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Monthly Archives: January 2012
When I look at the price of paper, Bristol, vellum, tracing – heck even good quality of typing paper and I cannot bring myself to buy pre cut and pre printed paper with blue lines on them. I am not the professional that I read about in the books and magazines. I am a webcomic creator and my money needs to go somewhere else! Cheap – maybe – innovative – on a rare day – brought up to understand how far my pennies go – you betcha’! Here’s the scoop for scaling: Continue reading
Do you really need to ink every pencil line you make – well – it comes down to detail. If you have fine lines – YES! If you have simple lines – no – not really. HERE’S THE TIP AND THE TRICK! Here is Roy from the webcomic: dingBeans. He was drawn on vellum bristol – blue pencil at first then using a HB 0.9mm mechanical pencil, the drawing was finished – NO INKS! Continue reading
BRAIN CRAMP Aaaarrggggghhhhhhhhhhh – writer’s block is not terminal! If you treat writing like a bank account, you can have a lot stored up for a rainy day! Here are tips for keeping the fluids flowing.
IT’S ALL ABOUT THE DOING! Being an insomniac, I will put on the TV and listen for key words and phrases that spark ideas. I write them all down whether I ‘m going to use them now or not and file them in the morning if they still hold my attention. Continue reading