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  1. 1. Text Sequential Story Telling The British Comic Book
  2. 2. Lesson Objectives <ul><li>Introduce the British Comic Book and discuss its cultural influence. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss the story telling strengths of a variety of British comics. </li></ul><ul><li>Explore techniques of creating comic art in Photoshop and Illustrator. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The British Comic <ul><li>The Great British Comic has enjoyed a very influential existence over the second half of the last century. It became the staple form of entertainment for many a schoolchild of the 1950’s through to the 1990’s </li></ul><ul><li>The development of numerous TV Channels and computer games changed the emphasis away from the comic book but, in it’s day, the industry was both lucrative and innovative in the art it created. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Action And Adventure
  5. 5. Comedy & Fun Stuff
  6. 7. War Stories & Sport
  7. 8. War Stories & Sport
  8. 10. Comics Aimed at Girls
  9. 11. DC Thompson Ltd <ul><li>Have a look at the following site and explore some of the comics created by this famous company </li></ul><ul><li>http://thebeanoproject.blogspot.com/2009/06/brief-history-of-british-comics-1937.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.kellyscomics.com/history-and-statement.php </li></ul>
  10. 12. Andy Capp <ul><li>A famous Hartlepool Comic Character </li></ul>
  11. 13. Billy The Cat <ul><li>This action based comic strip still appears in The Beano today </li></ul>
  12. 14. Creating This Effect In Photoshop Photoshop <ul><li>Let’s see how you can achieve this effect from a photograph and create a Noir style comic strip. </li></ul><ul><li>Using a story board and plot, write a short story using a descriptive theme for each story box to create short 5 box story. </li></ul><ul><li>If you feel confident with your drawing how about attempting an Andy Capp style homage. </li></ul>

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