How do you draw people into your webcomic?
I mean, it depends.
Some people are good at it, while others don’t care, but I think this question applies to all comics.
What I mean is that, at its heart, drawing characters is about drawing people.
It’s all about making them a part of the story, so drawing people is the essence of comics.
The problem is, drawing people has a certain amount of nuance.
I know this is probably not something you want to admit, but the first time I saw the word “draw” in a comic book, I thought “Holy crap, this is an all-powerful, omniscient creator.
I wonder what they did to draw him?”
There are certain techniques and concepts that are easy to see, but there’s also a huge amount of subtlety.
A lot of comics are about characters that can’t communicate.
They’re just there to talk to you.
They are, to some extent, invisible to the audience.
But if you look at a good comic, the invisible character is the one who is able to show up and talk to the reader.
I think drawing people helps comics get there.
The way to get there is to get your audience.
Drawing people means putting them in front of the reader, making them more of a part in the story than they would otherwise be.
Here are some tips for drawing people, in no particular order: Draw them slowly, so the reader can follow along.
(You can use a timer to keep track of how long it takes to draw someone, but it’s not necessary.)
Make sure the character is clearly visible.
Don’t leave your characters completely blank.
When drawing, it’s important to not forget the audience’s expectations.
Draw them at the same time, and the reader needs to be able to keep up with them.
The more they talk, the more they are going to draw.
That’s why you want the character to be clear about what he or she wants to talk about.
Make sure your character is still identifiable, even if it’s just in the margins of the panel.
(When you’re drawing, there’s a lot of confusion.
In fact, you’ll probably never draw them again.
Drawers aren’t meant to make things confusing.)
Make the character speak in the right language.
When you draw, the reader is more likely to hear the characters words, so they should speak in a way that they can understand.
If the character can’t speak in their native language, try to create an interpreter.
If they’re speaking in a language other than English, then make sure you translate them into the language you’re using.
(The point of this tip is to be careful with this, because it’s also very easy to get distracted by your own comic book art.)
Don’t forget to make your characters laugh.
In a comic, if a character is in a good mood, they’ll often draw a funny laugh.
I’m not saying it’s the best way to draw them, but if you’re trying to draw people, it helps.
When a character gets into a bad mood, make sure the reader sees them laughing.
That means you should use a chuckle mask.
When someone is laughing, it makes the audience laugh too.
So draw them with laughter in mind.
I mean it.
Don’ t be lazy.
Don”t let your drawings become just one big thing.
If your characters are in the middle of a fight or something, draw the panel where they’re most vulnerable.
If you want them to feel sad, use sad faces.
(Sometimes comics will have sad faces.)
Don” t forget to draw a heart.
A heart in a panel is one of those things that people do.
Draw it, don”t be lazy, and don” t overdo it.
I like to draw hearts on my comics, because I like them.
You want to see a heart?
If it’s a small one, you can put it next to your character.
(If it’s bigger, draw it on the other side of the comic, not the side you drew it on.)
It’s important not to overdo the heart, because a lot people like to see the heart on their comics.
Don, don’t be lazy!
(This tip is also good for drawing someone else’s character.)
I don’t think you should draw characters in the background of your comic.
You should draw the characters and the characters should draw you.
If it makes sense, it doesn”t have to be your character in the comic.
(Some people like it when they see someone else drawing something, because that makes them feel like they are in control of the character.)
The only exception to this rule is if you want a character to look cool.
If I draw someone wearing a black coat, that character is cool.
(That’s the whole point of art.
You shouldn’t make people look bad just to make them look cool.)
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