Hey, it’s a new year! Maybe you made a resolution that has to do with your creative craft, like write the script for your graphic novel or draw a page a day. A big goal, something to strive for! That’s … Continue reading
In his great book Steal like an artist Austin Kleon recommends stealing from various sources in order to create your own unique artistic expression. I wholly endorse this message! But how do I practically implement this advice? I recently tried … Continue reading
I’ve previously written about the benefits of using a mirror to learn how to draw gestures. But maybe you don’t have the same rubber face that I do. So I put together a little tutorial / study of different facial … Continue reading
Why is it sometimes so hard to keep a schedule when creating content for the web? And how can we set a system in place to circumvent our fleeting motivation? That’s what I try to answer in this episode.
When you’re writing your script, it’s important to take the pressure off and ban your inner critic from meddling. Writing a script for my comics was the lesson that took my process to the next level. And after I learned … Continue reading
A lot of us struggle finding the time to make comics. There just aren’t enough hours in the day! Though some of us are richer or more talented than others, there is one area were we are all equal: we … Continue reading
I got a really good question in an email the other day. A subscriber in Nigeria (Hello, Africa!) asked me about conceptualizing: “How do you see each drawing before you actually put pen to paper?” My gut response was: Well, … Continue reading
Jeremy Barlow is an Eisner Award nominated writer and editor whose graphic novel credits include Mass Effect Foundation,Dethklok: Metalocalypse, and R.I.P.D. City of the Damned. He lives in Portland OR, and is a member of famed Periscope Studio. What made … Continue reading
Erik Larsen has been writing and drawing Savage Dragon for the last two decades. Before that he worked on Spider-Man. He likes Savage Dragon better. What made you decide to work in the medium of comics? I’ve drawn comics since … Continue reading
Writer/artist Palle Schmidt talks about his methods for coming up with story ideas, writing in his underwear, talking to himself and how to solve story problems with the use of balloons! What are YOUR story generation tips? Please share!