E-books: Visual Communication

  • Visual-Gestural Communication: A Workbook in Nonverbal Expression and Reception book cover

    Visual-Gestural Communication

    A Workbook in Nonverbal Expression and Reception, 1st Edition

    By Willy Conley

    Visual-Gestural Communication is a truly unique volume in non-language communication devoted to the study of universal gestures, facial expressions, body language, and pantomime. Readers develop the skill and confidence to interact -- sans shared language -- with individuals, such as someone who is…

    eBook – 2019-04-05
    Routledge

  • How Drawings Work: A User-Friendly Theory book cover

    How Drawings Work

    A User-Friendly Theory, 1st Edition

    By Susan C. Piedmont-Palladino

    How Drawings Work cheekily explains that what architects make is information that enables other people to make buildings. That information comes in a variety of forms: drawings by hand and computer, models both physical and virtual, and words as needed. The book reflects in witty prose on the…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling: Creating Immersive Stories Across New Media Platforms book cover

    Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling

    Creating Immersive Stories Across New Media Platforms, 1st Edition

    By Kelly McErlean

    Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling provides media students and industry professionals with strategies for creating innovative new media projects across a variety of platforms. Synthesizing ideas from a range of theorists and practitioners across visual, audio, and interactive media,…

    eBook – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • Perception and Imaging: Photography as a Way of Seeing book cover

    Perception and Imaging

    Photography as a Way of Seeing, 5th Edition

    By Richard D. Zakia, John Suler

    When you look at an image, what do you see and feel? What do you want your audience to see and feel when they view your work? For over thirty years, Dr. Richard Zakia helped thousands of photographers hone in on their creative vision through the inspirational, informative text and images included…

    eBook – 2017-10-23
    Routledge

  • Breaking In: Tales from the Screenwriting Trenches book cover

    Breaking In

    Tales from the Screenwriting Trenches, 1st Edition

    By Lee Jessup

    Breaking In: Tales from the Screenwriting Trenches is a no-nonsense, boots-on-the-ground exploration of how writers REALLY go from emerging to professional in today’s highly saturated and competitive screenwriting space. With a focus on writers who have gotten representation and broken into the TV…

    eBook – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • The Other Kind of Funnies: Comics in Technical Communication book cover

    The Other Kind of Funnies

    Comics in Technical Communication, 1st Edition

    By Han Yu

    The Other Kind of Funnies refutes the mainstream American cultural assumption that comics have little to do with technical communication-that the former are entertaining (in a low-brow sense) and juvenile, whereas the latter is practical and serious (to the point of stuffiness). The first of its…

    eBook – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • Screenwriting Fundamentals: The Art and Craft of Visual Writing book cover

    Screenwriting Fundamentals

    The Art and Craft of Visual Writing, 1st Edition

    By Irv Bauer

    Edited by Vimi Bauer

    Screenwriting Fundamentals: The Art and Craft of Visual Writing takes a step-by-step approach to screenwriting, starting with a blank page and working through each element of the craft. Written in an approachable anecdote-infused style that’s full of humor, Bauer shows the writer how to put the…

    eBook – 2016-11-03
    Routledge

  • Creating Comics as Journalism, Memoir and Nonfiction book cover

    Creating Comics as Journalism, Memoir and Nonfiction

    1st Edition

    By Randy Duncan, Michael Ray Taylor, David Stoddard

    This book provides student journalists, artists, designers, creative writers and web producers with the tools and techniques they need to tell nonfiction stories visually and graphically. Weaving together history, theory, and practical advice, seasoned nonfiction comics professors and scholars…

    eBook – 2015-10-08
    Routledge

  • Framing the Interpreter: Towards a visual perspective book cover

    Framing the Interpreter

    Towards a visual perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anxo Fernandez-Ocampo, Michaela Wolf

    Situations of conflict offer special insights into the history of the interpreter figure, and specifically the part played in that history by photographic representations of interpreters. This book analyses photo postcards, snapshots and press photos from several historical periods of conflict,…

    eBook – 2014-11-13
    Routledge

  • Rhetoric in the Flesh: Trained Vision, Technical Expertise, and the Gross Anatomy Lab book cover

    Rhetoric in the Flesh

    Trained Vision, Technical Expertise, and the Gross Anatomy Lab, 1st Edition

    By T. Kenny Fountain

    Rhetoric in the Flesh is the first book-length ethnographic study of the gross anatomy lab to explain how rhetorical discourses, multimodal displays, and embodied practices facilitate learning and technical expertise and how they shape participants’ perceptions of the human body. By investigating…

    eBook – 2014-07-11
    Routledge
    ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

  • Visualizing Climate Change: A Guide to Visual Communication of Climate Change and Developing Local Solutions book cover

    Visualizing Climate Change

    A Guide to Visual Communication of Climate Change and Developing Local Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Stephen R.J. Sheppard

    Carbon dioxide and global climate change are largely invisible, and the prevailing imagery of climate change is often remote (such as ice floes melting) or abstract and scientific (charts and global temperature maps).  Using dramatic visual imagery such as 3D and 4D visualizations of future…

    eBook – 2012-03-29
    Routledge

7Series in Visual Communication

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