Women in Comics

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Figuring Out How I Feel about Women in Comics So, if you want to make it in comics, apparently, you have to know how to draw impossible women in impossibly contorted positions. This was never really one of my goals, … Continued

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The Principles of Animation in Comics: Staging

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The Principles of Animation Apply to Comics I’ve mentioned elsewhere that although I’m drawing comics, my key influences are animators. My belief is that comics should be drawn in a specific way. The artist should have the reader’s brain in … Continued

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The Upright Digitigrade Problem

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The Problem So, a while ago I posted about anthropomorphism — specifically, how I planned to handle it in my graphic novel, Żużel and the Fox.  But one thing that has persistently nagged at me is the mechanics of digitigrade legs. … Continued

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Designing a Character (VIDEO)

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This is a few minutes of highlights from a live video stream I did. I talk through a few of the problems I encounter while designing a new character for the Rudek and the Bear webcomic. She’ll appear in the … Continued

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Test Page of Żużel and the Fox

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It’s been a while since I posted a Rudek and the Bear comic, and there’s a good reason. I’ve been honing my skills on a “test” of the first page of Żużel and the Fox. You know, the graphic novel this whole … Continued

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Posters!

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  Okay, okay. So I made these to practice coloring techniques. And Żużel and the Fox is nowhere near ready. But if you’re as excited as I am for the graphic novel, maybe you want to support the project. Now you can — … Continued

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Writing Scripts for Graphic Novels

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If you’re like me, you’ve Googled something like “comic book script format.” Or “graphic novel writing structure.” More than a few times. I never find what I’m looking for, precisely. What about you? Maybe you want to make sure your … Continued

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Facial Expressions

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Just felt like sharing some of the “rejected” sketches for Lucky’s face in panel in this comic. I think these each have their own appeal, but they didn’t communicate what I wanted. I ended up going with a much subtler … Continued

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Site Redesign in “Beta”

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I’ve just spent about a month setting up this website, and sent out a few invitations for people to check it out. I’m excited to begin this new chapter in the process of making this book happen! Calling it “Beta” … Continued

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Page Layouts are Half Complete!

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Progress with page layouts is going well. I’m now at the halfway point! Sort of by accident, these tiny drawings–each page is about 2″ x 3.5″–are becoming pretty detailed and elaborate. I just got really into the process of composing … Continued

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