Graphic Novel Best Practices: 4 Ways to Blend Text and Art to Create a Storyline

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We recommend checking out this article: http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/there-are-no-rules/craft-technique/graphic-novel-best-practices-4-ways-to-blend-text-and-art-to-create-a-storyline

Here’s an excerpt…

A vast range of experiences can be portrayed through the combination of words and pictures. Nothing takes better advantage of this than sequential art. Of course, words and pictures can act independently of each other to provoke emotional responses, but when creators utilize both, their powers for storytelling are almost unlimited.

The different ways you can combine words and pictures in sequential art feels infinite, but there are some recognizable patterns commonly used in comics that we can learn from and use in our own work. I’ll use some characters from FAKE BLOOD to help me illustrate these concepts.

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