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    Everyone Has A Graphic Novel

    Is it just me or does it seem like everyone and their mother on this site always seems to be making some sort of graphic novel, when they don;t have any true skill when it comes ot anatomy or design. It seems like they don't even have the basic understanding of perspective.

    I don;t get it.


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    And making a comic obviously isn't good practice for all of those.
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    Why don't you go critique some of them so they can get better?

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    Quote Originally Posted by +oas+ View Post
    Is it just me or does it seem like everyone and their mother on this site always seems to be making some sort of graphic novel, when they don;t have any true skill when it comes ot anatomy or design. It seems like they don't even have the basic understanding of perspective.

    I don;t get it.
    You don't get that all artists have different skill levels? You don't get that regardless of skill level, an artist might still want to express themselves? You don't get that you don't have to look at any art that you don't want to look at? You don't get that artists don't magically become good at comic book art (or any art for that matter) and need to grow with their skills just like anyone else in the world?

    How would you propose they got to be worthy of your eyes if they didn't draw the best they could and then get feedback on how to improve?

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    Uhh how can you get better at making graphic novels or comics w/o....well making graphic novels or comics.

    It's not just about anatomy. It's about storytelling too. You can have all the best anatomy in the world and still not convey proper storytelling.

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    You can't make an omelett without breaking a few eggs...

    ... or was that about something else? ^^'
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    I don't get the point of this thread.

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    What's wrong with people wanting to make a graphic novel?

    It's nice to have a goal.

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    Some of us are shitting out more than that (we have novels, great art, full length feature animations, sculptures etc) just that they're not fully formed or firm enough yet to crack the toilet bowl of life.

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    Quote Originally Posted by +oas+ View Post
    I don;t get it.
    Maybe you should make some comics. Some things can only be understood through the process of fucking up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by +oas+ View Post
    Is it just me or does it seem like everyone and their mother on this site always seems to be making some sort of graphic novel, when they don;t have any true skill when it comes ot anatomy or design. It seems like they don't even have the basic understanding of perspective.
    It's just you.
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    .. Lack of variety makes life boring and monotonus dude..

    Last time I checked, the whole point of a comic and/or graphic novel was to tell a story or express humor...

    I shall give you a few examples:

    Garfield.. Dilbert..
    Everything by Johnen Vasquez or Rowan Dirge

    Duckman, ren and stimpy..

    Everything by Genndy Tartakovsky..

    Manga..

    Frode Øverli.. Robert Crumb (well.. Under Harvey Pekar)

    Mike Mignola..

    Picasso..

    Do you see where i am going with this?

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    I don't have a graphic novel but I played one on TV once. It was the hardest acting job of my career.

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    I don't have one either. I have like, a buttload of them...they aren't worth much and just sit around in boxes.
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