Book Review: Understanding Comics – The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud

Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud

If you’ve ever read a graphic novel or comic book and wondered why some stories seem to work better than others, or if you’ve wondered how a medium so simple can house such compelling vision, I highly suggest having a read through Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics. Continue reading

Review: Drawing Software – What Should I Use?

2009 Software Reviews for Drawing

I’ve received a few questions in regards to drawing methods and software, and what programs I’d recommend. Before some of you run off, thinking that this post is going to turn into an infomercial or a shill session, take note that some of the software I’ve linked to is actually open-source and won’t cost you a thing. Here’s some of the programs I recommend. Continue reading