Get Graphic!

Using Storyboards to Write and Draw Picture Books, Graphic Novels, or Comic Strips

Based on more than twenty years of experience with teachers and students, this practical book illustrates how classrooms can "get graphic" as they draw and write amazing stories. The book describes an eight-stage process that begins with an idea and ends with a visual picture book, graphic novel, or comic strip.

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Based on more than twenty years of experience with teachers and students, this practical book illustrates how classrooms can "get graphic" as they draw and write amazing stories. The book describes an eight-stage process that begins with an idea and ends with a visual picture book, graphic novel, or comic strip.

Get Graphic! introduces the power of a storyboard in stages of the creative process—from brainstorming ideas to using thumbnail sketches to develop, revise, and finali...read more

About the Author(s)

Mark Thurman is best known as a children's author/illustrator.  He has written and illustrated sixteen books and designed and illustrated more than twenty-five books for other authors. As an author/illustrator, Mark has toured Canada extensively, sharing his stories and ideas with children and teacherrs in hundreds of schools.

Emily Hearn writes picture books, poetry and music, radio and TV scripts. She is a speaker on children's creativity and a mentor for the Toronto District School Board and for elementary school children who send work to WIER (Writers in Electronic Residence).

Table of Contents

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The Way an Artist Speaks
Storyboard Templates
Index

Product Details

Grade Range: K-12
Media: 96 pp/paper
Year: 2009
Item No: 8252
ISBN: 978-155138-252-4

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