Mar 16, 2015
Have you heard the word about the DD Fashion Show Free For All that's currently going on? No? Well now's your chance, so listen up good! Banes and Ozoneocean interview VinoMas aka Travis Michael Moore about the great community project he's running. Here's the low down: You go to the Fashion Forum in the links here (http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/forum/13117/), desing an outfit for one of the figures there and post it in the catwalk thread for all to see and admire! You can put the outfit on your own figure and offer your own figure up for use as a model too if you like. Join in the fun, it's super easy. As long as you're a member of the forum and know how to host pics on photobucket.com or some other image sharing service you're all set! NOW GO TO IT!!
Topics and Show Notes
Topics and Show Notes:
Grin and Spirit - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/grin_n_spirit/
Join The Fashionable Connections:
The Fashion catwalk - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/forum/topic/176810/
/>Fashion Forum - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/forum/13117/
VinoMas - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/VinoMas/
/>Confessions of a Paper Doll - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Confessions_of_a_Paper_Doll/
/>Behind the Scenes of YOUR CHOICE - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Behind_the_Scenes_of_YOUR_CHOICE/
Special thanks to:
Evening Gunwallace in a Musician gown - http://www.virtuallycomics.com
/>Bespoke Banes in a Co-host suit - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Banes/
The theme song by Gunwallace this week was for:
Journey Man - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Journey_Man/ by Willgun.
Feb 24, 2014
After a terrible bathroom flooding incident Modest Medusa was born. That's sort of the beginning of the story of Modest Medusa, but also how the comic began too! In this Quackcast I interview Jake Richmond, the creator of the very successful and popular Modest Medusa: a pretty amazing webcomic success story. Starting out at Drunk Duck with his comic in 2011 he's been able to quit his main day job and work on his comic full time! He does some freelancing and teaching as well, but his comic is his main source of income. That's awesome! And this wasn't by luck either, or “being in the right place at the right time” that many have leveraged much of their success from, Jake got there though hard work and dedication to his readers. A real webcomic inspiration! This is the goal that every webcomicer should be aiming for and his success shows that it IS acheiveable! - Only IF you can put in that work though. It's not easy, no short-cuts.
Mar 25, 2013
In Quackcast 118 Banes and I approach the subject of Photoshop, attempting to give a quick intro to the dark, mysterious, primordial creator god of webcomics... in our own rambling way, well in MY own rambling way since I'm the on bumbling through pretending to know what I'm talking about while Banes asks sensible questions to prod me along onto the correct lines again. We chat about layers, setting stuff to "multiply" and what that means, mention short-cuts, pallets etc. One of the conclusions we come to is that good old Photoshop is such a gigantic behemoth that as a webcomic artist you don't really need it anyway since it's massive overkill and there are many specialised art programs that are more streamlined and more clearly focussed on the art skills you need, BUT if you really MUST have a pro photo-editing tool like Photoshop hopefully this gives you at least some brief info on it- as much as you can without screen-shots and stuff. :)