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Bored in Space

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Just after covid hit in March 2020 I started hitting my stride with drawing digitally. I'd had my iPad for just over 4 months and had been dabbling even before that. Up until this point I hadn't felt comfortable with the drawings I was making digitally. I could create something on paper that was personally satisfying, but I digital drawing felt like I was drawing with a sharpie with my left hand.

Spinach Comic Book Template (Procreate and Photoshop)

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Ever since I picked up the iPad app Procreate, I have discovered a new joy in making comic pages. It was tricky at first, however I have now drawn over 100 pages of comics and settled on a good layout system.

New Atelic sketchbook

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Recently when I was in Toronto for TCAF and picked up this new book

Fake it till you make it

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Certainly, I know I'm late to the party but I'm finally getting around to watching the Beatles doc get back. I knew it would be interesting, but I also knew it was 6 hours so I put off watching it. However, it is riveting to watch them work and see their creative process.

Making an ePub in Apple pages (Part Two)

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Last year I started experimenting with making ePubs in Pages. I had previously dabbled in hand coding epubs in 2015 using open source software like Calibre and Sigil. Sometime in 2018 Apple announced that their software Apple Pages can now export not only in epub, but to fixed layout epub. Perfect for comics.

Winter of Our Pandemic: David Collier

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Coming June 17th, and new book by Canadian Comic book artist David Collier, published by Spare Parts Press.

Bean Burrito comic lettering font

Continuing the thread on comic lettering, I came across a cute comic font on Twitter. Called 'Bean Burrito', by the comic artist  Sara Linsley

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