Instructional Videos

P. Craig Russell’s Guide to Graphic Storytelling

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P. CRAIG RUSSELL’S GUIDE TO GRAPHIC STORYTELLING VOLUME 1 lessons include how to properly introduce your story, how to establish and visualize the emotional dynamics of your characters, the introduction of characters, the introduction and use of props, effective page composition, the use of parallel narrative and more. Featuring sequences from SALOME, SIEGFRIED, THE SANDMAN, MURDER MYSTERIES, HUMAN REMAINS and more. 120 Mins. Region 0. NTSC.

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P. CRAIG RUSSELL’S GUIDE TO GRAPHIC STORYTELLING VOLUME 2 continues the acclaimed educational series with Russell examining sequences from THE SPIRIT, FABLES, TALES OF THE SLAYERS, DEATH IN VENICE, STORMBRINGER and his graphic novel adaptations of Neil Gaiman’s CORALINE and SANDMAN: THE DREAM HUNTERS. This video series provides an essential learning experience for both aspiring and experienced writers and artists, as well as anyone with a serious interest in the visual arts. 105 mins. Region 0. NTSC.

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P. CRAIG RUSSELL’S GUIDE TO GRAPHIC STORYTELLING VOLUME 3 continues the acclaimed educational series with Russell examining sequences from THE RING OF THE NIBELUNG, THE JUNGLE BOOK, SANDMAN: THE DREAM HUNTERS and more. This video series provides an essential learning experience for both aspiring and experienced writers and artists, as well as anyone with a serious interest in the visual arts. 91 Mins. Region 0. NTSC.

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P. CRAIG RUSSELL’S GUIDE TO GRAPHIC STORYTELLING VOLUME 4 continues the acclaimed educational series with Russell examining art featuring ELRIC, THE SANDMAN, THE SPECTRE and more. Numerous lessons also reveal Russell’s process of adapting THE GRAVEYARD BOOK from Neil Gaiman’s written word to the graphic novel format. 90 Mins. Region 0. NTSC.

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Volume 5

New Release! P. CRAIG RUSSELL’S GUIDE TO GRAPHIC STORYTELLING VOLUME 5 concludes the acclaimed educational series with Russell examining art from nine classic comic creators–including Carl Barks, Hal Foster, Al Williamson, Alex Toth, Will Eisner and more. 65 Mins. Region 0. NTSC.

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