DRAW OUT THE STORY

DRAW OUT THE STORY
Ten Secrets to Creating Your Own Comics

From single-panel comics to full-blown graphic novels, comics come in endless shapes, sizes, and styles. But when you think of it, they all do one thing: tell stories:

And it’s storytelling – and the ways in which comics can do it best – that Draw out the Story is all about! This book boils cartooning down to ten tried-and-true secrets that will inspire a novice and challenge a budding young master. Whatever cartooning style you want to use, this one book explains it all: from the drawing and the writing to even the most powerful techniques of metaphor, color, placement, and so much more.

Bursting with nearly 200 illustrations, engaging so-it-yourself exercises, and countless methods to spark your creativity, this is the only guide to making comics you really need.

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Winner: ILA Intermediate Nonfiction 2014

Finalist: Silver Birch Nonfiction 2014

Nominated: Hackmattack Nonfiction English 2015, Maine Student Book Award

September 2013
144 pages, colour illustrations
6 x 8 in
Format: Paperback
Ages 8 to 12
ISBN 978-177147-003-2

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