Fundamental comic book media techniques include storytelling, character design, working with scripts, hand lettering, inking with brushes and dip pens. Study the comic book industry's current production methods, business environment and history.
Easier than it seems, but you gotta practice. These handy demos show you how to master the Ames Lettering Guide and Speedball nibs.
Alex Toth Critiques Steve Rude
Steve Rude drew a Jonny Quest comic book. Seeking advice, he faxed the pencilled art to Alex Toth, who responded with a hand-written critique on February 15, 1986. Presented for the first time here with Steve's replies.
Current Semester: Comicazi
The good folks at legendary comics story Comicazi is hosting my Art of the Comic Book this fall! This compressed semester (8 weeks, $400.00) runs Monday nights, 6:30-9:30pm, October 22nd – December 17th.