Creating a Comic: Where on Earth do I Start?You like stories. You wanna tell them.Creating a Comic: Where on Earth do I Start? by LOOMinate
But it's more than that, isn't it?
You want to build them.
You want others to experience them.
We tell stories everyday in conversation, but how do we transform those into sequential art?
"Where on Earth Do I Start?"
Words, Words, and More Words!
In many ways, comics, that is, sequential art, resembles the art of film making. Every comic has it's own art design and "directing" style, right down to how the characters think and act. The art of comics has been closely linked to realms such as storyboarding and graphic design. Though the common lingo includes the term "novel" (as in graphic novel), the typical novelistic fashion of writing must be adapted for comics much in the same way it is reshaped for a screenplay. Comics don't only involve the thoughts and feelings of your character(s), but they also include specific actions to showcase these emotio
deviantART, we have a problem. (part 1)About a month ago, I posted two polls: What is most important to you? and What is the main reason you use the groups platform?deviantART, we have a problem. (part 1) by jonathoncomfortreed
With the help of several deviants and groups, I gathered almost 4,000 votes. The high number of participants gave me a close look into the priorities of the deviantART community one that I would like to share.
Without further ado, here is what I discovered by asking, "What is most important to you?
The majority of deviants about 60% prefer comments over s or page views. There are two main reasons for this:It means that another artist took the time to look at their artwork in detail, andit gives them the opportunity to develop their skills by learning what worked and what didn't.They weren't talking about just any comments. Almost all of the deviants who commented on the polls said they preferred