Thanks for commenting. I'm glad this seems to be helpful.
Maybe I'll makie a mini-comic manual out of this stuff and sell it for a buck someday. If I ever get around to it.
For an update, I just figured out that my 102 pen nib can create thick to thin lines by loading it up with ink, and pressing down on the paper, spreading apart the points, and releasing the pressure. Why didn't I know this before? Pretty sad. Basic knowledge any regular inker would know. But some people, like me, didn't know this.
Thanks for bumping the thread. It's allways a pain in the butt to check my amazingly high view count, so this makes it easier to me revel in my popularity.
And by the way, if I haven't mentioned it before, please check out Kazu Kibuishi's awesome tutorial! Definately inspiring and will make you want to draw!
and he's a member of pj:
UPDATE: You have to read Dave Sim's articles on self publishing. There are tons of great advice:
It doesn't stop at 168 either. Very inspiring. Such as drawing in the 6x9 aspect ratio, and the importance of good layouts and lettering. And great quotes such as:
" The cliche (which isn't a cliche, it's the truth) is that you have two thousand bad pages in you and until you draw them, you won't start producing good pages."
Issue 174 is my personal favorite.