#HFGather Illustrator Chat: Pat Cummings, Dan Santat & Mike Curato on Graphic Novels

May 29, 2020 | HFGather, Illustration

On today’s #HFGather Illustrator Chat, host Pat Cummings talked with Dan Santat and Mike Curato about creating graphic novels. It was SO illuminating–and we had a surprise drop-in visitor during the Q&A (Aaron Becker)!

  • The process: pacing, page turns, color blocking, outlining and more
  • Learning from other artists
  • Using traditional vs. digital media
  • Doing your best work when you’re personally inspired
  • Growing up on comics
  • Scripting a graphic novel
  • Holding onto your style over the course of the novel
  • What to avoid
  • Some book recommendations for learning about making graphic novels

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