Clip Studio Paint tutorial: The “Blocker Layer” Method

Clip Studio Paint presents a tremendous working environment for a cartoonist. Most your work is done in panels that neatly crops your lines inside the panel borders. And, overall, that’s great. Except when you want to break that border. Then, […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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ComicLab 94: Kickstarter’s anti-union policies

This episode of ComicLab is sponsored by Wacom! In this week’s show, the ComicLab guys discuss Kickstarter’s decision to fire workers who tried to unionize. Also on today’s show, the USPS has decided to remain in the Global Postal Union — […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Patreon: Completed goals

During a recent Patreon Hangtime livestream, an interesting tip was passed along regarding completed goals.

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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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