Quackcast 249 - Bad Drawing advice!

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Dec. 15, 2015

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All too often we try to give out GOOD drawing advice and USEFUL tips on how to do art. Well that all changes here: this time professors Ozoneocean, Tantz Aerine, Banes, and Pitface (our throbbing Head of department), come together to tell you the very worst ways to produce ...

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Mumblecore in Webcomics

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, April 20, 2015



There is a slightly odd trend in screenwriting for indie films called Mumblecore where the actors are given a very minimal to non-existent script to work from and are forced into creating natural dialogue on the spot. I believe the director has a general story outline of where he or ...

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Forum Restructure and Fashion Free-For-All

HippieVan at 12:00AM, March 13, 2015



The DD forums have been pretty unwieldy for ages now - we have WAY more sub-forums than we need. JustNoPoint made an excellent suggestion to consolidate them into a smaller number of broader forums. We've been discussing the change in this thread without any objections so far, so I went ...

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Traditional Art in Webcomics

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Feb. 6, 2015



We've talked a few times in newsposts and Quackcasts about how tablets have made digital art more convenient than ever. But as much as I enjoy the clean lines and bright colours of digital drawing, when inspiration strikes I still often find myself reaching for my sketchbook and ProMarkers ...

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Conveying sarcasm

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Jan. 30, 2015



I spotted a forum thread yesterday on this topic, and I thought some of you might have some interesting input - how do you convey sarcasm in a comic?

From irrevenant:
“In normal life sarcasm is conveyed by tone of voice which obviously isn't available in a comic.

There are ...






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Drawing One-Point Perspective for Comic Backgrounds

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Sept. 1, 2014


I may not be the authority on drawing backgrounds in comics. However, I did spend about two years taking several classes centered around perspective drawing so I do know a little bit more than the average bear. The idea that I have is this, as comic makers, we enjoy telling ...

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FRIDAY NEWSPOST - A New Way Forward for DrunkDuck

HippieVan at 12:00AM, July 25, 2014



After some drama with the website the other day (I'm sure most of you noticed that the site was down for a time) and some cleverness on the part of ozoneocean, I'm writing my first newspost with DD officially under community control.

I'm pretty darn excited, and ...



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The Balancing Act of the Real World and Creating Webcomics

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, July 21, 2014



My personality appears extroverted in the right social situations when I am surrounded by like-minded people, however I know deep down that I am truly an introvert because I recharge when I am by myself and drawing.

When I first started getting serious about webcomics in college, there were many ...



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Quackcast 174 - Endings, part 1

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 8, 2014

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- Pic by Genejoke

Content:
This is the end, Beautiful friend, This is the end, My only friend, the end… so drones Jim Morrison in the classic Doors song, but this isn't the end, rather it's a Quackcast ABOUT endings! Today we talk about the ends of stories ...




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Underdogs, Underserved, and Underrated Comics: An Interview with Locoma of Anti Featured!

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, March 31, 2014


Last week I was able to chat with lifetime DrunkDuck member Locoma about his process in selecting comics for his Anti-Featured comic. As a fellow featured comic reviewer and fan of underdog comics, I had a lot of curiosity going into the interview about the underground feature reviewer. Plenty of ...

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