License to Law

License To Law: Thought Balloons

July 26, 2009 - 11:31pm

I did the thought balloon in panel 3 in MS with a pre-configured balloon shape (I think it was called Cloud 1).  I don't love this one but I wanted to make sure I knew how to do thought balloons with MS.

License To Law #3

July 26, 2009 - 3:17pm

I ran out of blue pencil when drawing this one.  Wow - I forgot how much of a pain it is to clean up pencil work.  I guess either stick to blue pencil or re-ink the whole thing on the WACOM.  I did the curving inter-bubble in panel 4 in PS (with two elipse shapes) -- I think that works pretty well actually.

License To Law #2

July 26, 2009 - 12:44pm

Another comic from re-visiting my law school comic strip.  This one's not based on an old one directly although all of the characters were in the school strip. I posted the finished one (scanned into PS, lettered in MS and then saved for the web in PS) and the rough for comparison (right now, I sketch in blue pencil, go over in ink).  I need to figure out if you can do the inter-bubble connector for double-bubbles in MS -- I did these in PS but that's an extra step it'd be nice to avoid if possible.

License To Law

July 25, 2009 - 10:51pm

Done a little bit of drawing here and there this year and figured I should start sorting out the digital side of things again.  So a few tests to see how things look on the web. I've got Photoshop Elements and Manga Studio Debut 4.  Scanned this one in PE on the Epson at threshold 70.  Used MSD4 for the word ballons (oops - didn't adjust the size of the word balloon up -- looks like 1 pixel).

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