Brush Pens vs Manga Studio EX 4

July 18, 2013 by  
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Today I took on Lean Into Art Quest #7: What’s the difference Zero and 60? In which I learned a bit about time management and trusting myself on the page. I took a page of art from The Front: Petty Dreadful that I inked in Manga Studio EX 4 and re-inked it with the Pentel Pocket Brush […]

Absolute Con-Sense

March 16, 2012 by  
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Only a week or so left to sign up for Tyler James’s new online workshop, Absolute Con-Sense! From the workshop description: Comic Conventions can be a great opportunity to sell your products, build your fanbase, and network with your peers. However, when approached the wrong way, they can also be stressful, unprofitable time sinks that […]

Online Comics Workshops

December 21, 2011 by  
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I’m excited to announce that the Lean Into Art workshops store is open! Rob Stenzinger and I have put together 18 different bundles of workshop videos to choose from, ranging from classes on making mini-comics, storytelling theory, illustration, Photoshop and Illustrator tutorials, and even workshops on UI Design and developing videogames from your comic. There’s […]

FTAM! Creating Sound in Comics workshop

December 6, 2011 by  
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I’m really excited to announce that registration is open for my new online workshop on creating sound elements in Adobe Illustrator! In this multi-session course (which amounts to 6 hours of programming) you’ll learn how I choose my fonts, design my word balloons from scratch, design sound elements such as sound effects, and integrate them […]

Photoshop Elements Online Workshop

October 10, 2011 by  
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On December 5, 2011 at 6 pm ET I’ll be leading an online edition of my Coloring in Adobe Photoshop Elements workshop! In this course you’ll follow along as I share the techniques I use to color my comics, followed by a chance for you to get your hands dirty coloring your own images (or […]

Write With Images ONLINE!

October 10, 2011 by  
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Whenever I announce a new comics workshop on my site, I get at least a handful of comments from folks outside of the Southeast Michigan area who wish I could bring my classes to their area. Well, now I can! Now that the Lean Into Art online art center project is underway, I will be offering […]

30 Classes in 30 Days!

September 13, 2011 by  
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This November I’ll be participating in a rather ambitious online event called 30 Classes in 30 Days! Every day during the month of November 2011, I’ll be joined by a host of fantastic teaching artists to lead hands-on workshops, time-shifted courses, and presentations over on the Lean Into Art site. We’ll be covering topics such […]