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Tips, advice, tutorials, and recommendations for webcomics.

Why and When to Break a Panel Border

I came across an interesting question when I was on the Comicfury's webcomic forums. An individual asked for assistance with reference or tutorials going over the subject of panel borders. I thought the topic of panels is great material for…

Direction Movement of an Object in a Comic

Are you going the wrong way? Let me point you in the right direction with a tutorial about direction movement of an object in a comic. I will be referring to Western comics, which are read from left to right. Eastern/Manga comics are read…

Talking About Speech Balloons: Introduction

Speech balloons can also be referred to as speech bubbles, dialogue balloons, or word balloons. In this series it will be referred to as a speech balloon. A speech balloon is a graphic to convey a message from a character either by speech…

Ask an Artist July 2017 Roundup

I write a series called "Ask an Artist" at Comic Indie where I field a question and compile the responses from the writers and artists at Comic Indie. Here are my compiled my personal responses for the month of July. Question #1: How do…