PLEASE NOTE: This is a copy/paste from a post I made at Webcomics.com; I'm trying to cover more area since fewer artists use 3D models in their artwork and I figured someone here might be familiar with it.
I'm still about a week or so from being able to upgrade from Manga Studio 4 EX to MS 5 EX, and already I'm getting more and more excited as I see potential ways it offers to streamline my drawing and coloring process. But after watching the trailer for MS EX 5 I was blown…Continue
Most of you have probably tried at least one version of Smith Micro's Manga Studio series. I personally own Manga Studio 4 EX and absolutely love it; the tools for drawing are far and above what you get in Photoshop as they're geared specifically for illustration. With a Bamboo tablet (and especially a Cintiq, which I'm fortunate enough to own) you can draw as naturally as you can on paper with a bit of practice.
Recently Smith Micro announced…Continue
Earlier this year I stepped away from my webcomic "Tomes of Atlantis" because I was discouraged by the struggle to gain readership and the fact that the comics medium, while enabling me to depict my stories visually, was terribly time-consuming and inefficient for ever finishing the arc. I'd worked for too long and hard to just abandon all of it, but for awhile I confess that I felt adrift and directionless.
Recently however, an idea that I felt was probably crazy but seemed like it…Continue
Funny, we had a not-too-dissimilar discussion here not too long ago.
This morning I shared with the Webcomics.com community that I was having issues getting links to my latest comics to show up on Reddit. Thanks to some helpful insight (I was using my site's URL repeatedly instead of specifically linking to the page's URL) I was able to get the problem fixed.
But a new problem, one that can't be solved via technical troubleshooting, soon reared its head. …Continue