Acting for Artists: Bringing Better Performances to your Cartoons, Comics and Character Illustrations
Submitted by Mark Mekkes on April 6, 2012 - 11:07
There are a lot of books on how to draw better and even a few that specialize in drawing emotions: but they all tend to give the same advice, “make a face in a mirror and draw what you see”. While there’ s no arguing that drawing what you see is the only way to advance as an artist, we’ve all seen enough bad acting to know that “making a face” is no way to create the kind of emotional attachment that’s going to draw a viewer into a narrative or a situation. Artists just aren’t taught the most effective ways to make that face in the mirror.
Acting for Artists: Bringing Better Performances to your Cartoons, Comics and Character Illustrations is a book that’s designed to fill that gap. So, if your New Year’s resolution was to try something to make your art better, then Acting for Artists is the book for you!
Acting for Artists: Bringing Better Performances to your Cartoons, Comics and Character Illustrations uses acting techniques and exercises specifically aimed at artists in order to enhance character driven illustrations and comics. The history and methods of various approaches to actor training will be presented from the perspective of the visual arts. This is an art technique book that will help illustrators and comic artists of all types and skill levels to create more intriguing characters. Through various exercises that combine theatrical and drawing procedures, the reader will be drawn into new ways of thinking about how to better utilize the more mechanical methodologies that are taught in other books and classes.
Acting for Artists is available in ebook format for immediate download at the low, low price of just $2.99. So don’t miss your opportunity to take a look at your approach to art in a whole new way. Find out more at Entire Prize Enterprises.