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Author: Chiu, David Wayne

Brand: Rockridge Press

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 80

Release Date: 08-09-2020

Details: Product Description Create your own graphic novel and bring your coolest stories to life Do you have a story to tell? Now you can write your own books for kids by creating your own graphic novel! With this step-by-step guide, you’ll discover the storytelling skills of sequential art. For budding young storytellers with fantastic tales to tell, this guide will get you drawing in no time. Write your own books for kids with the guidance provided on outlining, scripting a story, pacing the action, and planning transitions. Then break out of the traditional comic book panel with a variety of blank templates to fill in! Place your own captions, speech balloons, and sound effects―or don’t! It’s all up to you when you write your own books for kids. With this book, you can experiment and explore to create a graphic novel of your very own. This guide includes: Write your own book for kids―Put your storytelling skills to use with exercises that teach you how to develop outlines, title your story, and plan the action. Space to create―Find a wide variety of blank panels and templates for any medium―plus plenty of room to add your own speech bubbles and sound effects. Pen to paper―Write your own books for kids with simple steps that walk you through penciling, lettering, inking, and coloring your panels. Learn how exciting it can be to write your own books for kids with Create Your Own Graphic Novel. Review “David Chiu truly makes drawing comics fun in this book: he manages to share his expertise succinctly while not bogging down the reader with too many lengthy explanations. I would recommend this book to children of any age interested in drawing their own graphic novel, and any teacher to have to help prepare for teaching comics in the classroom.” ―David Shear, Art Teacher, Long Island, NY “David Wayne Chiu’s Create Your Own Graphic Novel is a great starter workbook for the young cartoonist. Whereas many how-to-draw-comics books get bogged down in drawing technique, Chiu’s focus is on the more integral aspects of comics―storytelling and theory! He succeeds in presenting these topics so as to make them comprehensible to the young reader, in a sequence of step-by-step interactive lessons. This is a great introductory volume to prepare the young cartoonist for the more advanced Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud.” ―Jason Little, Cartooning Coordinator, School of Visual Arts “If you're curious about comics as a creative means to tell your story, Create Your Own Graphic Novel: A Guide for Kids is an absolute must-get! It's an essential guide that walks the reader through all the basics in a clever and engaging way. David Wayne Chiu utilizes his deft skill, combining words and pictures to give you the understanding of how you, too, can create your own story using words and pictures. He conveys the joy and relative ease of the task while covering a lot of ground. For those of you looking to create your own graphic novel, there is no better way to start than with this guide. Highly recommended!” ―Fletcher Chu-Fong About the Author DAVID WAYNE CHIU provides an array of sequential art and illustration services. His comic art has been published under Pronto Comics’ Deathology. David has illustrated several instructional comics for Controlled Combustion and Kaotica Corp and was a commercial storyboarder for Chubb Insurance, Brave New World, and Forge Apollo Videoworks.

Package Dimensions: 10.0 x 8.0 x 0.2 inches

Languages: English