Storytelling styles through the ages

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Sept. 29, 2017



I was watching the 2015 series of Poldark the other day and I noticed something strange;
None of the characters have the moral grey areas and twists that we expect of characters in modern stories, where they behave one way but it turns out they were thinking the opposite all ...


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A Comic Idea Is Born

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



It is sometimes unclear to recollect the exact moment that a comic idea comes to fruition. Sometimes a comic emerges out of ton of quickly drawn doodles over a span of time before any of the characters have names or the story has a title.

I can recall the exact ...



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Lackadaisical Nonsense

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Sept. 5, 2016



“If you want to get through the work week, then you need to allow some time in your schedule to do something completely mindless.”
“How about playing board games like this one? Scrabble is pretty fun.”
“No.”
“What about yoga?”
“No, that still does not count. In yoga, you are ...





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Growing Up on Drunk Duck

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Nov. 2, 2015


Unfinished Digital Art on a Train Ride
Using ProCreate on iOS with Digital Ink

It is a question that has been asked time and time again: “Why did you select Drunk Duck to host your comic?” The answer used to be so simple, I would respond with how the webcomics ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> Classic Convulsions

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Sept. 30, 2015



It is a rare delight when a webcomic looks like it belongs on display in an art gallery. Classic Convulsions is drawn in an abstract style and loosely coloured using inkwash techniques on watercolour paper. It is in its own category of art where the grotesque subject matter of Francisco ...

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Mary Sue Contest Submissions

HippieVan at 12:00AM, March 20, 2015



Hilarious image courtesy of Banes! Might have Fonzie introduce all my newsposts from now on.

I only got two submissions for my contest (thanks a bunch, guys :P) so I figured I would just declare both of these awesome participants my winners!**


Submission 1: from KimLuster (click to see larger ...






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Avoiding the Mary Sue (+ a contest!)

HippieVan at 12:00AM, March 6, 2015



This newspost was inspired by this week's Quackcast on testing your writing and knowing your characters. In the comments, KimLuster posted a Mary Sue test and discussed her annoyance in finding that one of her characters scored highly.

So what is a Mary Sue? Everyone sort of knows one ...



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Quackcast 207 - A question of bodyshape part 2

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Feb. 24, 2015

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Photos by Howard Schatz.

Content:
In Quackcast 207 we talk about bodyshapes in comics again; as a follow up from the chat we had about it in Quackcast 205 we thought we'd let the community weigh in with their thoughts… so Banes and I could get the chance ...




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Drawing from Life

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Jan. 5, 2015
tags: life drawing



Around Spring of last year, in an attempt to keep my pen moving, I signed up for a life drawing class. It was the first time since high school art class that I was going to draw human models in real life. Over the last decade, most of the human ...

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QUACKCAST Episode 53 - Spriters are people too! -And don't forget Secret Santa!

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 29, 2011

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The venerable Skoolmunkee is the special guest this week! This time we have a completely biased and entirely uninformed chat about all aspects of sprite comicing, from their short and turbulent history, to their glittering present and beyond into a glorious galaxy spanning empire that ...




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