Episode 142 - Drawing on iPads and Androids

Nov 18, 2013

This week Kawaii gives us a detailed rundown of many of the drawing apps available for the ipad! Banes talks about some for the iphone and I mention some for Android devices. People should send in pics they’ve done in mobile drawing apps to Kawaii’s email - kawaiidaigakusei@gmail.com, we'd love to showcase them in a Newspost! don't forget to tell us what app and device you used.

Topics and Show Notes

Featured comics:
Masked - http://theduckwebcomics.com/Masked/ />
Remember that our URL is currently -
http://www.theduckwebcomics.com />
ipad drawing apps:
Paper by Fiftythree (Free) -
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/paper-by-fiftythree/id506003812?mt=8&uo=4 />ProCreate ($4.99) - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/procreate-sketch-paint-create./id425073498?mt=8&uo=4 />Morpholio Trace (Free) - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/morpholio-trace/id547274918?mt=8&uo=4 />ArtRage by Ambient Design ($4.99) - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/artrage/id391432693?mt=8&uo=4 />Sketchbook Express by Autodesk (Free) - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sketchbook-express-for-ipad/id410871280?mt=8&uo=4 />Sketchbook Pro by Autodesk ($2.99) - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sketchbook-pro-for-ipad/id364253478?mt=8&uo=4 />DrawQuest (iPad exclusive) - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/drawquest-free-daily-drawing/id576917425?mt=8&uo=4 />Draw Something - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/draw-something-free/id488628250?mt=8&uo=4 />(there are iphone versions for many of these)

Android Drawing apps:
Artflow Studio -
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bytestorm.artflow&hl=en />Draw Something - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.omgpop.dstfree />Sketchbook pro - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.adsk.sketchbookhd />Sketchbook Express - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.adsk.sketchbookhdexpress />Ink - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.adsk.sketchbookink_gen />Photoshop Touch - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=air.com.adobe.pstouch />Paint joy - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.doodlejoy.studio.doodleworld />
Extra news:
It's the DD awards time, you should get in on that -
http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/forum/topic/175923/ />Hippie Van joins the News team! Send Friday news posts to her here - hippievannews@gmail.com />Email Monday news to kawaiidaigakusei at - kawaiidaigakusei@gmail.com />
Our heros:
Skyfox Kawaiidaigakusei doing features -
http://theduckwebcomics.com/user/kawaiidaigakusei/ />Master Banes being awesome - http://theduckwebcomics.com/user/Banes />

Episode 141 - The Gullas and Banes are BastardsCast

Nov 11, 2013

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The Gullas and Banes are BastardsCast is brought to you by the Solid Gold Dancers! Check out those costumes... nice! Well now that's over, let's introduce Quackcast 141. Skyfox Kawaiidaigakusei, Master Banes, and Captain Ozone come together to chat about this week's comic feature which is The Devon Legacy, then they go on to chat about what Kawaiidaigakusei will be doing for DD as our new featurer and Monday Newsposter. They also wax nostalgic on the history of The Duck, possible improvements, then get back on track and chat to Kawaiidaigakusei about comic featuring qualifications... and finally just chat about DD stuff in general. Next week: Drawing on mobile devices! Apps, apps, apps!!!!!

Episode 139 - Telling Gender From Comic Styles

Oct 28, 2013

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For Quackcast 139 Banes and I were joined by Kawaiidaigakusei, who had an amazingly interesting subject to talk about: “Telling Someone's Sex By the Way They Draw". Kawaiidaigakusei says:This has been a subject matter that is of great interest to me since college, and I am sure a lot of people who draw webcomics can relate. The early periods of Western Art have been mostly dominated by men. Female artists were rare during the Baroque Period with the exception of a key figure, Artemisia Gentileschi, whose dark interpretation of Judith Beheading Holofernes can be read with psychoanalytic overtones of a woman asserting her dominance over a man by decapitation. The twentieth century welcomed an influx of women artists during the Feminist art movement that began in the late 1960s. In the present day, with the introduction of webcomics and the Internet, women and men now have a level playing field to showcase their art to the public. Now the question remains–Is it possible to tell a person's sex by the way they draw?

Episode 126 - Mobile Digital Art

May 20, 2013

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This is another of our technical Quackcasts, this time Banes and I are talking about my own mobile digital art processes. The tools I currently use for that are a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet and Sketchbook pro by Autodesk is the software. It's a bit of a rambling discussion but hopefully we managed to impart a bit of sensible info! I even drew a a picture using this equipment during the Quackcast and you can see that in the links bellow as well as links to some of the other stuff we talked about! Regarding the tablet and software though, as a digital artist I highly recommend it to everyone!

Episode 124 - 60 Challenges in 60 Minutes

May 6, 2013

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With ozoneocean away having fun this week, it falls to Banes and skoolmunkee to pick up the slack! Our chosen topic is "Challenges" - those longer-term thematic projects you see around, meant to get you off your drawing/writing duff and doing stuff that makes you better. They can be fun though! From the simple DeviantArt meme sheet to the gruelling Pokemonathon, we mention all kinds (although I'm not sure we mention sixty different ones...) for drawing, writing, and even a few for comic-making. Some are more famous than others, and some you might even just make up on your own! We do agree it's more fun to do them with other people, though. Don't forget you can find lots/get good ideas by searching for a likely challenge and adding 'tumblr' to the search.

Episode 121 - Banes talks Toonboom Studio

Apr 15, 2013

5 likes, 6 comments

This is another Quackcast in our technical series focussing on the stuff people use to make webcomics. This week we focus on the art program chiefly used by Banes in the making of his comic, Typical Strange, and that program is Toonboom studio! Toonboom is mainly for doing cell style digital animation but it's also pretty good for doing drawings and Banes tells us just exactly HOW. Next week we'll be looking at Adobe Illustrator.

Episode 120 - Kevin Hayman EXTRA

Apr 8, 2013

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Kevin Hayman is STILL Owen Wilson. In Quackcast 120 we have the extra bits that were nice and funny and reasonably webcomic focused still so we made another Quackcast out of it! We had LOTs of fun.There was a bit of salacious gossip that we had to cut out and some swearing, so there are some weird little non-sequitur bits in there, sorry about that!Anyway, Kevin is the creator of Kota's World, Mailbox Rocketship and Errant Apprentice as well as the the great pop-culture focussed podcast DTWC (drawing the wrong conclusions)! MEET KEVIN!- Free comic book day at 3 Alarm comics on the 4th of May in Biloxi in Mississippi. If you’re in that part of Mississippi or Louisiana close to that area you should go on over and get some comics from there, meet Kevin and Zac who also does great comics and some pro Marvel and DC comic book artists as well!

Quackcast 119 - Kevin Kota's World Hayman

Apr 1, 2013

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Owen Wilson. Owen Wilson. Owen Wilson: Kevin Hayman IS Owen Wilson, only better looking and twice as talented. Listen find out for yourself. Kevin is a really interesting guy, he's been doing webcomics since they were a thing. His Kota's World ran from 2000-2005 (and a bit before that), it was one of the first comics on the old days of Drunk Duck! He's since moved on from that, now drawing both the very popular Errant Apprentice and the new reinvented version of Kota's World "Mailbox Rocketship", as well as working hard as the co-host of the great pop-culture focussed podcast DTWC (drawing the wrong conclusions), which is the successor to The Gigcast, which was the old unofficial podcast for Drunk Duck back in the day. Lots of history here people. History and talent! Kevin is an amazing guy and hard to contain within a single broadcast so next week we'll have part two of our little chat, as soon as I edit out all the swearing an salacious gossip (I am not joking).


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