Category Archives: minicomics live 5

minicomics live 5– post 30 (page 2 pencils)

This page looks rough, but I think (hope!) this will finish nicely.  The big mistakes that you see here– the errors on Suki’s face in the closeup, the huge lettering gaffes– are actually among the easiest things to fix.  A … Continue reading

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minicomics live 5– post 29 (page 4 inks)

Had to spend part of the day on SPX prep, but I’ve been inking, too.  Page 4 suffered badly from inadequate penciling.  I left a choice unmade in the top panel, never deciding exactly where the table edge is.  The … Continue reading

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minicomics live 5–post 28 (page 1 inks)

This post is an experiment.   I am away from my desk,  but instead of the ever reliable Stinky the Think Pad, I have my crazy little tablet with the crazy little Android keyboard that is spooky good at guessing … Continue reading

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minicomics live 5– post 27 (page 5 inks)

I like this page, but mistakes and flubs abound.  Can you find all of them? wrong line inked in speech balloon in first panel. blot in the word “moose” that I dipped my hand in and smeared onto Iowa’s hair. … Continue reading

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minicomics live 5– post 26 (page 3 inks)

Page 3 rough inks.  This is a real time project, so I will be showing the pages as they are finished.  I started putting ink in page 4  and started several other pages in no particular order– I found inking … Continue reading

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minicomics live 5– post 25 (the platoon system in action)

Since so many of you have been kind enough to read (or at least view) the essay about inking from yesterday, I thought I’d start today’s post with a sample of the platoon system in action.  Here’s page 4, with … Continue reading

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minicomics live 5– post 24 (inking, inking, inking)

RL concerns and efforts toward solving long term problems, plus a rare chance to do some serious photography away from home, cut today’s planned full day to less than half, but I did get ink on 4 pages– it’s a … Continue reading

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minicomics live 5– will return tuesday!

Since this is a point in my usual process when I like to leave a comic sitting in a pile for a day or two–its wise to let things rest after you think you’re done with the pencils, in case, … Continue reading

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minicomics live 5 –post 23 (lettering and technical difficulties)

First of all, sorry for the delay in this post.  We have (as they say) been experiencing technical difficulties.  What’s gone wrong?  What hasn’t gone wrong?  The list includes, but isn’t limited to: fountain pen seal failures,  computer crashes, email … Continue reading

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minicomics live 5– post 23 (new page 12 pencils)

The new pencils for the “flipped” page 12.  Being honest here– I left the squares I used to help me reproduce the art, since I liked the large drawing of the moose so much in the digitally flipped version of … Continue reading

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