I was big into comic books when I was younger. I'd even create my own, though my drawing skills were not as good as the greats, such as Kirby or McFarlane. Hell, I still even have a couple DC and Marvel comics laying around somewhere, though I'm more likely to go watch a comic ...more
If you didn't think you could make a high speed photography trigger or hack together some creepy googly eyeballs for Halloween, then you've got another think coming, because learning how to use Arduino just got easier thanks to Jody Culkin and her wonderful comic book introduc ...more
The subject at hand takes the prize for the best girl costume of 2009. Classy, pretty, and comic book related. Check out this Roy Lichtenstein-esque makeup job. Amazing.
Are you an aspiring comic book artist? In this two-part video tutorial, learn some skills on how to layout a comic book page. Different ways to layout your comic pages are gone over. Part 1 of 2 - How to Layout a comic book page. Part 2 of 2 - How to Layout a comic book page.
This four-part video series demonstrates how to ink a comic book. Inking is often thought of as a lesser comic art than drawing or writing, but proper inking is essential to creating a really beautiful final product. In the end, it is what the reader sees, not the pencil work ...more
This video, assembled for a school project by some art school students, teaches you how to draw comic book superheroes in two parts. They begin by going over the material that you will need, then the basic shapes that make up the majority of comic character's bodies, then goes ...more
The nose is a focal point of someone's face. In this tutorial, learn how to master the art of the "comic book nose" so that your characters really come alive. This tutorial will show you, step by step, how to draw a comic face on the computer and shape the nose just right. Do ...more
Want to learn how to make your own comic book? This instructional video will teach you how to take your created character and their powers and enter them into a comic book world. The first step, is to decide whether your character will be acting as a hero or villain. Next, you ...more
When shooting a movie, a director creates a storyboard. A comic book artist must do the same thing for drawing a comic book. Thumbnails are small blocks that represent the pages in a comic book. There is no finished work, but sketches. When following the script, the artist nee ...more
This Adobe Photoshop tutorial shows you ho to give an image a comic book look. Sure, most people draw comic books from scratch, but you don't have to when you have this tutorial to show you how to create a 'comic book' effect in Photoshop.
Learn how to apply Kryolan makeup to achieve a comic book girl inspired look with this tutorial. This is a cool look for Halloween or a costume party. Watch this how to video and you can look like you stepped out of the pages of a comic book.
Netflix is branching out into the comic book business, and it's summoning augmented reality via Facebook to make the first issue more magical. The debut issue of The Magic Order hit comic book store shelves today with four variant covers. Inside each issue is a QR code specif ...more
Among the many partnerships mentioned early on in the life of the Magic Leap One, by far one of the most talked about has been the comic book app from Madefire. On Monday, the two companies finally released the app to the public, and we got a sneak peek at how it works just b ...more
There's a time in everyone's life when they need to become immortalized and reprographed in a full-blown comic spread, complete with halftone dots and speech bubbles—or squares, if you're a square. With our favorite program Photoshop, you can quickly turn any hyperbolic celebr ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to create a simple comic book effect in Adobe Photoshop. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filt ...more
Marvel Comics' Veno character is vastly popular. If you're one of Venom's many fans, chances are you've thought about sketching him onto your school notebook. In this video, learn how to draw the comic book character, Venom with help from fantasy artist, Wayne Tully.
With the "Thor" movie coming out in 2011 and the actors recently debuting a five-minute trailer at Comic-Con, fanboy buzz about this Norse comic book hero has officially reached fever pitch. Guys like the story - the son of a king cast down to earth as punishment, who seeks to ...more
An unknown individual demonstrates in this video how he makes a comic book. He shows the materials that are needed, which are plain white paper and tape. You then fold the paper very neatly in half length wise one sheet at a time. Then you put all the papers together as neatly ...more
This video by Architectus777 teaches us how to ink comic book pages. Inking is simply another term for outlining or black lining. This first step is to find an image in black in white. Following this, you may edit the image to be as light or dark as you wish. Afterwards, the s ...more
Do you want to learn how to create a comic book style cloud using Photoshop? Now you can with this video. First of all, create a blue colored layer. Next, create a few white shapes on this background. Now duplicated this layer. Go to the bottom layer and make it black. Go back ...more
Using this tutorial, you will learn how to make a comic book style cloud in Adobe Illustrator. 1. First, select the ellipsis tool and draw a few shapes. 2. After drawing some shapes, select them and go to window and choose pathfinder. 3. Click to merge the shapes together. 4. ...more
Ever daydream about making your own comic strip? Well, what's stopping you? With this lesson from television cartoonist Bruce Blitz, you'll learn everything you need to know to produce your very own comic strip suitable for publication in a newspaper or on the web. For more in ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to create background images for your comic books using the computer program, Sketchup. Hand drawing is a thing of the past, and computer designing has taken over. Get on the technology train and update your art skills with this informative clip.
