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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Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels

I really enjoy Scott McCloud. Jun 25, Jil H rated it it was amazing. Comice Business Servicio para clientes de empresa. Gana dinero con nosotros. Amazon Music Transmite millones de canciones. Comic book devotees as well as the most uninitiated will marvel at this journey into a once—underappreciated art form. Scott McCloud born Scott McLeod is an American cartoonist and theorist on comics as a distinct literary and artistic medium.

Scott McCloud

In Reinventing Comics, McCloud took this to the next level, charting twelve different This metaphor is used purposefully because often while reading it I felt like I was receiving one unique tool after another and whether it was advice for character designs, atmosphere designs, drawing equipment, Software programming for digital sketching, drafting, etc.

Although I did not personally enjoy this volume as much as the first, mostly because of the many references back to that first work, I am planning to recommend this book to the art teachers in my school district, as it provides an excellent overview of the importance of comics as an artistic medium, as well a providing a series of exercises readers can attempt to improve their creation of comics.

And he does all of it in his inimitable voice and through his cartoon stand—in narrator, mixing dry humor and legitimate instruction. It entertained me, it taught me something, and it inspired me. Rather than a step-by-step manual on how to do it, he presents the groundwork on what to do, and how to approach it. Tapa blanda Compra verificada. The chapters on words and writing are similar to those on art.

– Making Comics

Whenever one writes something that resembles a textbook, there’s mcxloud the chance that it will be parochial in some way, especially if we’re talking about something essentially creative as opposed to something technical, like e. His chapter on the tools available is more brief, but gives a beginning cartoonist enough information to help decide where they would like to make their first forays.


Kindle Direct Publishing Publica tu libro en papel y digital de manera independiente. It’s not just an empty guide of “how-to’s,” it an opportunity share a familiar passion.

Unfortunately, at the time I set out to buy it it was unavailable, so I settled for this one instead. His first book, Understanding Comicsmakes this an explicit theme and is essential reading.

I highly recommend this book for those interested cimics creating comics, especially if you’ve had no formal training. His online comics and inventions can be found at scottmccloud. Delivered with McCloud’s usual wit and creatively designed page.

You’ll learn a lot about how the medium works, and it’ll make you appreciate your already favorite books even more. In a lot of ways, this b I really enjoy Scott McCloud.

Making Comics concerns itself with decisions about the form that can happen organically or chosen deliberately. When I opened it, I was caught off guard by the fact that the entire book is done in a comic format. Mentor Texts 1 5 May 11, In the end, story is story, no matter the medium.

If I had to find something wrong with this book, it would be that it only scratches the surface on most points – but then again, the book describes itself as a starting scot, and throughout the book you get many pointers ccomics the author to further your knowledge of what’s being discussed.

It really opened my eyes to a lot of details I was missing, or rather, things that I was aware of on an 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 searches kept pointing to Understanding Comics The Invisible Art also by Scott McCloud as a great starting point.

He is neither condescending nor intellectually ambiguous — despite his evident braininess. The section on Stories for Humans should be required reading for anyone who tells them. I’ve been reading comics for a while now, and I recently decided that I had a story to tell that would work best as a comic. And he does all of it in his inimitable voice and through his cartoon stand—in narrator, mixing dry humor and legitimate instruction. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


Lists with This Book. Read this whether or not you actually have an interest in making your own comics.

He mcclooud the comic book format to explain points very effectively. Once understood, it’s time for the real fun making some of those comics, huh?

It’s told in an easy, conversational style, making for a quick, yet deeply effective read. McCloud does all of these things, but what makes the book work is that is that he’s always clear that he’s simply suggesting possibilities to the reader, that the final decision lies in the hands of the would-be comic writer, and that his reasons for drawing up lists or categorising things is to give the mvcloud a flavour of the paths that other people have taken, just in case they may be useful.

And one heck of an effective writer and artist at conveying the hidden truths of this ever-developing medium, I might add. Probably one of the best art books I’ve ever read. He also has Reinventing Comicsbut that seems mcckoud be unpopular, heh. I picked up this book because, as a student of animation, I believe firmly that knowing how comics work and hacerr makes them work is essential to being able to make a good animated film or series.

Mar 10, Phoebe rated it it was amazing Shelves: The rest is excellent for any writer who wants to take on the challenge of thinking I don’t do stars. Jun 19, Desiree Sotomayor rated it really liked it. Sep 06, Sofia rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Comic writers, comic artists. Now, in Making Comics, McCloud focuses his analysis on the art form itself, exploring the creation of comics, from the broadest principles to the sharpest details like how to accentuate a character’s facial muscles in order to form the emotion of disgust rather than the emotion of surprise.