The Webcomic Artist Manifesto

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Sept. 26, 2016



(From the desk of kawaiidaigakusei)

Here is a little treat to celebrate the first week of Autumn. I wrote this version of “The Webcomic Artist Manifesto” in the Fall quarter for an art history class on Dada. A Manifesto is a public declaration used to incite or inspire a group ...



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Backgrounds, part 2: Familiar Locations

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Aug. 26, 2016



Last week, I wrote about my attempts to put more effort into drawing backgrounds. A few people in the comments brought up the settings that they draw repeatedly for their comics.

Planning

My main character is a wanderer, so there aren’t a ton of repeat locations in my comic ...





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Drawing Backgrounds

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Aug. 18, 2016



Earlier this week, I completed the prologue for my new comic. It's been several years since I completed a full issue of a comic, and I'm putting in a conscious effort to improve on something I've been lazy about in the past: backgrounds.

With earlier comics, I ...



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The First Nineteen Minutes

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Aug. 8, 2016


-art by Gunwallace

I enter the gym, change into my running shorts, running top, black socks, running shoes, and with towel and water bottle in hand, find the cleanest looking elliptical trainer and begin zoning out while listening to the fast paced music playing on the speaker. No matter how ...


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The Joy Of SFX

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 15, 2016



Hello Fellow Duckers. Today I want to talk to you about a sensitive topic, but one that many of us enjoy, so there’s no need to feel embarrassed. We’re all friends here after all. I’m talking of course, about SFX.

My entry to the mysteries of SFX ...



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Why do my characters all speak the same way? (Guest Post by Gunwallace)

HippieVan at 12:00AM, April 15, 2016



Rather than write about something I'm good at I thought I write about something I'm struggling with, and my attempts to resolve it. Writing characters with distinct voices.

Comics are usually conversations between characters. Speech bubbles are the preferred way to tell comic stories, as opposed to large ...



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FEATURED CREATOR SPOTLIGHT -> usedbooks

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, March 14, 2016



Usedbooks has been a member of the Drunk Duck community since early 2007, which means she has been sharing, contributing, and participating in this site for the last nine years! She has always been a creative addition to many community projects on the site such as the original Comic Remix ...

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Lifting the Block

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, March 7, 2016



I have been feeling inspired lately. It is not to be confused with the same wave of inspiration that usually happens when I listen to Bon Iver while driving down a highway at night (even though that also works). It is the type of inspiration where a story begins to ...

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FEATURED CREATOR SPOTLIGHT -> irrevenant

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Feb. 29, 2016



While still reeling in from the Oscar buzz last night, it was nice to see Leonardo DiCaprio finally receive an Academy Award for his role in The Revenant. An award is an award and still deserved no matter how many years it takes to earn it. However, here on Drunk ...

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Jonathin Quackup of the Planet Weralt Now on Kickstarter!

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Feb. 22, 2016

Jonathin Quackup flees with his family from an evil warlord and faces his destiny in this 25-page full-color comic…

Link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/raytoons/jonathin-quackup-of-the-planet-weralt-1


The Jonathin Quackup of the Planet Weralt series tells the story that takes place in the fantastical planet of Weralt. The world was ...




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