Mark Crilley, creator of the manga anime series "Miki Falls," shows how to sketch hands for characters. Hands can be complicated to sketch, but follow along with this cartoon and comic drawing tutorial and learn how to render hands in no time!
Check out this video to see how to draw and sketch Iron Man, the movie character for manga, cartoon and comics.
When you are organizing the panels of your comic, you should keep in mind the way you want eyes to follow it. With multiple panels on a page, your spacing between them will determine where the eyes will go. If you want the reader to read up and down and from left to right, the ...more
This video shows you how to create text for comic books, using just a few easy steps. It's explained simply, so that a beginner that has never used Illustrator before, could do this. It shows how to stretch, and shadow your lettering, as well. Detailed illustrations will show ...more
In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a professional level comic book on your computer the fast and easy way. The methods you will learn in this lesson will teach you how to shave some precious time off of the process and get your work out there faster. So, if you are ...more
As with most female comic book heroines, Ms. Marvel, created by artist Gene Colan in the 1960s, is a bodacious babe with killer curves and an even more killer abilities of superhuman strength, stamina, flight, and precognition. Get your fill of this beautiful evil doer-smitin ...more
Comic books are a great way to express yourself and you no longer need a pencil and paper to draw these books. In this three episode tutorial, learn how to use computer programs to draw professional style comics and share them online. This method of comic drawing is the new in ...more
Comic books are fun to make, but inking them can be a time extensive pain of a process. Using a computer software program, you can make the inking much faster. In this two-part video tutorial, you'll learn how to take a sketch and turn it into vector Adobe Illustrator artwork. ...more
Star Wars artist Matt Busch returns- this time giving tips on taking drawing skills to the next level: comic books! This episode focuses on how to illustrate through visual storytelling in panels through shots and angles. Learn how to draw Star Wars by watching this video art ...more
In this tutorial, learn a new technique that will help you color comics much faster while still allowing for a lot of color variation. This method saves a lot of time and allows you to get your art out to the masses faster. Follow along with this professional tutorial and mak ...more
"Miki Falls" manga creator Mark Crilley presents a tutorial on drawing clothes, with special emphasis on wrinkles. Learning how to draw clothes for manga characters is an important detail that should not be overlooked. Watch this video to learn how to draw anime and manga clot ...more
Storm is a popular superhero in the X-men comic books who has control over the wind and weather, and this tutorial shows you how to draw a pencil sketch of her. You'll become an artist like Stan Lee in no time!
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This week, the recurring theme in augmented reality can be summed up fairly succinctly: content is king. For Magic Leap, content comes in the form of the delivery of the Madefire immersive comics app. In the case of Apple, content arrives via a virtual try-on tool from Warby ...more
There’s a lot going on in your head when creating a comic book and it doesn’t stop after it’s done. There are other things that you have to do once your comic book goes online. You have to market it, introduce it to the right market, and find a way how to get it published. We ...more
Want to go as a comic book character this Halloween? Then forget about the cheesy spandex pants and ridiculous headpieces. Dress up as a comic book character literally ripped off the pages by creating this comic book look inspired by artist Roy Lichtenstein's "Crying Girl." A ...more
Wonder Woman is going to be everywhere this Halloween, and you know it. One way for your rendition of Diana to stand out among an (Aegean) sea of Wonder copycats is to shy away from the classic high-glamour makeup style that Gal Gadot wears in the recent movie. You can still p ...more
The biggest problem with Netflix (which is hardly a real problem) is the overwhelming amount of content available for streaming. Browsing through profile-specific categories might help narrow down your search on something to watch, but some of those categories come and go with ...more
Now that the "Avengers" movie and the "Captain America" movie starring Chris Evans have been confirmed, fanboy hype about Marvel heroes has officially reached fever pitch. Though shooting for "Captain America" has just begun, pictures of Evans wearing his Captain American cost ...more
This instructional drawing video demonstrates how to draw hair on comic book characters. This is helpful for comic book artists and animators who need to draw different types of hair quickly.
