"Join Dave Gibbons as he guides readers through every development stage of comics creation, from his personal inspirations, such as Frank Miller, Wally Wood, and Chip Kidd, through the intermediate stage of initial sketches, and, finally, to Gibbons' amazing finished artwork. Opening his extensive vaults, containing scans of his original artwork, sketches, and rarely seen illustrations of Gibbons' techniques, readers learn how to create character design from preparatory sketches, use initial designs to understand page and panel layouts, discover handy tips for lettering, and learn the secrets of successful writing with sample scripts"--Front cover flap
Presents fifteen Borax-free recipes for making slime, including crystal clear slime, Orbeez slime, bubble wrap slime, and fruity, chewy slime
Documentary Film guides students as they conceive and create their own documentary film for their friends and community. The considerate text includes easy-to-follow lists and will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience, these books maintain a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.
"Learn how to create manga from Hirohiko Araki--creator of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure and a master of the medium! Hirohiko Araki is the author of one of the longest-running and most beloved manga of all time, the epic fan favorite JoJo's Bizarre Adventure. According to him, "manga is the ultimate synthesis of all forms of art," and in this book he reveals the secrets behind how to make the magic happen using concrete examples from his own work. Read all about his "golden ratio of beauty" for drawing, the "investigative reports" he draws up for each of the characters he creates, his methodology for storytelling inspired by the great Ernest Hemingway, and many more aspects of manga creation in this how-to guide penned by an industry legend"
Amigurumi is the making of little crochet characters. Designers from all over the world help you surprise your friends and family with these engaging handmade gifts. The projects in this book cover all skill level.
A best-selling artist and art instructor, revealing the unlimited possibilities of manga and the creative secrets behind over 100 pieces of original, never-before-seen artwork, presents the most complete look yet at the variety of creative options available in the world of manga.
"In this beginner's guide, Courtney Legenhausen, owner of Lotus Jewelry Studio, explores fun, creative ways to make impressive earrings, bracelets, and necklaces using minimal tools. Through step-by-step illustrated instructions, she teaches different techniques using lovely projects as examples." -- From back cover
Clear instructions for creating the characters are accompanied by color photos of the finished products along with charming retellings of all five fairy tales. An introductory chapter offers general notes and tips, including pointers on working in the round, stuffing, measurements, and finishing.
They're creepy but they're cute and cuddly, too! Inspired by classic literature, film, and folklore, these 17 crochet monsters will delight everyone with a taste for old-fashioned thrillers and modern tales of horror. Detailed instructions include assembly diagrams for ease of construction along with full-color photos. The patterns are suitable for beginners, but advanced crocheters will find them irresistible as well.