episode 282 - MOOD

Jul 31, 2016

The topic of THIS particular Quackcast is MOOD! And for no particular reason I dressed as the Mad Hatter, as typified by Tom Petty in the film clip to Don't Come Around here No More... So that was the mood of this Quackast... We based it on Bane's Newspost about creating Mood in comics from the book “Framed Ink” by Marcos Mateu-Mestre. The idea of creating mood with imagery is key to my own art practise in Pinky TA, I use lighting, angles, eye-levels, perspective, colour and many other combinations of effects to manipulate the viewer to feel the correct emotions for the scene... and that's exactly what we're talking about here! The music by Gunwallace this week is for Mindmistress, it's sexy, atmospheric, light, sparkly music from a futuristic nightclub in Saturn’s rings.

Topics and Show Notes

Topics and shownotes

Featured comic:
Man Bun - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Man_Bun/

Moody newspost by Banes - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/news/2016/jul/20/mood/

“Framed Ink” by Marcos Mateu-Mestre - https://www.amazon.com/Framed-Ink-Drawing-Composition-Storytellers/dp/1933492953

Example of mood in Bottomless Waitress - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Bottomless_Waitress/5451939/
Example of mood in Pinky TA 1 - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Pinky_TA/4778518/
Example of mood in Pinky TA 2 - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Pinky_TA/4778699/
The Country of the Blind - HG Wells - http://www.thatmarcusfamily.org/philosophy/Amusements/Wells.pdf
Tom Petty the Mad Hatter, inspiration for the look of this Quackcast - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0JvF9vpqx8

Special thanks to:
Gunwallace - http://www.virtuallycomics.com
Banes - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Banes/
Tantz Areine - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Without_Moonlight/

Featured music:
Mindmistress - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Mindmistress_at_Drunk_Duck/, by alschroeder, rated E.

Episode 193 - Representing inner turmoil in comics

Nov 17, 2014

4 likes, 4 comments

The idea for this Quackcast came from a newspost by HippieVan. She had just read a comic version of Frankenstein and was disappointed at the simplistic way that the character's inner turmoil was rendered. She wondered about the different ways that "inner turmoil" is portrayed in comics. The lovely and highly intellectual duo of Tantz Aerine and Pitface join Banes and I to discuss farts... and after that we tackle the subject of portraying inner turmoil in comics. Each person brought some rather interesting examples to the table, and we all talked about the many different ways such internal emotional and intellectual changes can be visually depicted on the page for the reader without being stupidly obvious about it.

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