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Comic Art Terms – Spot Blacks

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Comic Art Terms – Spotting Blacks

Comic Art Terms – Spot Blacks
When an inker is doing spotting black finishes, this means he or she is deciding where to place solid blacks in the overall composition of a page, then filling them in.

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Comic Art Reference – Necks and Shoulders Reference Sheet

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Comic Art Reference – Necks and Shoulders Reference Sheet

Comic Art Reference – Necks and Shoulders Reference Sheet

This sheet has 24 references of how the neck and the shoulder relate to each other. Showing how they connect and change when a figures head moved in different directions. Showing the neck as the head looks up, down and over the shoulder.

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Comic Book Video Tutorials – Drawing Twisting Forms

Comic Book Video Tutorials – Drawing Twisting Forms

This video helps to explain how twist forms look when drawing them. It shows example of how the form an change shape with movement. It helps to give the figure or form more life.
Tools: Wacom Intuos3 12×9, Adobe Photoshop CS3

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Comic Art Reference – Anatomy Basic Shapes

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Comic Art Reference – Anatomy Basic Shapes

Comic Art Reference – Anatomy Basic Shapes

This is a great sheet that shows the various heights of the figure by using shapes. It shows examples of head size shapes and their relationship to the height of children and adults. By using shape you can also show movement in the figure. This sheet gives examples of this.

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Comic Art Reference – How Hair Moves with Blowing Air

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Comic Art Reference – How Hair Moves with Blowing Air

Comic Art Reference – How Hair Moves with Blowing Air

Here is a reference that shows samples of how air moves a figures hair. Showing the motion of the hair when blown from different directions. Like from right-up to left-down.

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Comic Art Reference – Hand Tutorial Tips

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Comic Art Reference – Hand Tutorial Tips

Comic Art Reference – Hand Tutorial Tips

This is a great sheet that shows many tips on drawing hands. Showing the importance of understanding the proportions of the hand. It helps to remind the significance of thinking of the thumb and how it is connect to the hand. This tutorial also explains how drawing dynamic poses can really make the hand stand out. As well as the differences between the male and female hand. There are also great examples of different illustrated hand references.

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Comic Art Terms – Blurgits

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Comic Art Terms – Blurgits

 

Comic Art Terms – Blurgits
Curved lines preceding or trailing after a character’s moving limbs.

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Comic Art Reference – Dragon Drawing Tutorial

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Comic Art Reference – Dragon Drawing Tutorial

Comic Art Reference – Dragon Drawing Tutorial

An amazing dragon drawing tutorial that focuses more on the details, shapes, and types of dragons. It shows you the diversify the types of dragons you can draw with great example of winds, scales, horns, tails and claws.

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Comic Art Terms – Plewds

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Comic Art Terms – Plewds

Comic Art Terms – Plewds
Flying sweat droplets that appear around a character’s head when working hard, stressed, etc.

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Comic Art Reference – Heels Affect on the Female Form

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Comic Art Reference – Heels Affect on the Female Form

Comic Art Reference – Heels Affect on the Female Form

This resource helps in showing how high heels affect a character form. Women’s shoes particularly have a huge breath of variety that can be use as a powerful character building element. High heels are a staple of contemporary ideas of a feminine, attractive woman. There are a great many things to consider about how they are alter the wear’s form.

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Comic Art Terms – Hites

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Comic Art Terms – Hites

Comic Art Terms – Hites
Horizontal straight lines trailing after something moving with great speed; or, drawn on something indicating reflectivity (puddle, glass, mirror).

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Comic Art Terms – Dites

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Comic Art Terms – Dites


Comic Art Terms – Dites

Diagonal, straight lines drawn across flat, clear, and reflective surfaces, such as windows and mirrors.

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Comic Book Video Tutorials – Exaggerating Body Proportions

Comic Book Video Tutorials – Exaggerating Body Proportions

Great video with examples of how artists can use exaggerating body proportions to stylize their art. There are 3 different style examples of a female character.

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Comic Book Video Tutorials – How to Draw a Horse Galloping

Comic Book Video Tutorials – How to Draw a Horse Galloping

Great video with a step by step lesson on drawing a horse galloping.

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Comic Art Terms – Briffits

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Comic Art Terms – Briffits

Comic Art Terms – Briffits
Clouds of dust that hang in the spot of a swiftly departing character or object.

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Comic Book Video Tutorials – How to Hold and Control Your Pencil

Comic Book Video Tutorials – How to Hold and Control Your Pencil

Being able to successfully manipulate your pencil is an important part of line drawing and shading. In this video you’ll learn about the “Tripod Grip”, “Overhand Grip”, using your wrist vs. your shoulder, and how to use various parts of the pencil to control line weight.

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Comic Art Reference – Constructing the Core

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Comic Art Reference – Constructing Core

Comic Art Reference – Constructing the Core

This resource helps in understanding the difference between Abs, obliques and the serratus muscles on each side. The abs crunch forward, the obliques to the side and the serratus muscles assist the elevating the arms. We see how the muscles protect the internal organs of the torso. The reference shows examples for both the male and female figures.

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Comic Art Terms – Emanata

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Comic Art Terms – Emanata

Comic Art Terms – Emanata
Lines drawn around the head to indicate shock or surprise.

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Comic Book Video Tutorials – How To Draw A Cracked Brick Wall

Comic Book Video Tutorials – How To Draw A Cracked Brick Wall

This video shows you how to draw a cracked brick wall. From the beginning stage to the final shaded piece.

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Comic Art Terms – Lazy Z

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Comic Art Terms – Lazy Z

Comic Art Terms – Lazy Z
Lazy Z is the direction the eye moves when reading a comic. The Z-Pattern layout follows the shape of the letter Z. The eye naturally follows the path of the Z. Readers will start in the top/left, move horizontally to the top/right and then diagonally to the bottom/right before finishing with another horizontal movement to the bottom/right.

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