reader in and keeps them hungry for more in this classic guide all the skills you need to make your action fast-paced and full of movement are laid out on the page, from one of the best creators working in comics today. Techniques for drawing every dynamic action are explained, from body contact and flying through to fistfights, group rumbles and full-on battles. Clever exercises show how to achieve convincing movement, from dynamic standing poses, to running, swinging, flying and fighting. An Action File of comic character drawings in dynamic poses forms an invaluable resource for practice and reference, making drawing action the easiest thing in the world! AUTHOR: Lee is a New York Times best-selling artist, best known for his work on Batman, Lucifer and Batgirl for DC and Spider-Man, Loki: Agent of Asgard and Defenders for Marvel Comics. Lee has produced concept design and promotional imagery for several movies, including X-Men: Days of Future Past and Mile 22 and worked on various ad campaigns and poster designs for the likes of Lucasfilm, Warner Bros and The Jim Henson Company. He is based in the UK. SELLING POINTS: . This is the definitive guide book to drawing comic book action solely devoted to this specific skill set. . Includes plenty of step-by-step demonstrations plus an Action File of action poses as a quick reference to get you started. . Tips, tricks and guidance from author Lee Garbett one of the best comic book artists working today.

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