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Computers and Making Comics, Part 3

Tweet I have talked about hardware when it comes to using computers to making comics.  What about software? There’s many choices out there.  All drawing programs come down to two kinds – raster and vector.  Raster-based programs have images depicted … Continue reading




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Computers and Making Comics, Part 2

Tweet Picking up from where we left off last time, I’ll talk some more about computers and how they tie into making comics. In this particular blog post, friends, I’ll discuss hardware.  Before we get started, I need to emphasize … Continue reading




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Computers and Making Comics, Part 1

Tweet Today, I’m going to talk about a tool in making comics that I haven’t really touched on yet.  That is the computer. In today’s highly digital, Internet connected age, the computer has become one of the standard tools in … Continue reading




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The Basics of Copyright

Tweet Today, I will talk to you about a relevant subject when it comes to comics or, in fact, any intellectual property (literature, music, film, and so on).  It’s copyright.  Copyright itself is a vast subject and going over it … Continue reading




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Review: Drawing in Pen & Ink

Tweet It’s been quite some time since I’ve done a book review so today I plan to talk about a handy manual that can help you in drawing comics.  The main tool used in drawing comics is the pen.  Some … Continue reading




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Join the Sunnyville Stories mailing list

Tweet Your attention please!  Now up and running is the official Sunnyville Stories mailing list.  Powered by the nice people at Mailchimp, this is a mailing list that will see material sent out to you on Fridays.  Be sure to … Continue reading




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Wood Texture Drawn with Pen

Tweet Work continues on Sunnyville Stories #12.  Besides my usual Speedball 513 nib, I’ve been using other pen points in my drawing as well as the Koh-I-Noor Rapidograph pens. I’m quite pleased with how Rusty turned out here.  There was … Continue reading




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The Working Area

Tweet Work is continuing on Sunnyville #12 but I thought I’d show you the workspace I use and the surrounding area. This is where I draw.  I use a flat surface, though some out there prefer surfaces that are more … Continue reading




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Book Review: Words That Sell

Tweet It’s been awhile since I’ve done a book review.  So I have one here that should be a boon to anyone who makes comics. Promotion is necessary and you must market your work, even if your work is handled … Continue reading




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Noodler’s Ink

Tweet Work continues on inking Sunnyville Stories #10.  I ran into a challenge a few days ago that ended up leading to a neat discovery. I’ve been unable to find Speedball Super Black India ink so far here in North … Continue reading




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