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.
"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
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
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
Check out this video to learn how to draw and sketch the Joker from Batman for manga, cartoon and comics. Learn how to draw the male villain character, the Joker, in this Step by Step video tutorial. Learn from basic sketching to finish drawing quick concept for comics cartoon ...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
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
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!
Fancy comic books, but don't have the skills to make them yourself? Comic book artists do nothing but draw all day, so it's no wonder they're good at it. But you may need a little more help, and this five-part series will help you along your journey into developing comic chara ...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.
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.
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
You tell us. It's quite possible Christopher Nolan locked The Dream of a Lifetime into his memory bank, not knowing years later it would subconsciously shape Inception: "That contraption is made to help psychiatrists examine the dreams of their patients! The wearer of such a ...more
The visual beauty of images on Google+ means that it's not just a great place for photographers to shine, but also serves as a befitting promotional space for web comic artists. Below, 7 talented individuals who have utilized the Google+ platform. +Ryan Estrada - Google+ Tuto ...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
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
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.
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
Create some cool comic vectored effects! Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to learn how to make some comic styled text. You will learn how to break text down and add gradients. You will also learn how to create a fake 3D effect as well as some stroke options. All of these ...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
Well, why aren't you? They're all the rage in pop culture right now, what with The Avengers blowing away audiences and the finale to the Batman trilogy coming out soon. Not to mention that Marvel is remaking Spider-Man! The original is only like, what, less than ten years old? ...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.
This is a video tutorial describing how to draw a comic style woman character. The first step is to draw a circle in the top of the page that will end up being her head. Then you should draw about where her eyes will be in the end. Then you should quickly draw an online of her ...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
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
Ever since Supergirl was introduced in the DC world of comics she has always been the youthful, ambitious protagonist that everyone knew to respect. Her strength and value made her entrance on the scene a remarkable one, even though she never got too much limelight. This video ...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
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
Check out this video to see how to draw and sketch Iron Man, the movie character for manga, cartoon and comics.
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw superman from DC comics. Start off by drawing the head and adding in the hair on top. Give the character a strong jaw line and eyes that look serious and focused. Continue drawing down, outlining the lips and nose, then making broad shoul ...more
Love DC Comics? Show the world by using their logo as your Black Ops playercard emblem. This tutorial presents a complete, step-by-step walkthrough of how to draw it in the Black Ops Emblem editor. Call of Duty 7 (COD: BO) is the seventh installment in Activision's popular Ca ...more
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
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
In this video, we learn how to draw Venom. Start out by drawing the outline of the entire body of the character. Use a soft line to create light lines throughout the entire body. After you have completed this, use a more bold line to draw around the body and start filling in d ...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.
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
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
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!
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
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
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.
Marvel comics have been a major inspiration to a whole generation of artists, particularly graphic novel and comic-inclined artists working in pen and pencil or digital mediums. This video demonstrates some cool techniques for drawing hands in Paint on the computer, with a foc ...more
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
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
Bit of a troll bait on Kinect, but funny nonetheless.
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
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
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
Dive into the world of creating crappy looking comic art. Muhahahaha! Um. Ahem. Yep. So check out this instructional comic video that provides some tips to getting started drawing your comics. Learn about the necessary supplies and follow the step by step instructions outlined ...more
Ever wanted to create your own comics but thought your handwriting was too messy? Now you can learn how to do it all on your computer in Adobe Illustrator with this tutorial on lettering comics. Letter comics with Illustrator. Click through to watch this video on vtutorial.com
You know that steampunk is mainstream when they even talk about it in comic strips. At least they got the punk in steampunk right. I don't know why anyone would be mad if their child was a steampunk. All the steampunks I know are really nice and aren't into subversive stuff or ...more
If you're looking for Easter Eggs in the Xbox 360 hit, Fallout 3, this next tutorial will show you one that is quite shocking. In this video you'll be going after the electric toilet that can only be found at Hubris Comics. It's a regular toilet but is wired to 35 microfusion ...more
Layout is an important step in setting up your comic, to make sure each frame has the maximum impact. This tutorial goes over how you can start with a sketch in Photoshop and work on your layout for each comic page you're making.
Issue 287 of the Nanoc the Obliviator level of the game Comic Jumper on the Xbox 360, is the final section of the medieval setting of the game, similar to Thor and other. In this video you will get a complete walkthrough of the final section of Nanoc the Obliviator and also al ...more
Having a hard time finding the type of eye you want for your Characters? here's one to give you more option. ~Enjoy The Steps : Watch the Video Time! So sorry for the bad quality, recording this using my iPhone while im at the office, hehe.. ill try to record better videos ...more
You know how to draw comics, but you just can't color them well, then watch this coloring your comics lesson. Video: .
Really amazing. Click on it for the full resolution.
Hey all... Fellow WonderHowTo-ian, Yumi, is holding a cool contest: Submit an idea for a tip/trick/shortcut/how-to/craft/recipe, and she'll illustrate the best one. Any tech-worth submissions? Keyboard shortcuts perhaps? What is visual and not overly complicated....? An ill ...more
If you want Star Wars, look to the games and not the movies to satisfy your hunger. The original Force Unleashed was a great game and a surprise hit. Later next year another Star Wars MMO will debut from Bioware. Maybe the Star Wars novels are also a good source for Star Wars ...more