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Ballpoint Pen

In Tools by Amanda Whipp0 Comments

Unconventional tools make for unconventional comics. Either in design or narrative. Amanda Whipp, a professional ballpoint pen artist, shares her struggles and experience from using uncommon tools.

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Options For Printing Comics

In Tools by Phillip Allen0 Comments

Any comic creator worth their salt knows the difference between the available options for printing comics. Be it POD printing or Offset printing you should be very familiar with their pros and cons.

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Preliminary Sketches

In Practices, Tools by Phillip Allen0 Comments

Using preliminary sketches can be a great way of making sure that your work remains consistent throughout a project. They can be of great use at any point in the comic creating process. Find out how!

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Easy Peasy Character Bio

In Tools by Phillip Allen0 Comments

Never underestimate how easy it can be to lose track of how your characters behave and appear. Using a character bio can help in keeping consistent in designing of characters from the beginning.

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Digital Illustration

In Tools by Niles Data0 Comments

Digital illustration has brought forth a plethora of tools and features that have helped the comic industry evolve. I’ll touch on some of those features and stigmas that have been associated with it.

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Emotional Graph

In Tools by Phillip Allen0 Comments

A little-known scripting tool, the emotional graph can be great for visualizing your character/story’s flow. It also has the benefit of helping with editing. Be sure to read to find out the details!