Time to make some tough choices! As an artist you often have more ideas than you have the time and resources to complete. How do you decide what projects to do next? How do you make sure you’re not just … Continue reading
Going to a convention or a book show can be quite a nerve wracking and exhausting experience. So why go at all? Plenty of reasons; inspiration, networking, fun, the chance to connect with new readers and put your work in … Continue reading
Sometimes negative thinking is a good idea! Especially if you’re designing a very dark piece of art, focusing on the highlights rather than blacks can be useful. In this little video I demonstrate how I transform a black piece of … Continue reading
If you thought I was lying on a beach somewhere, you are thoroughly mistaken! Here’s part of what I’ve been up to this past year or so. Probably the busiest time of my life ever – and still is. Watch … Continue reading
I’ve just finished my work on the monthly book from BOOM!, Thomas Alsop. This video is about some of the lessons I learned working on that book – hopefully there is some value in it for you too!
Here is a little trick to get the job done faster, if you’re trying to draw a leather jacket. It works on other things as well! There is an Amazon link in the resources section to the acrylic markers shown … Continue reading
Is there a right way to hold a pen or a pencil when you draw? One of my YouTube chanel followers seems to think so. And it’s NOT how I hold a pencil! Sign up for my FREE 7-day Comics Crash … Continue reading
A time-lapse video of me painting a page of Thomas Alsop from BOOM! Studios. Hopefully some helpful tips here. More on the book at thomasalsop.com Related videos: Sketching a page of Thomas Alsop
Another look into the my process as I sketch a page of Thomas Alsop (out now from BOOM! Studios). For more on Thomas Alsop go to http://thomasalsop.com/.
When you’re making comics as painted art, getting the borders and balloons nice and black can be tricky. I found a workaround that I share in this quick tip.