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Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book Art. Unit 1- Introduction to Comics. 4 Types of Comics. Single-panel Comic A stand-alone cartoon, usually intended to provoke laughter, often called a “gag comic” (traditionally found in a newspaper or magazine). Comic Strip - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


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Quiz 1 Review-Comic Book Art1Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtUnit 1-Introduction to Comics2Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book Art4 Types of ComicsSingle-panel ComicA stand-alone cartoon, usually intended to provoke laughter, often called a gag comic (traditionally found in a newspaper or magazine).

Comic StripA usually humorous narrative sequence of cartoon panels (traditionally found in a newspaper or magazine).

4 Types of ComicsComic BookA magazine with one or more comic strips, often with a sustained narrative

Graphic NovelSimilar structure to a comic book, but stories are more mature in nature

Comic GenresGenre- A category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/5Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtThumbnail SketchesSmall, unfinished sketches used to develop an idea

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/6Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtCharacter ProfileA general outline that helps build your characters personality

What information might it include? Name, age, height, hobbies, etc.

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/7Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtUnit 2-Facial Features8Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtCorrect Facial ProportionsHead Shape-Like an up-side-down eggEyes-Halfway down the headNose-Halfway between eyes and chinMouth-Halfway between nose and chinEars-Between eyes and noseNeck-Starts where ears endhttp://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/9Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtCorrect Facial Proportions

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/10Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book Art3 Views of the Face

Front View View Profile View

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/11Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtFacial ExpressionsEyes- most important feature to alterMouth- almost as important as the eyesAll features can be exaggeratedWhen you change one facial feature, if will effect the others!When trying to draw different expressions, look in a mirror or use a reference imagehttp://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/12Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtManga vs. Western FeaturesManga = larger eyes, pointier chins

Manga Westernhttp://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/13Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtCharacter PortraitAn illustration of your character from the shoulders-up, showing at least part of the face

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/14Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtUnit 3-The Basic Body15Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtCorrect Body ProportionsDefinition of Proportion- part of the object compared to its whole (its general shape or form)Average adult human = 8 heads tallAll body features have certain proportionsYou can exaggerate proportions in cartooning

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/16Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtSpine-Mannequin TechniqueHelps the artist maintain accurate scale and proportion while creating body massDraw the spine (stick figure) then add the mannequin (shapes to build mass)

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/17Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtForeshorteningWhen the body isnt standing at attention, limbs may look shorter than they would actually appear in real life and should be drawn as such

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/18Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtUnit 4-Costuming19Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtHistorical Timeline of FashionAncient Times (Egypt, Greece, Rome)- Clothing was loose and flowing with lots of draping and minimal ornamentation

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/20Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtHistorical Timeline of FashionByzantines, Middle Ages- Heavier clothing; ruffles, capes; more detail

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/21Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtHistorical Timeline of Fashion15 19th Centuries- Elaborate styles; lavish materials powdered wigs; huge, flowing gowns; pants

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/22Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtHistorical Timeline of FashionModern Day- Depends on the decade; much less clothing!

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/23Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtHistorical Timeline of FashionSuperhero Fashion- Bright colors; shiny; symbols and letters; capes

Japanese Streetwear-Neon colors; cartoonish style; includes schoolgirl costumes

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/24Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtFabric FoldsEvery time the body moves, the clothing changes. Folds constantly morph, so there is not one correct way to draw a shirt or a sleeve. The form underneath makes the folds.

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/25Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtModel SheetA representation of your character showing costuming and body design from different angles (front, profile or view, back)

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/26Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtIllustration Media / Materials27Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtMicron PensFine point drawing and illustrationpensthat provide the archival quality of Pigma inkDifferent numbers = different tip thicknesses01 (thin), 03 (medium), 05 (thick)

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/28Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtPrismacolor MarkersDouble-ended illustration markers that have an advanced dye-based alcohol ink formulationUse quick, even, and light strokes, and dont press too hardLeave white space on paper for highlightsLayer marks on top of one-anotherColorless Blender-used to soften the edge between two different colors

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/29Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtBristol BoardHeavy, high-quality paper used for illustratingSmooth texture allows markers to blend easily

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/30Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtSketchbook Assignments:Panel Layout Strategies31Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book ArtPanel Shot StylesWays of laying out a panel creatively

From Comic Strip HW Assignment


Extreme Close-up

Medium Shot

Long Shot


Dutch Tilt

http://forbiddenplanet.com/picks/50-best-graphic-novels/32Quiz 1 Review- Comic Book Art6 TransitionsStrategies for transitioning between panelsFrom Jack & Jill HW Assignment

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