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An Artist's How-To for Graphic Novels

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An Artist's How-To for Graphic Novels

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How to Draw Noir Comics: The Art and Technique of Visual Storytelling
Courtesy Shawn Martinbrough

From Sin City to One Hundred Bullets, noir comics are about all things dark and shady. The genre relies heavily on visual story telling.

The simple placement of shadows and lines can give away villains or betray a hero's fears. Now seasoned illustrator Shawn Martinbrough is pulling back the curtain on this "dark art."

His new book is titled How to Draw Noir Comics: The Art and Technique of Visual Storytelling.

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How to Draw Noir Comics

The Art and Technique of Visual Storytelling

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