Living with mistakes

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Dec. 4, 2020



We create two comics.

One story has been methodically planned out, step by step. There’s a master plan. The chapters are written in their entirety over 40 pages. They are sketched, edited, inked and coloured all at once. When the chapter is over, we review the plan, make adjustments ...



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QUACKCAST 495 - A fan of fanfiction?

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Sept. 8, 2020

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Fanfiction is a massive subject, there are so many aspects to it, from the bad stuff with the Mary Sues, rampant shipping, author inserts and wish fulfilment ...



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QUACKCAST 489 - Continuity

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 28, 2020

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It's just Banes, Tantz and me today, chatting about the important topic of continuity! How do you maintain it, what continuity errors have you made, what ...



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QUACKCAST 480 - In Style!

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, May 26, 2020

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Styles are a very individual thing. Emma Clare did a great newspost on them last week featuring a pic of Sailor Moon that she drew in her ...



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Placing the wrong building blocks | World building part 3

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Feb. 28, 2020



Last week, I expanded further on world building basics and what better way to end the trilogy than with a “what not to do!”. So here are some tips on what to avoid when building and writing your comic world.

Avoid the infodump
You’ve spent an age crafting the ...




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My top 5 art tips

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Jan. 10, 2020



Emma is sick today so I'm subbing in! My topic is about art: 5 areas to work on that will help you become a better comic artist.

Practice:
The first and most important is practice. The more you do the better you get. Draw every day and try new ...




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What makes your comic special?

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Sept. 13, 2019



When you’re creating something like a webcomic it’s very easy to diminish your own work. You work on it every day and, if you’re anything like me, you only ever see the mistakes. During my regular stalking of the comic forums I came across a thread asking ...

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Bailing

Banes at 12:00AM, June 6, 2019



When do you bail on a series, movie or story?

We had a pretty fine conversation on the Quackcast last week that wandered into the category of “endings” and when they're set up well vs badly and such. I had a similar convo today with someone about various series ...



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A Proposed Counterargument

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, May 4, 2019



THERE WILL BE SPOILERS, ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK

I was amazed and surprised to see that I wasn't the only one that had an idea to talk about setup and payoff and Game of Thrones this week! The lovely Emma Clare did it ahead of me, and she ...



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Commenting on Comments!

Amelius at 7:35AM, March 24, 2019


Hello, guest author Frost Fox here this week so buckle up! (Amy lost the original article thanks to a keyboard-surfing cat, so I hope you will enjoy this guest article from her husband!)

Feedback is the life blood of a comic. Comments & Fan Work are about the only payment most ...


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