Last but not least, the logo project. The task is to create a visual identity for my comic, which formed in a logo. The logo can be either a masthead for the comic title or a corporate identity for the comics publishing or indeed both. So I decide to create the logo for my own … Continue reading Third Part: Logo Project
Eventhough this semester is so stressfull, it is also provided with great opportunities. Such as the 2000 AD comics project that I discussed on the previous blog post, and a chance to collaborate with V&A Dundee Museum with their webcomics project. A little background, this project is a weekly webcomics that will be published across … Continue reading Second Part: V&A Dundee Webcomics Project
So let's pick up where we left off. After the last comic project about the deaf but passionate music man, in this second semester I have more projects going on and it is a little bit harder to keep up and maintain this blog, as I also have to keep the demon at bay while … Continue reading Semester 2: The Longest 4 Months Ever (First Part) – 2000 AD Future Shock
So the manual stage is done and digital era comes. I learned a lot about lettering after some consultations and understand more about how to make a good-professional lettering in comics. For this comics i decide to make the lettering as simple as possible and be consistent with it. Because i want to depict the … Continue reading Digital Stage: Lettering and Finishing.
After finished with the thumbnails, the next stage is to ink my sketches. For this stage i use Pilot Parallel Pen and wash technique for some panels. After some experiences in drawing comics in recent years i found that the most suitable method for me is to draw the most of it manually on paper … Continue reading Drawing Process: Inking
Now we enter the drawing process, and the first stage is to create thumbnails or some sketches for the comics before the inking stage. I use a mechanical pencil for this as i want to have a constant sharpness with my pencil and mechanical one is very suitable for that. I also sketch my thumbnails … Continue reading Drawing Process: Thumbnails
After lots of consideration and contemplation, i decide to change my story a little bit in order to make it more structured and be more subtle so that it won't be too ambiguous and bleak. Basically, my story has three stages in it, which are: Introduction For this first part, Alfred is living his dream … Continue reading Story Development
There is a reason for his age, and it's because it is said that "a real rockstar" will died when they reach the age 27 years old. Some photography pictures of homeless people by Lee Jeffries really helped me a lot to make the old version of Alfred.
Story and Character Development Inspiration does come from anywhere, doesn't it? For a little background, when i was a little kid i lived in a neighbourhood where there were few people who suffered mental illness and there was a man who used to be a successfull lawyer but then after a monetery crisis in my … Continue reading Pitch : The Passionate Street Musician