I recognize the need for an artist to be more mindful of the business aspect. But I’m feeling a lot of resistance to the whole product/market lingo and finding it hard to implement in my own life. If people want … Continue reading
One of the most important art lessons I ever got was when my studiomate Ole Comoll showed me what tangents are – and how to avoid them. In this video I try to pass that lesson along while using examples … 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
Making comics is fun – but also hard and lonely work! What do you do when you are dissatisfied with your story or your art? How do you stay motivated, when no one seems to care? How do you … Continue reading
I got an email from a VIP subscriber who had a bunch of questions regarding his process. What program or software do you suggest for paneling or arranging the images with boarders on a computer? How much bigger should I do … Continue reading
In any comic, the way the panels arranged on the page is extremely important. Equally important, is what’s inside the panels! Every panel has it’s own composition. And the arranged panels make up the composition of the page. It is … Continue reading
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/.
Do you have to draw backgrounds on every panel? The short answer is no. If you start with a good establishing shot and learn these 5 hacks, you can get away with very little background drawing! 1: Structure If you … Continue reading