Episode 36 - Embrace the Rainbow
Jul 19, 2011
ozoneocean and skoolmunkee talk about color in this more conversational QuackCast. What it is, ways you can use it, what interests them about it... so a little bit of shop talk, but hopefully something there of interest to listeners!
Topics and Show Notes
Note: We had to use the backup Skype recording for this QuackCast, so apologies for any reduced sound quality.
There were no features this week due to the site changeover.
- What is it? Types of light and properties of objects
- What can color do for a comic?
- What can you do WITH colors?
- Things people could do to improve their coloring
- Is there a wrong way to use color?
- oz and skool's favorite ways to use color (and the problems they have too)
- Some bits of color theory here and there
- Some technical tips sprinkled throughout
- Even people who hate coloring can color
- Good examples, bad examples, unexpected examples
- Homework assignments!
About.com “Color Tips” in Art and Design - http://graphicssoft.about.com/od/color/Color_Tips_Color_Theory_Learn_About_Color.htm
colourlovers - http://www.colourlovers.com/
Episode 35 - He Ain't Heavy, He's My Partner
Jul 13, 2011
We all know ozoneocean doesn't need skoolmunkee's help, but sometimes it's nice to collaborate. There's pros and cons to working with others, which is what this episode is all about.
Episode 34 - The (Drunk) Duck: A Bird of Many Colors
Jul 5, 2011
With the real, actual site changeover this week, oz and skool decide it's a good time to talk about the long and occasionally sordid history of their favorite inebriated waterfowl. The Duck may be sober now but it will always be hammered in our hearts.
Episode 33 - Here Comes The Metric System, Part 2
Jun 28, 2011
ShadowsMyst (Mistress of Marketing, and creator of Brymstone and Shifters) is back this week for Part 2 of a double-cast, all about the numbers and data behind your comics! There's more discussion in this second half about targeting efforts, gathering information in unusual ways, and search engine optimization.
Episode 32 - Here Comes The Metric System, Part 1
Jun 21, 2011
ShadowsMyst (Mistress of Marketing, and creator of Brymstone and Shifters) is back this week for part 1 of a double-cast, all about the numbers and data behind your comics, what they mean to you, and tools you can use to get them! With particular focus on Google Analytics...
Episode 31 - I Want to Debate About Webcomics, Like Common People Do
Jun 14, 2011
This week skool and oz review some common debates in webcomics, the ones there are no right answers for, and go over some of the pros and cons of each side. Our points may be old-hat to some, but everyone's got an opinion on these and they're worth thinking about!
Episode 30 - Convention Conversation with Mr_Riot and carly_mizzou!
Jun 7, 2011
Just in time for convention season, this episode is about the webcomic artists' perspective on cons. We've got two seasoned vets (and a contribution from ShadowsMyst) talking about why someone should set up shop, and how to prepare!
Episode 15 Part 1 - How to Advertise Your Webcomic, Make Friends and Influence People!
Feb 15, 2011
Part 1 of another extra-long podcast, all about advertising and external promotion. Get noticed!