I'll be giving a demo at The 2012 Long Beach Comic & Horror Con on Nov.4th at 2:00. I will show you step-by-step how to prepare a digital template for comics using Adobe Illustrator. Learn basic tools and other apps to use. Bring your laptop and you can follow along and leave with your own template ready to create your own comics and graphic novels! This process will also work for InDesign, QuarkXpress and Manga Studio.
As a bonus, I will take you through the process from pencils,
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,