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I believe the answer to this question is based in opinion, that being said, here's my own: Tools: Wacom Tablet Reasoning: In order to properly ink your drawings, you need to have the same movement and feel as your hand. It seems your frustration lay in the amount of time to execute the curves you needed. A tablet greatly reduces the manual point-by-point ...


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Using black as the outer colour of the panels seems to work in my experience. Here's an example: http://www.hoodedutilitarian.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/scottpilgrim4.jpg


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Take a pencil. Take a notebook. Start sketching. Once you are comfortable with that, try telling a story through your images. Once you are comfortable with that, then google specific techniques for making comics. But the two basic, fundamental things you have to learn is how to express a situation and a story through images.


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I think you can use a comic font, which is appropriate for a comic, but still improve the legibility by changing other aspects of your typography: Use a font that uses both upper and lowercase for the longer explanations (all caps might be fine for titles Give the texts more "breathing room", separate them more from the container edges Be careful with your ...


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Choosing a typeface is about pairing the elements in your design together. Designing an invite for a high-fashion event? Consider a Didone. Working on a menu for a BBQ Joint? Consider some vernacular retro wood type. Working on a thesis? A sturdy serif text face is probably a safe bet. The key is that you're pairing the typeface with the design moreso than ...


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I would suggest one of the following: TikZ is a LaTeX package that enables you to draw diagrams directly from LaTeX source code. The main advantage is that the text is rendered by LaTeX and you can typset formulas as in LaTeX. Thus you do not have to hassle with other ways to render formulas and your text matches your main text in font and size. The main ...


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I'm only making a brainstorm here: You can play with the style of the background perhaphs: Lot less detail In negative if it is black and white Diferent color schemes, the sky not blue for example All the flashbacks in a dawn, or with a dramathic ilumination in interiors. Blurry ones Curvier or straighter lines Start with a close up of the main ...


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The best inking methods that I've found so far are: In Photoshop, using a Wacom Tablet, an inking brush (try a google search for some good bruskes) and using the software Lazy Nezumi Pro, which helps with drawing smooth lines. It's paid software but I've found it really helps me with digital drawing In Illustrator with the pen tool but yes, it does take ...


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That font definitely feels unprofessional to me. If you want to keep with the form and feeling but add readability & professionalism, I'd probably use a 'loud' font that looks good in all caps (or small caps, which may be a good solution here). Possible free fonts that I can think of that may work well for you: Bebas Neue Montserrat Gotham, ...



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