Albert’s Ninth – The Sound Effects

Albert's Ninth

One of the most challenging aspects of drawing a music comic is how to portray the music. If it is a song, the problem is greatly reduced, but to convey the abstract qualities and emotional complexities of a symphony or sonata requires a lot of forethought and, in my case, considerable research and design work. In the course of exploring the topic I discovered things about sound effects I suspect most comics creators don’t delve into too deeply into.

So I wrote a short paper on the topic, a pdf of which you can download here. To read on screen, continue below.

Silence of the Sounds

 

 

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