Where there is light, there are also shadows. This statement is both physically and philosophically true with regard to different media, as it is as one of the most elementary basic conditions. This thesis demonstrates how light and shade play a huge role in the graphical design of illustrations and graphic novels. It points out some manipulations in the narrative picture language and shows the force of expression that can develop with just the colours black and white. The high contrast of these two colours leaves room for the subjective colour feelings and fantasies of each individual reader. The practical work piece, the comic “Keeper of Evil”, is used to illustrate this point.
KEEPER OF EVIL. The visual Communication of the graphic Novel | David Angelo Tschmuck | Bachelor Thesis | Information Design | Major: Communication Design | Mentoring: Johannes Grenzfurthner |
text: from publication “891213″
Illustrations: David Angelo Tschmuck