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The Sequential Artists Workshop Guide to Creating Professional Comic Strips

This is the book you need if you have any interest in making good comic strips. An 83-page book on the comic strip from "What size do I draw?" to conceiving ideas to drawing and inking and coloring. The SAW Guide to Making Professional Comic Strips is a complete how-to manual for making the best comic strips you can, from conception to idea generation to layout, lettering, finishing, coloring and even selling. From an experienced professional comic strip artist (Hutch Owen, Ali's House), the book is loaded with examples and instruction as well as personal stories within the industry.
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Table of Contents

Introduction by Tom Hart Technical Stuff Creating A Scenario Creating Characters Generating Years of Ideas Writing Jokes and Cliffhangers Drawing for Strips Inking, Lettering, Coloring Selling a Strip Break the Rules! Appendix I: The Creation of a Page Appendix II: Comic Strip Random Instruction Cards Bibliography Learn more at The Sequential Artists Workshop

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About the Author

Tom Hart: Tom Hart is a cartoonist and the Executive Director of The Sequential Artists Workshop, a school and arts organization in Gainesville, Florida. He is the creator of the Hutch Owen series of graphic novels and books, and has been nominated for all the major comic book industry awards. His daily Hutch Owen comic strip ran for two years in newspapers in New York and Boston, and his "Ali's House" strip, co-created with Margo Dabaie was picked up by King Features Syndicate. Hutch Owen runs daily on

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