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Art Book Recommendations

ANIMALS:
The Art of Animal Drawing by Ken Hultgren


COMICS:
Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud

Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels by Scott McCloud

Reinventing Comics: How Imagination and Technology Are Revolutionizing an Art Form by Scott McCloud

How To Draw Comics The Marvel Way by Stan Lee and John Buscema

Comics and Sequential Art: Principles and Practices by Will Eisner

Expressive Anatomy for Comics and Narrative: Principles and Practices by Will Eisner

Framed Ink: Drawing and Composition for Visual Storytellers by Marcos Mateu-Mestre

DigitalArttutorials.com How to Photoshops CDs by Brian Haberlin
(Not a book but great Step By Step How To)


CARTOONING:
Cartooning the Head and Figure by Jack Hamm

How to Draw Manga (Various) By Study of Manga Techniques

Cartoon Animation By Preston Blair

The Mad Art of Caricature by Tom Richmand


DIGITAL:
The DC Comics Guide to Digitally Drawing Comics by Freddie Williams


DRAWING:
Force Character Design From Life Drawing by Michael D. Mattesi

The Drawing Bible by Craig Nelson


LIFE DRAWING:
Force: Dynamic Life Drawing for Animators by Michael D. Mattesi

Bridgman's Complete Guide to Drawing From Life by George Bridgman

Figure Drawing for All It's Worth by Andrew Loomis (or any Andrew Loomis book)


MOVIE POSTER:
See any Drew Struzan Book


PERSPECTIVE:
Walter Foster Beginner's Guide Perspective By Ernest Norling

The Complete Guide to Perspective by John Raynes


REFERENCE:
Facial Expressions: A Visual Reference for Artists by Mark Simon

Facial Expressions Babies to Teens: A Visual Reference for Artists by Mark Simon


STORYBOARDING:
Bill Barry Presents How to Draw Animation Storyboards: A Step by Step Guide
by Bob Singer


WEB:
How To Make Web Comics -By Brad Guigar, Dave Kellett, Scott Kurtz & Kris Straub
(Real and in-depth info about and by people making money at Web Comics.)

The Webcomics Handbook -By Brad Guigar

***Just Starting to Work on This. Will Add More as Time Permits! These are all book I have read and used and have or would whole heartedly recommend.

Friends

Elsewhere - The Comic Awakens

Journal Entry: Mon Jan 4, 2016, 9:00 AM
The comic is back, up and running... 

  • Listening to: Christmas, Chicago and happy stuff
  • Reading: Bone, Marvel OZ Books, Cool Jerk
  • Watching: Christmas specials, Star Wars, Duck Dodgers
  • Playing: With My Kids.
  • Eating: Too much, bad holidays
  • Drinking: Too Much Caffeine

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Joe5art
Joseph Krejci 5th
Artist | Professional | Varied
United States
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Hi There. Make sure to take your time now that you got here:
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-Joe

By the way... All artwork is copyright Joseph Krejci, all rights reserved.
If you want to use something please ask and give proper credit.

Current Residence: So. Cal. - Yucaipa, CA
Print preference: To be in print and distributed.
Favourite genre of music: Lots of different stuff: 80's, New Wave, Oldies 50's-60's-70's, Rockabilly, Jazz
Favourite style of art: Black & White Comics Cartoon and older style book illustration
Operating System: Mainly Mac, I've used both
MP3 player of choice: Ipod
Favourite cartoon character: Speed Racer, Wile E.
Personal Quote: That's a Whole Lot of Aztecs! - The Tick
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OK true believers, What Elsewhere strips do you like the most? The everyday live stuff or the big adventure comics? Looking at old strips and am amazed at how good they were at doing nothing (But being funny at the same time). 

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2 deviants said Keep trying do do a mix of adventure and regular life.
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No deviants said Make it a time period piece. 1980's?

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Joe5art Featured By Owner May 3, 2016  Professional General Artist
Thanks you again Mario for the points. Just bumped the amount up to pay for the next year on DA. Price jumped from $30 to $50 for a year.
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Craftea Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2016   Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch! ^w^
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Trevor-Nielson Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2016  Professional Artist
Thanks for the add, I will endeavor to put out quality work in the future for you to appreciate.

Thanks, 
Trevor
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Joe5art Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2016  Professional General Artist
Sure thing Trevor. It's good to see your work.
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Trevor-Nielson Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Professional Artist
thanks
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Trevor-Nielson Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2016  Professional Artist
Thanks for the fave on Red Sonja: Rock and a Hard Place! I dont do a lot of pin-ups, so its nice to know they're appreciated.

Thanks, Trevor
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Joe5art Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2016  Professional General Artist
I'm sorry I have not been more Social here as late but I am going to try and work on that.
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TallToonist Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015   Traditional Artist
~Hey, just wanted to wish you an AWESOME BIRTHDAY :D :D :D ~Have a GOOOD one...  :)
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Joe5art Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thanks Man.
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oilers1972 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Professional General Artist
I just saw the Year One archive, and I think it's great.
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