Robin Etherington‘s How to THINK when you WRITE book has already smashed its target on Kickstarter, but if you haven’t already backed it, or got your hands on copies of his brother Lorenzo’s How to THINK when you DRAW books, this is your chance to do so.
How to THINK when you WRITE is a 200 page full colour hardback book, gathering together two years of Robin’s writing tutorials, also available, as ever, free to read online, tackling an enormous range of subjects.
Created as a companion to brother Lorenzo’s record-breaking How to THINK when you DRAW series, the vast array of subjects are designed to benefit creators of all skill levels, from writers wrangling their first plot to the seasoned scribe.
This is the first time the collection has been available for purchase and has launched exclusively and is, currently, only available on Kickstarter.
Also on offer via this new Kickstarter, depending on how the crowdfunding option you choose, are copies of How to THINK when you DRAW Volumes One and Two by Lorenzo Etherington, again both are 200 page full colour hardback books measuring 8.5″ by 8.5″. The books collect together masses of Lorenzo’s drawing tutorials, covering an enormous range of subjects. The series is extremely user-friendly, designed to benefit every skill level, from the absolute beginner to the seasoned professional.
Robin and Lorenzo Etherington are British comic, book and film creators who work together as The Etherington Brothers. They have created the free online series of tutorials How to Think when you Draw and How to Think When You Write, before printing them with the support of Kickstarter crowdfunding.
In addition to their wonderful strips for the weekly The Phoenix comic, Their clients include studios such as Disney, Dreamworks, Aardman, and the BBC and have worked on properties such as Star Wars, Transformers, Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon.
How to THINK when you DRAW Volumes One and Two raised a staggering $1 million dollars across two campaigns, the campaign for Volume 2 the most successful art book of all time on Kickstarter.
The new campaign for How to THINK when you WRITE, launched just yesterday, has already raised over £32,000, and if you want a copy, Kickstarter is the only way to get a copy right now.
The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War” and “Dan Dare”.
He’s the writer of “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.