Turning a Conceptual Design into a Tangible Object

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Dec. 3, 2018



I had a third grader pull-up a chair during a computer lab session and then the student began drawing a sketched drawing of a 3D rectangular cube. When he was finished he said, “I want you to make this for me.” I did not know what it was supposed to ...

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The Double Edged Sword of Stereotyping

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Nov. 24, 2018



Stereotypes permeate our every day lives. Whether we like it or not, our brains are wired for making quick estimations and judgments based on patterns and pattern recognition.

This very pattern we're looking for to identify at a glance is what a stereotype is. And it's very useful ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> The Sideshow

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Nov. 7, 2018



It is a typical day at the coffee shop and two baristas have to deal with the daily antics at their new job. After spending the morning trying to invent the next best spiced drink, a series of events occur from having to deal with strange customers, customers who are ...

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The Importance of Reading Other Comics

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Sept. 7, 2018



At times, you might find yourself struggling to come up with creating new pages and plot lines for your comics. It might but that the structure of page is not as impactful anymore or it could be that a pose that is proving difficult to land. This was the problem ...

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Please Yourself? Or Please the Crowd?

Banes at 12:00AM, July 5, 2018



May the Forcefulness Be With You


I've been fascinated to watch the unfolding of the “battle” between Disney's Lucasfilm and the fandom playing out over the past few months.

If you haven't been looking at the fallout, there's too much for me to cover here; I ...






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Daily Pages

Banes at 12:00AM, May 17, 2018

I may have told this story in this spot before, but years ago I worked with this book called “The Artist's Way”, which included fun exercises meant to unlock the creativity most of us adults don't access regularly.

The main ongoing exercise done throughout the whole process of ...

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FEATURED COMIC --> Fluffy 500

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, March 14, 2018



Richard Wallace, a popular race car driver, has just transferred to Racing University after dropping out of school where he is the only non-hairy student on campus. He has to race daily as he is on a full scholarship, but he has already caught the eye of some of the ...

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Controversial Comics

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Nov. 4, 2017



I’ve written about controversy before, and how it has its uses. But I haven’t really yet discussed what makes a comic controversial.

There are the usual hype-controversies like gender bending and race swapping in characters, but in my opinion these types of controversial issues are just what I ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> Motivational Housecat

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Aug. 30, 2017



Meet the wonderful, enlightening calico cat that is here to serve a daily dose of positivity every day. Motivational Housecat is exactly what the world needs right now. Find yourself in a funk? Motivational Housecat will give you a friendly reminder that you are Awesome and that “You Got This ...

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QUACKCAST 337 - Interview with AmeliaP of Kings Club

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 29, 2017

LISTEN!

This week we interview the artist and creator of the comic Kings Club, AmeliaP! Her comic was featured and Gunwallace also gave it a theme tune that was featured in Quackcast 335. AmeliaP is a talented professional comic creator and game designer. We couldn't interview her directly because ...

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