Campaign Poster Art

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, March 22, 2021



The balance of males and females in the workplace became one-sided during the second world war. Several men were deployed overseas, giving women living stateside the opportunity to work in factories while taking care of their families. The introduction and integration of women into industrial factories was the spark that ...

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Character Design Brainstorming: The Monster Among Us

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Oct. 10, 2020




We live in a world of routine, predictability, and pedestrian problems. (2020 doesn't count. Much.)

Magic doesn't really seem to exist in our world.

Or does it?

Perhaps we live above a very thin surface, like floating on a tranquil lake, and just underneath it there are ghouls ...








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Preventing burnout

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, June 12, 2020




I took this past week off, in part to celebrate reaching the goal age of 30, but mostly to take some time to address an encroaching feeling, burnout. Creativity is a muscle, and like any muscle in your body, if overused it can become strained or even tear. I am ...


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Drawing the Invisible

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, June 16, 2018



It's hard enough drawing things we can see… what about those we can't see? How do you portray invisible things in a webcomic like magic, wind, earthquakes, scorching heat, invisible people, and so on?

One way is to draw the invisible thing's normally, only making it seem ...



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For Your Consideration Pages Now Being Accepted Until the End of June!

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, May 28, 2018



Niccea is now accepting For Your Consideration Pages. Please PQ or email them.

A couple of people that are new to the awards scene wanted some sample FYC pages.

Since the theme for the FYCs hasn't been done before I scrounged the archives of previous years FYCs and Extras ...





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Secret Santa 2016 - Sign Ups!

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Dec. 2, 2016



I nearly forgot about Secret Santa this year! Fortunately the lovely Niccea is more on top of things than I am, and has kindly organized it in my stead.

Secret Santa is always one of my favourite community projects - it's a lovely way to spread Christmas cheer and get ...



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Quackcast 232 - Creating a Rounded World

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 18, 2015

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Hello, hello, hello! This is the second part of our hugely long expose on the tricky art of WORLD BUILDING! And it really IS extra loooooooooooog… that's because we take so much time crafting the Quackcast world for you. To recap: world-building is a big part of ALL ...

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QUACKCAST 212 - Gateway Comics

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 31, 2015

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Image by Gunwallace

Content:
Tantz Aerine, Pit Face and Abt Nhil join Banes and Ozone to discuss the kinds of comics that are good intros into the medium for people who aren't into them: Gateway comics! You know the sorts of people; “Comics are for kids”, that sort ...




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Comics for Anti-Comic People

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Feb. 20, 2015



I'm a bit of a comic book proselytizer. When people tell me they don't like comics, I usually take that as a personal challenge. (I have the same reaction when people tell me they don't like cats, but that's another story for another time.) Generally I ...

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QUACKCAST 205 - What about Bodyshape?

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Feb. 10, 2015

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Photos by Howard Schatz.

Content:
This week Banes and I were inspired to talk about body shape in the depiction of figures in comics, inspired by some famous images from photographer Howard Schatz's 2002 book, Athlete. In it there are photos of many athletes who're at the ...




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