There are many ways to script a comic but we’re going to discuss the style I picked up when first starting out in comics. It’s a modified version of the style Neil Gaiman uses, which is apparently a modified version of the style Alan Moore uses so you know it’s a scripting style that works.
Webcomics need characters. The reader is going to need someone to focus on and associate with when they read your work.
Colour can make or break a comic. It adds an extra level to an otherwise flat and dull comic; even making more readers take interest.
What separates good art from great art is a sense of depth to the image. Shading adds tangibility to the image, and makes it look more natural.
The greatest comics in the world will generally have three things in common: an excellent script, excellent artwork, and excellent lettering.
It’s Victorian England, 1889, and London is still reeling from the aftermath of Jack the Ripper.
The Lasso Tool is typically used for selecting irregular sections of an image. You can, however, use it as a drawing tool.
There are veteran comics doing the rounds that don’t have the presentation Steve Ogden has managed in just shy of seven months.
A common problem webcomic artists stumble into with alarming regularity is the need to see constantly rising viewing figures. The need for validation can be a significant one.
The creator of the popular Amerimanga Misfile talks to The Webcomic Builder about how and why he creates webcomics.