|01-06-2006, 09:42 AM||#16|
Better than staples.portfolio
Theresa Ryan Visual Development
Join Date: Jul 2004
Any tips/reference sources on inking?
Fantastic tutorial man, very well explained!
|01-06-2006, 12:46 PM||#20|
Join Date: Apr 2002
Great tutorial. Maybe a good follow-up would be for someone to tackle the coloring and shading stage of production.
|01-06-2006, 02:00 PM||#23|
The Silo Manportfolio
Smith Micro Software, Inc.
Join Date: Mar 2002
Great Tutorial! Did someone say Inking? Why...that was my gig for a whole year at a little startup that went into Album covers instead! To this day I hate and love inking (I was sick alot that year...sneezing+inking=bad art).
Steve Rude put out a handy BOOK not long ago on the subject. It's got some really great examples and explanations, as well as offering pages to ink. I always hated it when folks said all I did was trace, when you get right down to it, it's the inks that you see in the book more so than the pencils. Like Eliseu said, it's an art in itself and usually pencillers (especially beginners) shouldn't do it themselves.
DC also put out a BOOK.
Edit: Eliseu, when you send your pencils to an inker do they generally ink over the pencils directly or smack a piece of Vellum on top and ink on that? Dick Ayers suggested Vellum to me once (though in passing admittedly). I tried the Vellum thing and it never sat well with me. I like to go straight to the pencils. Just curious.
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|01-06-2006, 02:58 PM||#24|
a super sayajin jedi!portfolio
VFX Artist, Look Dev
thank you so much...i always wanted to start again Drawing my own comics and now this great tutorial seems to be a nice start for me...
THX for sharing
|01-06-2006, 03:06 PM||#25|
Join Date: Sep 2004
can you explain #7 again, just the measurements for bleed, trim and live.
thanks. what units are they? what is that in inches?
page is 11” X 17”.
Bleed: 6,875 X 10,497
Trim 6,625 X 10,187
Live 6,125 X 9,687
this is great.
|01-06-2006, 03:50 PM||#26|
Daddy x 4
Baton Rouge, USA
Join Date: Aug 2004
I really enjoy your point of view on the whole topic. The fact that you recognize your strengths and weaknesses in the process reinforces how much a team effort it is. I forget that sometimes.
I thought he was referring to pixels but 11" x 17" at 300 or 450dpi doesn't equal those numbers.
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