9780823047734

Simplified Anatomy for the Comic Book Artist: How to Draw the New Streamlined Look of Action-adventure Comics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780823047734

  • ISBN10:

    0823047733

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-05-15
  • Publisher: Random House Inc
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Summary

Maybe you've noticed. Today's superheroes and action heroes aren't as brawny and muscular as they used to be. In fact, almost all the characters in comic books and on TV have a fresh, new looksimplified, streamlined, edgier, with a hint of anime/cartoon design, and appealing to kids and adults alike. Now Christopher Hart, the superhero of how-to-draw books, has come to the rescue of artists everywhere withSimplified Anatomy for the Comic Book Artist. Anatomy has always been a difficult subject, but for this book Hart uses his straightforward approach to show a simpler way. In clear step-by-step illustrations and text, he shows: how to draw streamlined figures in poses; body types and muscles; the mechanics of facial expression; how to know which muscles to eliminate in a simplified drawing; grouping muscles; muscle contours versus bone contours; muscles in classic comic-book poses like flying and punching; and more. Now artist can stop struggling with the fine points of anatomy and start creating modern looking heroes and heroines with help fromSimplified Anatomy for the Comic Book Artist.

Author Biography

Christopher Hart is the world’s best selling author of drawing and cartooning books. His titles have sold more than 2.5 million copies worldwide and have been translated into seventeen languages. He lives in Connecticut.

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