Make sure your line art is in a separate layer from your colors! Digital coloring can be just as elaborate and detailed as an oil painting. But if you’re just getting started, here is a simple step-by-step guide for getting … Continue reading
This is my next graphic novel project! Filling in the blanks should be no biggie, right? Well, there’s a little more to it than that. I recently posted this picture on Instagram and Facebook that got a lot of likes – … 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
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
“I find that art is 90 percent fear!” Artist, teacher and CEO of MakingComics.com, Patrick Yurick, visited Copenhagen and I got to show him the better parts of the city. We also managed to record a podcast on his view on the … Continue reading
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.
Everything seems to be moving towards going digital – even making comics. But are you ready to make the jump? While the digital possibilities are vast and very tempting, I still see advantages in the oldschool method of drawing on … Continue reading