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
Coloring digitally in Photoshop or Manga Studio can save you some time and grief, and it is pretty easy to learn. Here are a few pro tips to make it even easier! Start with the background color and the general … Continue reading
listen to ‘Process, pixels and pitfalls – Comics for Beginners podcast episode 27’ on audioBoom 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 … 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!
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
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.