Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud Men of Tomorrow by Gerard Jones The .. del dibujo y las herramientas que se usan para crear una página de cómic. Scott McCloud tore down the wall between high and low culture in with Understanding Comics, a massive comic book about comics. DESCRIPTION. Excelente recopilacin de la experiencia de Mc Cloud en los terrenos de la narracin grfica, con magnficas recomendaciones y.

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I really loved this book. The “exercises” at the end of each chapter might actually be helpful too. I can’t count the times that McCloud said, “A complete understanding of this topic is beyond the scope of this book, buuuut let me do all the hard work cmcloud give you the highlights. As such, the book is a curious exploration of counterintuitive narrative and artistic approaches an artist might deploy while still using the basic comics tropes of sequenced illustrations and text arranged in and out of framed borders.

Overall, it was everything I expected it to be. I don’t think that this book is quite as accessible as the others–it presumes a lot of foreknowledge. Instead McCloud leads this book with the ide Scott McCloud always reminds me why I love comics, and this book is no different. Being rather new to the comics world I only started reading them more steadily last yearI was eager to know more about the medium, and various online hzcer kept pointing to Understanding Comics The Invisible Art also by Scott McCloud as a great starting point.

And from there he provides the reader with a toolbox. But of course the entire book is one big comic so there are tons of illustrative pictures and comparisons for those who want to see a more concrete example!

If you ever held the disparaging opinion that comics are the daytime trash of the publishing industry, think again.

Every time I read it I notice a new gold nugget of information or philosophy that inspires me to ccomics and make more comics. In Reinventing Comics, McCloud took this to the next level, charting twelve different Touches on topics such as clarity, setting up the scenes, and learning the difference between throwing words and images on a piece of paper and “hoping” the audience gets it versus carefully thinking about, constructing, and presenting images and words effectively to convey a story.


He also has Reinventing Comicsbut that seems to be unpopular, heh.

In Reinventing ComicsMcCloud took this to the next level, charting twelve different revolutions in how comics are generated, read, and perceived today. And he does all of it in his inimitable voice and through his cartoon stand-in narrator, mixing dry humor and legitimate instruction.

I highly recommend this book for those interested in creating comics, especially if you’ve had no formal training. I got this book for a Japanese culture class! Both comic book devotees and the uninitiated will marvel at this journey into a once-underappreciated art form.

Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels by Scott McCloud

Basically, McCloud is taking the lessons of Understanding Comics and adding a few new theories about the Schools of Creative Thought Classicists – pieces of beautiful art, think Hal Foster; Animists – content first, almost everybody; Formalists – experimenting with the form, ala Dave McKean; Iconoclasts – creating authentic human yacer, R.

If you’re interested in creating comics you should definitely add this guide to your “to read” list. Feb 28, Toby rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Although I was never a huge fan of his retro-esque work on the 80s Zot! We keep getting distracted by all the formal possibilities along the way, and wind up with a stiff, fill-in-the-blanks comic where individual panels are just bored excuses to get to the next big idea Read this whether or not you actually have an interest in making your own comics.

Apr 21, Bruce rated it really liked it Shelves: Rather, it takes a more broad approach, with subjects such as portraying emotion and body language, tools of the trade, and exploring style and genre. McCloud walks the reader through the mechanics of comics how to frame, write, and illustrate comics most effectively into the more tricky technical area of facial expressions and how to draw them with clear, practical, and humorous voice.

After all, animation as we know it was born of comics. Unlike most companion websites to hacfr book, as of this writing this one actually still exists! Otras ediciones – Ver todo Making Comics: Scott McCloud does a mcccloud job in collecting lots of different techniques, tips and tricks, while still encouraging the reader to break out of them and experiment.


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Remember, symmetry means life. Whether you’re brand new to graphic novels or a longtime fan, this book will forever change how you experience comics in all their shapes and forms. Mostrando de 2 opiniones. Jul 20, Danielle Freeman rated it it was amazing Shelves: The rest is excellent sscott any writer who wants to take on the challenge of thinking MUCH more visually. I also love the bits of humor mixed in, it helps keep the learning portion very lively and entertaining.

Feb 28, ramezan mcclouv it liked it Shelves: It is definitely a good read if you want to learn how to make a proper comic. Amazon Business Servicio para clientes de empresa. The information on emotion is influenced by Dr.

This is an excellent book for anyone who is interested in making comics, or just learning about the theory behind them. I just love reading guides for creative activities that aren’t my own.

I’d read Scott McCloud’s The Sculptor before, and liked it very much, and decided that this book would be worth checking out. The first three chapters detail his theory behind the five structural choices moment, frame, image, word, and flow that the writer and artist must consider, human expression and body language that the artist must attend to, and then to the written word that the author must select for greatest effect which may be maximized by using no words at all. Making Comics concerns itself with decisions about the form that can happen organically or chosen deliberately.