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Art of the Graphic Memoir: Tell Your Story Change Your Life

Tom Hart



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13 November 2018
Art techniques & principles; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Fiction-related items; Other Film, TV & Media; Reference; Graphic Novel
#1 New York Times bestselling author and Eisner-nominated cartoonist Tom Hart has written a poignant and instructive guide for all aspiring graphic memoirists detailing the tenets of artistry and story-telling inherent in the medium. Hart examines what makes a graphic memoir great, and shows you how to do it. With two dozen professional examples and a deep-dive into his own story, Hart encourages readers to hone their signature style in the best way to represent their journeys on the page.

With clear examples and visual aids, The Art of the Graphic Memoir is emotive, creative, and accessible.
By:   Tom Hart
Imprint:   Griffin
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 221mm,  Width: 191mm,  Spine: 12mm
Weight:   540g
ISBN:   9781250113344
ISBN 10:   1250113342
Pages:   288
Publication Date:   13 November 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

TOM HART is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and critically acclaimed Eisner-nominated cartoonist. He is the Executive Director of The Sequential Artists Workshop in Gainesville, Florida. He is the creator of Rosalie Lightning, Daddy Lightning, and the Hutch Owen series of graphic novels and books. The Collected Hutch Owen was nominated for best graphic novel in 2000. He won a Xeric Grant for self-publishing cartoonists.

Reviews for Art of the Graphic Memoir: Tell Your Story Change Your Life

This how-to from cartoonist Hart (Rosalie Lightning) ably sets its readers on the path to creating graphic memoirs...[Hart's] sincere investment in the topic shines through on every page, bolstering the case that the process of writing one's memoirs in graphic form is both artistically viable and personally rewarding. --Publishers Weekly

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