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Visual Narrative for Comic Books: Illustrate Your Own Universe

Setting the Story

A course by Sam Hart , Comic Book and Storyboard Artist

Comic Book and Storyboard Artist . São Paulo, Brazil.
Joined November 2019

Learn to create your own fictional world through visual storytelling

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About the video: Setting the Story

Overview

“In this lesson, I will show you how understanding the underlying themes and important moments in your story will help translate it into comic book script form. ”

In this video lesson Sam Hart addresses the topic: Setting the Story, which is part of the Domestika online course: Visual Narrative for Comic Books: Illustrate Your Own Universe. Learn to create your own fictional world through visual storytelling.

Partial transcription of the video

“Setting the Story Romance, tragedy, vengeance, growing up, hero's journey, et cetera, et cetera. Some people say there are seven basic stories, some people say three. Personally, I ascribe to the theory that all stories can be reduced to one. Ultimately, all stories begin with a status quo, a character is embedded in a world. This is our setup. We introduce the protagonist, our who, and the location, the where, quite often also, same time, we will introduce the when, so we have three questions answered in the setup, the who, the where, and the when. If we do it right, the reader will connec...”

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Course summary for: Visual Narrative for Comic Books: Illustrate Your Own Universe

  • Level: Beginner
  • 98% positive reviews (157)
  • 4621 students
  • 4 units
  • 13 lessons (1h 59m)
  • 8 downloads
  • Category

    Illustration
  • Software

    Adobe Photoshop
  • Areas

    Comic, Narrative, Storyboard, Traditional illustration

Sam Hart

A course by Sam Hart

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Comic Book and Storyboard Artist

Sam Hart is an Anglo-Brazilian comic book artist based in São Paulo. He fell in love with comic books at a young age and has been reading, drawing, and writing them ever since. He has drawn stories featuring characters such as Robin Hood and The Power Rangers and had one of the graphics novels he illustrated adapted into a film starring oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron.

Aside from creating comic books of his own, Sam regularly teaches illustration and comic book art and is passionate about helping others create their own realities through visual narratives.


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Visual Narrative for Comic Books: Illustrate Your Own Universe

A course by Sam Hart
Comic Book and Storyboard Artist . São Paulo, Brazil.
Joined November 2019
  • 98% positive reviews (157)
  • 4621 students