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So I'm trying to learn inking.  Really trying hard to learn inking.  Went back over the previous pages of this project and inked them.  I'm a novice at inking, what can I say.

Comment on 1 thing you like and 1 thing you don't like.

(any tips on better inking techniques I'm open to 'em).

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Comment by Al Nickerson on February 7, 2018 at 9:10am

Make your gutters wider. You can see with the blue line on the paper the suggestion size/space for the gutters. Remember, printed comic book pages are smaller than the size in which we draw a comic book page.

There's way too much going on in the last page. I wouldn't use so many panels on one page.

You should, also, vary your line work of your inking. You might try using a brush with different pen/nib sizes. Things that are closer in the foreground are going to have a heavier line. 

This panel from ARCHIE & FRIENDS was inked with a Winsor Newton Series 7 Brush #2 and a Hunt 102 nib. I used the brush on parts of the figures, while the nib was used to ink the background...

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