Episode 259 - Drawing Crowd Scenes

Feb 22, 2016

Crowd scenes of any sort can be horrible to draw. There are many, many reasons for this, one of them is that it's quite boring to invent a whole lot of new character models just for the purpose of making a group scene. My own way of combating that problem was to do cameos of other characters that I stole from my fellow Quackcasters, Banes, Pitface and Tantz. There are many other tricks and clever ways of managing crows though which you can hear bout in the Quackcast or see us talk about in the Quackcast video. Gunwallace's theme for Phineus Magician for Hire is VERY Sword and Sorcery! It reminded me a little of the famous music to the first (and best), Conan film, and brought to mind the writing of Fritz Leiber.

Topics and Show Notes

Topics and shownotes

Featured comic:
The weird adventures of Armless Amy - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/The_weird_adventures_of_Armless_Amy/

Links:
Quackcast 259 VIDEO - https://youtu.be/1B-VMPKzTrA
Contributions can be read here - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/forum/topic/177442/
Crowded street Mobius image - https://i2.wp.com/comicartcommunity.com/gallery/data/media/159/03-Jean-Giraud-aka-Moebius-Crowded-Streets.jpg

Contributors:
Bravo1102 - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/bravo1102/
Usedbooks - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/usedbooks/
Whirlwynd - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Whirlwynd/
Genejoke - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Genejoke/
Fallopiancrusader - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/fallopiancrusader/
Irrevenant- http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/irrevenant/
Ironscarf - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Ironscarf/
El Cid - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Certified_Monster/

Special thanks to:
Gunwallace - http://www.virtuallycomics.com
Banes - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Banes/
Tantz Aerine - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Without_Moonlight/
Pitface - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/PIT_FACE/

Please contribute to help DD - https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/drunk-duck-webcomics-improvement-drive/x/4410947#/

The theme song by Gunwallace this week was for:
Phineus Magician for Hire - Music: http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Phineus_Magician_for_Hire/ by Phinmagic, rated M.
- See more at: http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/news/2016/feb/22/quackcast-259-drawing-crowd-scenes/


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