Originally Posted by 50%grey
Jim Lee is one of the best teachers out there imho, he used to do amazing critiques on his wildstorm site.
And even tho these techniques may seem simple to some they are extremely important.
I going to sketch every day in my attempt to get better.
Yea so my comic is named Hybrid Zero. I'm going to put it up on the web as soon as I get my website. It's pretty lame but I'm learning allot about drawing and composition, story telling techniques and stuff.
I'm going to be using this as a sketch blog and a place to show my comic work.
First up heres some of my character work.
Your entire physical and online sequential art portfolio should be no more than 9 to 12 pages. Any more and you're just boring the person. The physical portfolio should be the original 11" x17" art.
Target your portfolio to the publisher you are submitting to; which means don't show Marvel characters to DC Comics and vice versa.
Present a complete scene within 3 or 4 pages. Each scene should showcase a different mood - action, normal, romantic, quiet, horror,
Updated 05-04-2012 at 08:01 PM by Symson
Originally Posted by Symson
Pink Pearl, plastic, art gum, kneaded and erasers are the kinds most often used. You don't want to let your palm touch the paper while you're drawing. Hand oils and sweat harm the paper surface and can make it difficult to erase and to lay down ink. So you certainly don't want to buy an eraser that has oil in it.
Pink Pearl has a pumice - a volcanic ash from Italy - that helps the organic rubber erase and gives it an abrasive quality. The rubber and vulcanized vegetable oil (factice)