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Sketch Card Mania : How To Create Your Own Original Collectible Trading Cards - Randy Martinez

Sketch Card Mania

How To Create Your Own Original Collectible Trading Cards


Published: 1st January 2012
Format: ePUB
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In this age of digital everything, presenting someone with an original, hand-drawn piece of art makes a big impression. So it's no wonder sketch cards (trading cards featuring one-of-a-kind artwork) are such a sensation. Packed with cool examples from various artists, Sketch Card Mania shows you how to create your own personal and professional-looking cards with guidance from long-time veteran of the trading card industry Randy Martinez.

  • Basic technique instruction for sketching in pencil, colored pencil, pen and ink, colored markers, acrylic, watercolor and mixed media
  • The mechanics of designing and constructing sketch cards, from what to include on the back to printing, cutting and mounting them just right
  • 20 step-by-step demonstrations featuring a range of styles and subjects - heroes, villains, athletes, aliens, wizards, elf warriors and more
  • Expert tips for connecting with other artists, promoting yourself and sharing your work online
  • Plus awe?some inside tips on breaking into the business from five industry professionals
  • Whether your goal is to generate fans, get commissions or just have fun, this book will show you how to make stand-out cards that really say something about you as an artist.

  • Introduction -- Materials -- Basics of a sketch card -- Cutting and printing -- Sketch card demos -- Breaking into the business -- Conclusion.

    ISBN: 9781440315152
    ISBN-10: 1440315159
    Format: ePUB
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 128
    Published: 1st January 2012
    Publisher: F+W Media