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Story Creation for Comic Books

Alright so you have decided to create your own comic book, but aren’t sure how to get started. Well there are a couple of ways to get going on the … Continue reading Story Creation for Comic Books

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What type of art class should I take?

If you are looking for art classes to help you improve then try these tips in order to choose the class right for you: First figure out what you are … Continue reading What type of art class should I take?

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What’s first, watercolour or pen and ink?

If I am doing a painting using watercolour and pen & ink in a class setting many times I am asked what I paint first. The answer often depends on where and … Continue reading What’s first, watercolour or pen and ink?

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What pen type should I use for inking my comics?

If you read my earlier post regarding comic book paper you probably want to know the type of pen you should use. I and most of my artist friends use … Continue reading What pen type should I use for inking my comics?

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What size of paper do comic book artists use?

Have you ever wondered what size of paper comic book artists draw on? The standard is what we call comic artboards which are 11×17 in size and have the crop … Continue reading What size of paper do comic book artists use?

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Creating a story

Have you tried to create a comic story but weren’t sure exactly where to start? The best place for me is in point form. Pull out a piece of paper … Continue reading Creating a story

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What is a caricature?

A caricature is an exaggeration of a person or item that holds a likeness to the object or individual. Most caricatures are of people, but I personally caricature vehicles as well … Continue reading What is a caricature?

Creating Gifts from Your Art

Tis the season for gift giving. For those of you that are artists you may want tor try a cool way to push your art and also get all gifts … Continue reading Creating Gifts from Your Art

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Selecting an ink pen

Have you ever tried an ink pen and found it to be a very messy experience? Part of the problem is not knowing how to use it and the other … Continue reading Selecting an ink pen