Here’s an interesting article I read on self-publishing–specifically on self-publishing comics. Although I don’t agree with everything Stef says, and I certainly don’t work in the same format, size, run, etc. she did, a lot of the information is extremely useful for beginners. It’s a great overview of what really goes into self-publishing a comic, … Read more
Trent Kaniuga is the creator of the widely popular web comic (and soon to be game) Twilight Monk. Trent is often asked about his process for drawing, lettering, and composing pages, and he recently created a video to show how he does just that. It’s great insight for anyone interested in creating their own comic, … Read more
DAY AND NIGHT Look familiar? “Day and Night” ran before all showings of Disney/Pixar’s “Toy Story 3″ back in 2010. Check out this behind-the-scenes look at the making of the short. Related articles The Writer Of ‘Toy Story 3′ Has Been Hired To Write The Script For ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ (pinkisthenewblog.com) Is Disney taking … Read more
This is absolutely mesmerizing. Can your Pentel BrushPen do this? Thanks for the link, Drawn! Below is a bonus video of the same artist, Kim Jung Gi, drawing with magic marker on a dry-erase board. Amazing!
How cool is this?! You can bid on the original cover via ebay, and you can find more of Chris’s covers on his blog.
(reposted from the BOOM! Pen) Step 1: Based on Ryan’s script, we do a pencil sketch. By doing this on a computer rather than on paper, we can move things around, resize them, and generally make things easier to read. We also sketch in the word balloons, roughly as big as they’ll need to be, … Read more
Still plugging away at my Where’s Bigfoot? drawing. I was nervous at first, that I wouldn’t know what to draw after a couple of hours, but it’s been a lot of fun coming up with creatures and scenery, and it’s coming to me a lot more easily than I thought it would. I guess all … Read more
I came across this process post from Pieter M. Dorrenboom via the Drawn! blog, taking us through Pieter’s illustration process from start to finish: What I would like to do, is to tell you something about the making of the illustrations. Several times I’ve noticed that some people don’t realize how an illustration is made and how … Read more
After an incredible week of visiting high school classes via Skype and speaking at LTUE about creative processes, it’s nice to know that the fun can continue! To all of my friends who love the Bone comics from Jeff Smith, I recommend Eisner Award-winner Aaron Renier’s The Unsinkable Walker Bean. It’s incredible. Aaron’s ability to tell … Read more
Zac Whitmore owns thirteen bicycles. He works at my favorite bike shop. He runs Bike Provo, an advocacy program that promotes bicycle culture in Provo. He’s probably the single nicest guy in the state. He rides everywhere. Up hills. Over mountains. Last week he rode to my house to find out more about The Chain … Read more