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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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Comic Book Video Tutorials – Drawing a Robot

Comic Book Video Tutorials – Drawing a Robot

Video by artist Jake Parker, showing his approach when drawing a robot. We see his techniques, insights on his influences and see where he received inspiration from

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Comic Art Terms – Energy Effects

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Comic Art Terms – Energy Effects

Comic Art Terms – Energy Effects
Energy Effects is the visual representation of energy from an object or character. This can include energy emissions, explosions, and powers. Some examples of energy effects are the use Kirby Krackle, fire, lasers and lighting.

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Comic Art Terms – Burstlines

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Comic Art Terms – Burstlines

Comic Art Terms – Burstlines
Burstlines similar to speedlines, shows extreme force or action, like an explosion.

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Comic Art Terms – Color-Off Registration

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Comic Art Terms – Color Registration

Comic Art Terms – Color-Off Registration
Color-Off Registration gives the illustration an impression of an old-fashioned comic book. In color printing, registration is the method of correlating overlapping colors on one single image. There are many different styles and types of registration, many of which employ the alignment of specific marks. With Color-Off Registration the overlapping colors are not perfectly aligned.

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Comic Book Video Tutorials – How to Draw Armor

Comic Book Video Tutorials – How to Draw Armor

This tutorial provides some great techniques for creating Armor Designs on a character.

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Comic Art Terms – Artistic License

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Comic Art Terms – Artistic License

Comic Art Terms – Artistic License
Artistic License means an artist is accorded leeway in his or her interpretation of something, and is not held strictly accountable for accuracy. It can be used to denote the distortion of fact, alteration of the conventions made by an artist to improve a piece of art. This can mean the omission of details, or the simplification of shapes and color shades, even to the point that the image is nothing more than a pictogram. It can also mean the addition of non-existing details, or exaggeration of shapes and colors.

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Comic Art Terms – Panel Flow

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Comic Art Terms – Panel Flow

Comic Art Terms – Panel Flow
Panel Flow is the direction that panels are read, usually top to bottom, left to right. It leads the reader’s eye movement to the narrative of the comic.

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Comic Art Reference – Female Hair Styles

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Comic Art Reference – Female Hair Styles

This reference shows a compilation of over 140+ different Female Hair Styles. Each style is showcased on  a quick face gesture drawing. There are example of modern, futuristic and radical hair styles to more traditional.

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