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Illustrative styles for graphic novel

Post by Mike T » Sun Jan 08, 2012 12:01 am

Some style tests I'm doing for a fun look for a graphic novel. Haven't designed the characters yet. Still working out story.

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Re: Illustrative styles for graphic novel

Post by Kazu » Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:03 pm

These are really nice!
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Re: Illustrative styles for graphic novel

Post by Mike T » Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:10 pm

Thank you, Kazu! Here's another style test.

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Re: Illustrative styles for graphic novel

Post by Mike T » Thu Feb 16, 2012 10:41 am

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Re: Illustrative styles for graphic novel

Post by Mike T » Sun Feb 19, 2012 2:12 pm

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Re: Illustrative styles for graphic novel

Post by -PookeyG- » Fri Feb 24, 2012 11:03 am

I really want to read this. Where can I get a copy or just read or whatever.

I would really like a printed book of this if you can swing it down the line.
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Re: Illustrative styles for graphic novel

Post by Mike T » Sat Feb 25, 2012 1:18 pm

Thanks PookeyG. These are just tests I'm doing to come up with a particular style.
I'm getting close to an established look, though. I'm working on the story
and thumbnails now, and I do plan on self-publishing a full color printed
book, (finally). I love beautifully printed books and good book design, and plan
on going through kickstarter to hopefully raise the funds so I can do it the way
I envisioned. I'll probably launch a Tumblr webpage to document it. I'll keep an update
on here about it, though. Peace out.

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Re: Illustrative styles for graphic novel

Post by Mike T » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:57 am

Here's some more

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Re: Illustrative styles for graphic novel

Post by -PookeyG- » Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:48 am

Sounds great. Keep us posted.

Just a thought: I am noticing a lot of close-up shots. They look fine, but one after the other after the other makes a comic look claustrophobic. Can we see some medium shots and some establishing shots?

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Re: Illustrative styles for graphic novel

Post by Mike T » Sun Feb 26, 2012 3:29 pm

Oh, these aren't for panel shots. I just using the similar sized frame to
test different styles, texture, & colors. These don't have anything to do with
the actual comic.

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Re: Illustrative styles for graphic novel

Post by Mike T » Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:03 pm

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