Writing and Drawing Comics
A guided sketchbook with templates for graphic storytelling, with ideas, tips, and tricks from comic artists.
This colorful, engaging guided sketchbook contains a mini-course in graphic storytelling and hundreds of pages of blank templates. Designed for an adult audience with YA crossover, the notebook contains artwork from eight established comic artists, each piece annotated with tips and tricks, for example, 10 panels that always work. The journal also features exercises in character creation, storyboarding, and graphic narrative building. With differing styles and backgrounds, the artists offer illuminating and insightful ideas to expand anyone’s drawing and storytelling skills. The book includes funny and engaging exercises for how to convey emotion, time, and perspective through drawing, sequencing, and storytelling.