Tag Archives: drawing

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, […]

Drawing male and female anatomy

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.

Cross hatching

Cross hatching, the ancient art of drawing intersecting lines, is something that has never seen a significant amount of favour in web comics. This may be due to a number of issues, the main one being the dominance of low-res images during the formative years of online comic publication, but with the advent of higher quality displays, adding a little cross hatching can really add a sense of depth to your comics.