This instructional drawing video demonstrates how to draw comic book faces at an angle. This type drawing is helpful for comic book artists and animators who need to draw different types of faces quickly.
Beautiful etching-like artwork from an upcoming steampunk comic book. Annabelle Avery: Steampunk Girl, Vol. 1 by Matt Kelly. Matt Kelly is raising funds for Annabelle Avery: Steampunk Girl, Comic Book Volume 1 on Kickstarter! Stepping through a strange portal, Annabelle searc ...more
Augmented reality has produced some incredible innovations that have revolutionized modern technology. From helping with live surgery to changing the game in marketing and businesses. But without a doubt, the most important thing that augmented reality and ARKit has ever broug ...more
Comic book art is not only awesome, but it takes a really keen eye, and talent, to draw great comic book art. Steven Sanchez has a unique style and tone to his artwork, and in this great two-part video, you will learn how to draw the faces and heads that make Steven stand out ...more
This how-to video demonstrates a how to create an image of the comic-book superhero Spiderman in a basic generic pose. The artist, Xia Taptara, sketches out the basic figure, then gives advice on how to practice drawing tricky features like musculature, hands etc. as he adds m ...more
In keeping with its focus on loading the Magic Leap One with content at launch, Magic Leap has inked a creative partnership agreement with augmented reality production studio Square Slice Studios. "The team at Square Slice Studios has a reputation for forward thinking and inn ...more
Iron Man, and to a lesser extent it's sequel, represent the best of the new comic-book-movie boom and have rejuvenated the popularity of one of Marvel's most interesting characters. Do you want to make a Tony Stark costume, or dress someone you know in one for a film or party? ...more
In this clip, learn how to create an ultra cool Sin City/Max Payne comic book effect using Photoshop. This in depth tutorial will cover every basic step and show you how easy it is to make a great looking piece of art on your computer.
"Miki Falls" manga creator Mark Crilley presents a real time tutorial showing how to draw a seated girl, taking his drawing from the rough sketch stage to finished inking. [correction: The Micron Pigma pen is mistakenly said to be available in comic book stores; it is in fact ...more
Add a little comic book superhero to your Grand Theft Auto game! This video shows you the Superman mod for the game, where your character runs around dressed like the classic Superman, in blue and red Spandex. You can download the mod here or here. The download is completely f ...more
Sometimes ads are good for something. Such as documenting every single batmobile EVER, and publishing as a massive infographic. Comic book nerds, rejoice: See it larger here. Previously, Obsessive $1,000,000+ Batmobile Replica.
Want to draw your favorite comic book characters? This tutorial shows you how you can use Photoshop to draw a sketch of Spider Woman. Starting with some basic shapes, here's how you can make a realistic and detailed drawing of Spider-Woman.
This two part tutorial is all feet, all the time. Done in the comic book style, this tutorial shows you how to expand on the basic triangle to draw realistic and proportionate feet, as well as avoid some of the pitfalls new artists encounter when trying to master feet for them ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to create a Sin City comic book effect within Adobe Photoshop. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features an ...more
Marvel's recent string of wildly successful films based on its wildly successful comics have ushered in a whole new era of comic book films. All of the Marvel films have a very cool Marvel logo effect during their opening credits. This video will teach you how to create the sa ...more
In this tutorial, learn exactly how to create a cool color effect inspired by the movie, "Sin City". This funky comic book, cartoonish effect is quite easy to do using Sony Vegas and in this video you will get the coveted step by step. Create a "Sin City" color effect using So ...more
In this Photoshop tutorial video from Tasktutorial, the host leads you through the process of creating a speech bubble in Photoshop. As you watch this video and follow along with the host, you will learn how to create a speech bubble, like they use in the comics. You will also ...more
In this video, learn how to draw Captain America. This tutorial will take you step by step through the process of drawing a realistic looking superhero. Gain knowledge of anatomy and dynamics in the positioning of a realistic figure. In a few simple steps you will be on your w ...more