In this second part of our buffer debate, Zoë Kirk-Robinson argues in favour of getting a few episodes under your belt before launching your new webcomic.
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If you’re going to be drawing webcomics, one of the things you will almost inevitably have to do at some point is draw a person. Since we are surrounded by people (or images of people at the very least) every day, we have become very good at recognising when a drawing of a person does not look right. Learning to draw humans (or a passable facsimile of a human) is one of the entry-point skills you will need if you are going to be a success at making webcomics.
If there is a universal experience all artists share, it is that we think our earliest work sucks. Don’t make the mistake of re-drawing those old comics.
Earlier today, I received a comment from JYHASH on the article about The Perils of Fan Comics. Here is my response.
The winners of this year’s Webcomic List Awards are now live. The list of winners is well worth a look.
The Rule of Three is a very common tool in the writer’s arsenal which helps to build a basic but serviceable story, or even the structure of a joke.
I’m not usually one for requests, especially requests that involve me shutting up; even for a day. Nevertheless, when Noel Curry of Dialogue Free Comics Day emailed me about this year’s event, I had to say something about it. Oh, the irony.
If you’ve ever found when trying take something back to the shop that they won’t give you a refund, read on.
While the majority of negligence lawyers in the UK are now well aware of the neighbour principle in establishing a duty of care, this was not always the case.
Always remember that you have the right to reject their offers and get your gold back, no questions asked.