Prepare Your Comic, Manga or Graphic Novel For Print | Geoffrey Jacobs | Skillshare

Prepare Your Comic, Manga or Graphic Novel For Print

Geoffrey Jacobs, Drawing Expert

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16 Videos (52m)
    • Introduction

    • Overview of the comic/manga production process

    • How large should I draw my pages?

    • Printer's marks

    • What you need to know about page count

    • Resolution explained

    • Bitmaps vs. Vectors

    • Colour modes

    • Questions to ask yourself before going to print

    • Binding options

    • Creating impositions for saddle stitch

    • ISBN's and barcodes

    • Sending your files to print

    • Paper weight & paper finish

    • Proofs

    • Conclusion


About This Class

Have you ever wanted to make your own manga, graphic novel or comic?

Most aspiring creators focus on the art or the story, and forget about the printing process. But understanding the printing process is crucial!

This course breaks the printing process down into easy, bite-sized chunks. In less than one hour you will learn everything you need to make your comic or manga look awesome in print. You will learn everything from color set up to binding options and everything in between. Enrol today!

18 of 18 students recommendSee All

This course answered every single question I had and simplified things that seemed really difficult. If you want to create a comic book watch this course.
Very professional and straight to the point! This taught me a lot about printing and I hope it will help others as well.
As someone who's working on a graphic novel that i wish to have printed one day, I find this course to be AMAZING! Thank you very much for all this useful and essential information :) !





Geoffrey Jacobs

Drawing Expert

Hi, my name is Geoff and I'm a professional illustrator.

From a young age I have had a passion for drawing, inspired by cartoons, comics and the animal world. I taught myself to draw, and now I want to teach you!

Whether you want to draw for fun, or professionally, I want your drawing experience to be as easy as possible. I do this by pointing out simple observations that most students miss, and by sharing lessons from my 27 years of drawing experience.

I'll give you ...

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