Tag Archives: comics

Sketching to Scan

When a comic is going to be inked and coloured on a computer, it is important to bear this in mind while drawing the original artwork. Often all that will be needed is a basic sketch, like any other form of sketching to ink but, unless you’re prepared to spend time adjusting the scanning quality and contrasts, etc., getting only the details out that you actually need can be tricky.

Where do you get your ideas?

Writers and webcomic artists alike are often asked where they get their ideas, and although each person will have different methods for gaining and maintaining inspiration, there are some common features.

Advertising Tips

When most webcomics start out, the advertising they look to will generally begin and end with Project Wonderful. However, it is not the only way to bring traffic to your site.

Character Design

There’s a general assumption that we can tell a lot about a person by the way they look, so, in comics, we have to be aware of what impression we are intending to create.

What the eff are you looking at

Guest article by R(ed) of Meiosis. First things first: I am not an artist. My comic draws itself. If you have ever asked someone “How do I improve my art” you will get the fair and reasonable answer that’s something along the lines of drawing from real life. Sure it might be landscapes, or nudes, […]