episode 282 - MOOD

Jul 31, 2016

The topic of THIS particular Quackcast is MOOD! And for no particular reason I dressed as the Mad Hatter, as typified by Tom Petty in the film clip to Don't Come Around here No More... So that was the mood of this Quackast... We based it on Bane's Newspost about creating Mood in comics from the book “Framed Ink” by Marcos Mateu-Mestre. The idea of creating mood with imagery is key to my own art practise in Pinky TA, I use lighting, angles, eye-levels, perspective, colour and many other combinations of effects to manipulate the viewer to feel the correct emotions for the scene... and that's exactly what we're talking about here! The music by Gunwallace this week is for Mindmistress, it's sexy, atmospheric, light, sparkly music from a futuristic nightclub in Saturn’s rings.

Topics and Show Notes

Topics and shownotes

Featured comic:
Man Bun - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Man_Bun/

Moody newspost by Banes - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/news/2016/jul/20/mood/

“Framed Ink” by Marcos Mateu-Mestre - https://www.amazon.com/Framed-Ink-Drawing-Composition-Storytellers/dp/1933492953

Example of mood in Bottomless Waitress - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Bottomless_Waitress/5451939/
Example of mood in Pinky TA 1 - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Pinky_TA/4778518/
Example of mood in Pinky TA 2 - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Pinky_TA/4778699/
The Country of the Blind - HG Wells - http://www.thatmarcusfamily.org/philosophy/Amusements/Wells.pdf
Tom Petty the Mad Hatter, inspiration for the look of this Quackcast - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0JvF9vpqx8

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

Featured music:
Mindmistress - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Mindmistress_at_Drunk_Duck/, by alschroeder, rated E.

Episode 212 - Gateway Comics

Mar 30, 2015

5 likes, 7 comments

Tantz Aerine, Pit Face and Abt Nhil join Banes and Ozone to discuss the kinds of comics that are good intros into the medium for people who aren't into them: Gateway comics! You know the sorts of people; "Comics are for kids", that sort of thing. Well the idea here is to show them different! What comics would convince someone to give the medium a second glance? What comic or strategy could possibly convent people to the glorious cause of comics? Tantz, Pit, and Abt tell us what they think, we also read what HippieVan suggests (the topic creator), and the people who contributed to HippieVan's original newspost.

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