Making Comics – With Salgood Sam @ Syn Studio!
Teachers Bio . Salgood Sam is an enthusiastic teacher, and comics artist with over 25 years experience crafting sequential art for both love and money.
Posted: Saturday Jan 16, 2021
Comic Detail: http://makingcomics.spiltink.org/
Making Comics 101 – Making Comics
Posted: (5 days ago) This course teaches the universal basics of Comics/BD/Manga storytelling. You will learn some of the formal visual language of comics, ways to approach character development, dramatic story structure, dialogue, pleasing to read sequential artwork, the fundamentals of inking, lettering, & enhancing story through colour.
Basic Drawing Exercises – Making Comics
Posted: (3 days ago) How we hold our tools can have a big impact on the kinds of lines we make. There is not real “wrong way” exactly, but the best universal drawing grip is the tripod, the way most of us are taught to hold a pencil for writing.
Noodle Arms to Bigfoot: A Cartoon family – Making Comics
Posted: (4 days ago) The art of Alex Toth uses strong design and chiaroscuro contrast to be bold while often breaking the contour line. But still his work otherwise is exemplary of the graphic punch that typified American Comics. And of course, there’s Kirby.. Europeans comics evolved a little differently, with a tendency towards a more ‘illustrative’ line, and early on they aspired to artistic heights that ...
Transitions! – Making Comics
Posted: (1 days ago) Action-to-Action: Next most common i’d guess, and a workhorse of superhero comics, is Action to Action. Really it’s more or less a less finely sliced version of Moment to Moment, and typically focuses on significant events. or movement from panel to panel, and over larger intervals of time between moments. These examples come from Sea of Red.In the sinking shot the similarity to Moment to ...
Penciling! – Making Comics
Posted: (4 days ago) Laying down the master lines! I will have a more formal content to post here including notes and tips on Penciling later, but for now I wanted to post at least this, a playlist of YouTube posts of my penciling, in both pencil and with pens as well.. The main point of “penciling” is to create a clean, preparatory drawing to ink over.
Character and Design – Making Comics
Posted: (3 days ago) A while back I did this fun two-part webcomic about Tropes, and had to design four characters for it.. Fairly realistic but slightly cartoony, I needed each to embody who they were at a glance! Here’s my character model sheet.
Page aspect ratios & templates – Making Comics
Posted: (2 days ago) The measurements of each template are printed on the bottom of the large templates. On my templates, the innermost dotted area marked with an ‘S’ on the thumbs, is the “Safe Area”.