Clip Studio Paint tutorial: Highlights for Black Hair

Drawing a person with black hair can be tricky. If you’re not careful, you can end up with someone who looks as if a stack of vinyl records melted on their head! This three-minute Clip Studio Paint tutorial shows my […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Increasing social-media engagement using Share Thoughts

Successful social media relies on engagement. The more a post is engaged, the more widely it gets distributed. There are many forms of engagement. Acknowledgement — for example, clicking the Twitter heart or the Facebook thumbs-up — is one of […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab 93: ComicLab enamel pins!

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! In this week’s show, the ComicLab guys discuss how big a comic’s cast of characters should be. Also on the show: Improving your comic by varying the line weight. Then a question asker […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Webcomics Confidential #44: Twenty Questions, Part 3

A young person majoring in Sequential Art at a well-known art school wrote in with a list of twenty questions for me. I was happy to answer them, but since the questions seemed so universal, I asked permission to answer […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Lettering a whisper without sacrificing legibility

Cartoonists make a lot of unnecessary mistakes when they try to show a character using a quiet voice. They’ll use grey letters — or worse, they’ll shrink the lettering. These aren’t great choices because they decrease the legibility of the […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab 92: Analysis Paralysis

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! In this week’s show, the ComicLab guys discuss analysis from paralysis! How do you stop overthinking a project?! Also, in this show, an update on Brad’s assistant, how to boost your confidence, and […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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View a Patreon patron’s entire payment history

Patreon has unveiled a new feature that makes it easier to track your backer’s payment history. Here’s a quick guide to help you use it to its full potential.

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