The Lasso Tool is typically used for selecting irregular sections of an image. You can, however, use it as a drawing tool.
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, […]
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Webcomics fall into two general categories: those who use backgrounds, and those that look bland. It’s time to develop an eye for scenery.
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 you have ever had problems getting your characters’ expressions just right, or you want to make sure they convey the right level of emotion, this website may help you.
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.
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.