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.
A quick recommendation of three books to read for a better grasp on storytelling, structure and sequential art.