B.E.S. Inspires the Creative Mind

Take a ride into your creative side and discover your niche! It doesn't matter where your talents lie—you can choose the type of artist you want to be. B.E.S. paves the way with new and informative titles for the imaginative storyteller and the technical designer.

The Comic Book Artist's Workbook: Perspective
A Guided Logbook for Beginners
Dan Cooney

Paperback w flaps, 176 pp., 8 1/2" x 11"
ISBN 978-1-4380-1246-9
$21.99, Can$27.50

Are you an Aspiring comic book artist? If so, this book is for you! Seasoned author Daniel Cooney shows readers how to draw credible perspective from any point of view for convincing backgrounds and their relationships with the characters that inhabit them. This instructional book works like a journal filled with exercises for creating scenes in the context of storytelling. Practical demonstrations and interactive workbook grids to complete show readers how to enjoy the process as they develop their drawing mechanics and storytelling "chops."

Follow the Author's Plan and Become the
Best Comic Book Artist EVER!

Explore the behavior of light and its importance for drawing from imagination; the concepts of composition; how to create visually engaging characters and environments; using reference to create fantastic work from unique camera angles; and more. Once you've come to grips with perspective, you'll notice that your work looks and feels authentic.

About the author:
Daniel Cooney
graduated with a BFA in Illustration from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He is the bestselling author of Writing and Illustrating the Graphic Novel and The Complete Guide to Figure Drawing for Comics and Graphic Novels.

Interior Design Course
2nd Edition
Principles, Practices, and Techniques for the Aspiring Designer
Tomris Tangaz

Paperback, approx. 144 pp., 8 3/4" x 8 3/4"
ISBN 978-1-4380-1240-7
$24.99, Can$31.50

This updated edition offers an emphasis on: research and mapping processes; new case studies that showcase the use of different materials; the importance of drawing and sketching by hand in addition to using the latest digital programs; and more. Step-by-step tutorials will guide you through the entire design process, starting with planning the space, and instructions on choosing color schemes and furnishings, as well as working with a variety of materials. Separate units focus on design principles pertaining to:

  • The suburban home
  • The urban live/work apartment
  • Utilitarian bathroom and kitchen design
  • Commercial interiors—restaurants, retail spaces, and offices

  • It's Your Very Own Personal Interior Design Teacher

    Get advice on becoming a professional interior designer along with detailed tips for preparing a portfolio and marketing your skills. Finished examples by professional designers and advanced student work presents scores of beautiful and instructive color photos and reflects a fresh, contemporary approach to interior design. Includes over 300 color illustrations.

    About the author:
    Tomris Tangaz
    is Course Director and a senior lecturer in interior design at the prestigious Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of the Arts, London. She has many years of experience working as a professional interior designer in both the commercial and private sectors.

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