Update: The review for this book is available at parkablogs.com/node/4667
Book description and images are from Design Studio Press
Framed Ink - The ultimate guide to visual storytelling! How to make the audience "feel" the story while they are "reading" the story. Using his experiences from working in the comic book industry, movie studios and teaching, Marcos introduces the reader to a step‑by‑step system that will create the most successful storyboards and graphics for the best visual communication. After a brief discussion on narrative art, Marcos introduces us to drawing and composing a single image, to composing steady shots to drawing to compose for continuity between all the shots. These lessons are then applied to three diverse story lines ‑ a train accident, a cowboy tale and bikers approaching a mysterious house. In addition to setting up the shots, he also explains and illustrates visual character development, emotive stances and expressions along with development of the environmental setting to fully develop the visual narrative.
Spanish born Marcos Mateu Mestre is a visual concept, traditional animation layout, and graphic novel artist whose film credits include titles such as ‘Balto’, ‘The Prince of Egypt’, ‘Asterix and the Vikings’ and ‘Surf’s Up’ amongst others. With an extensive experience of twenty years in feature animation, working mainly for Dreamworks and Sony Pictures, he has also been teaching drawing, illustration and visual storytelling techniques for twelve years. His works as a film maker have mostly included both the design and cinematic aspects of film, taking care of frame composition, lighting and visual continuity of many key sequences in some major productions.
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this one looks good. please
Submitted by rachel on
this one looks good. please do a review of this one if you are able to get hold of a copy :-) Thank you!
Definitely looks interesting.
Submitted by ghost1515 on
Definitely looks interesting. I'm trying to do more storyboards and this should be helpful. Looking forward to the review!
Great looking book, would
Submitted by LA_Way on
Great looking book, would love a review as I doubt I will be able to check this book out in any of my local book shops. Looks a great tool for aspiring comicbook and storyboard artists.
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