Toolbox

Here are a bunch of tools that I use to better my creative endeavors. Let me know if any of these work for you or if you have tools you’d like to share with me.

Some of the links are affiliate links (meaning; I make a few cents if you buy from the links below, but it does not cost you any more than usual). 

Books

Storytelling

– Graphic Storytelling & Visual Narrative by Will Eisner

– Comics & Sequential Art by Will Eisner

– Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud

Composition

– How Pictures Work by Molly Bang

Anatomy

– Figure Drawing by Andrew Loomis  (^This one is tough to find, but anything you can find by Loomis is great)

– Dynamic Anatomy by Burne Hogarth

Perspective

– Perspective for Comic Book Artists by David Chelsea

Inking

– The Art of Comic Book Inking by Gary Martin with Steve Rude

Working with Scripts

– Words for Pictures by Brian Michael Bendis

Writing

– On Writing by Stephen King

– On Writing Well by William Zinsser

Coloring

– Hi-Fi Color For Comics: Digital Techniques For Professional Results by Brian Miller, Kristy Miller

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