Goodness, I'm so late posting this, my apologies…
So you have answered your main worldbuilding question, you’ve gone ahead and created your rigging and you’re all set! Now you get to research for your world- you are about to sink your teeth in the juicy, succulent meat ...
Researching Your Fantasy WorldTantz_Aerine at 5:42AM, July 29, 2017
Constructing Your Fantasy World RiggingTantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, July 22, 2017
Every building needs a skeleton in place before building begins, so that the end product will be sound. It’s no different with fantasy world building: before you begin gathering and using your story’s bricks and mortar (= the research) you need to have the world’s skeleton, or rigging ...
Creating the Fantasy World you NeedTantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, July 15, 2017
image by me
There are many ways to create a fantasy world. Sometimes you need something very elaborate and thought out in the minutest detail and sometimes you need just enough to sketch out a minimal stage for your story to work.
So the first thing to do when deciding ...
Quackcast 331 - Retconning your workOzoneocean at 12:00AM, July 11, 2017
Starwars, Ender's game, Captain America… All these are great examples (or bad ones) of “retcons”. But what IS a “retcon”?
What it means is that you go back and change an established work by adding new information that has the effect of changing it in a small or ...
Fantasy Is Hard WorkTantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, July 8, 2017
art by yours truly
It is no secret that as an artist, it is prose that I’m professional at rather than painting/drawing. And historical fiction aside, what I’m told I write quite well is fantasy. So, for a long time I have wanted to talk about writing ...
Quackcast 329 - Character Archetypes, the Jung ones!Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, June 27, 2017
Art from Wikipedia
Welcome to the the yungle
Characters make or break a story. In this quackcast Tantz Aerine brings all her skills as a head-shrink to bear and gives us the low-down on Jungian character archetypes! Jung was a clever Swiss bloke, a contemporary of that strange fellow ...
How to Research for Your ComicTantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, June 24, 2017
Every comic needs to be researched. Except maybe an autobiographical one, since it’s most likely you already have a thorough knowledge of what is going on in your life.
Or maybe you don’t, and this is your Cognitive Therapy homework.
In any case, a few exceptions aside, just ...
Quackcast 328 - How to get people to read your comic!Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, June 20, 2017
Art by Ozoneocean
Today we're going to chat about how you go about getting more readers on Drunk Duck for your webcomic! Hyena hell did an amazing newspost about it for us, outlining all the ways you can increase your audience here on DD in her fantastic, colourful ...
The Character Archetypes (Jungian Archetypes Part 5)Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, June 17, 2017
So we come to the end of this long litany of presentations on Jung’s assorted archetypes that craftsmen of the narrative arts have used since time immemorial to weave their yarns.
And what better way to end with the crowning jewel in every story, from books to movies to ...
Quackcast 326 - changing our lookOzoneocean at 12:00AM, June 6, 2017
concept by Skreem
In this Quackcast Tantz Aerine, Banes, Pitface, and I (Ozoneocean) discuss the changes that we'd like to do to the look of Drunk Duck!
Contribute designs here: - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/forum/topic/177679/
We want YOU to help us come up with different design ...