Présentation de l'éditeur
About This Book
- Illustrated with real-world examples, we embark on a journey of a comic's creation from initial idea to finished page
- Discover methods for emulating analog creation digitally and investigate ways of producing unique comics
- Full of examples and illustrations to make comic creation fun and easy
Who This Book Is For
"Manga Studio Beginner's Guide" is for beginners in comic creation. The more you know about how comics are made, the better you will be, but it's not essential to get the most out of this book. Even if you're a professional comic artist, this book will get you up to speed on using Manga Studio 5.
What You Will Learn
- Create your own story in Manga Studio 5
- Learn how to create pages to make them presentable on the Web and on paper
- Identify ways to make your comics "sound" as good as they look by using software that complements speech balloons created by Manga
- Master different ways to color your comics
- Use the 3D posable figures in Manga Studio 5 to augment your own knowledge of anatomy to draw characters in action poses
- Discover ways to compose a page to direct the reader's attention where you want it to be
Using Manga Studio 5 to create comics is an enriching experience. Instead of using graphite and ink, we can get creative with digital marking tools. Once you've got to grips with the basic use of these tools, creating comics digitally is just as expressive and fun as creating them on paper.
Manga Studio 5 Beginner's Guide is for beginner and experienced comic artists who are new to Manga Studio. The book delves into the methods of creating a comic, from an idea, character, script, and rough layouts, all the way to the finished art. No matter what character you are creating—superheroes, sci-fi, fantasy, real world, or Manga—Manga Studio 5 Beginner's Guide will be your go-to book for creating comics.
Biographie de l'auteur
Michael Rhodes took apart grocery bags at the age of five to create pads of drawing paper. Decades later, he still hasn't stopped, although he has switched from grocery bags and crayons to charcoal, paint, pen, ink, and computer. He has taught web designing at Silicon Valley College and has conducted cartooning classes for elementary school children. He has illustrated Tales of The Living Room Warrior, an eightpart fable following the epic adventures of cats from the creation on of the world to the domestication of humans. He is also the creator of Thingies, a fantasy comic book series that details the adventures and perils that a reporter experiences while she uncovers secrets of her universe. His books and art work are carried by Fantastic Comics in Berkeley, Heroes and Villains Comics in Pleasanton, and Solo Comics in the Napa wine country. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Digital Design. His cartoons and artwork are displayed at www.crtoons.com and www.quatumgumbo.com.