• Almayer's Avatar
    Today, 05:15 AM
    Advantages? I don't know, don't have the DC book. But I found it very useful. Apart from the lessons in the first part of the book it has a final...
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  • Smitty's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:30 PM
    Some inside info if you're interested. Jack's table and chair were not new and pneumatic. His table was a beat up, classic 2x3 wooden table the...
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  • Smitty's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:12 PM
    Ripped? There was a time he was Hulked. Personally I like skinny Uatu. Skinny Uatu seems more likely to observe than to act.
    12 replies | 527 view(s)
  • Smitty's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:08 PM
    Smitty replied to a thread DC Talent hunt in Sequential Art
    Buildings on the spread are all collapsing on themselves. If the horizon is anywhere near the frame you can have 1,2 or 4pt perspective but never...
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  • Smitty's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:41 PM
    Watch your perspective. Perspective is more than lines radiating from a point, it's used for projecting scale over distance. Nothing will make or...
    3 replies | 89 view(s)
  • Almayer's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:08 AM
    I liked "The Art of Comic-Book Inking" by Gary Martin.
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  • Smitty's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:10 AM
    Smitty replied to a thread Robin in Finished Work
    Perspective is a child's jack. All arms are fixed. Move one arm and you move all six. Moving one arm alone requires breaking the jack. Break the...
    4 replies | 167 view(s)
  • humble-tomato's Avatar
    05-22-2017, 09:32 PM
    humble-tomato replied to a thread Robin in Finished Work
    Thanks Smitty. Perspective Made Easy I'm reading thanks to you. I was trying to challenge myself by giving each building different VPs and not...
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  • Smitty's Avatar
    05-22-2017, 08:26 PM
    :lml-: ..........
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    05-22-2017, 08:22 PM
    Smitty replied to a thread Hours - Short Story in Sequential Art
    Let perspective be that muscle. Panel 1 is completely smurfed. An horizon shot may be 1, 2 or 4 pt perspective but never 3. If there's a VP below...
    1 replies | 86 view(s)
  • Smitty's Avatar
    05-22-2017, 07:56 PM
    Smitty replied to a thread Robin in Finished Work
    Nice figure. Background... Dude, you have stumped my band. BG is so completely, utterly, and totally smurfed, I don't even know where to start,...
    4 replies | 167 view(s)
  • humble-tomato's Avatar
    05-22-2017, 11:56 AM
    humble-tomato started a thread Robin in Finished Work
    This one, I started to study another foreshortening pose.. and was holding off too long.. I lost enthusiasm about it.. I didn't know what Gotham...
    4 replies | 167 view(s)
  • Smitty's Avatar
    05-20-2017, 09:50 PM
    Smitty replied to a thread Daredevil - Hallway in Sequential Art
    Feel free to speak up. You're not speaking for me. I'm not speaking for me. WE are speaking for perspective which has one set of rules for everyone....
    5 replies | 407 view(s)
  • Smitty's Avatar
    05-20-2017, 03:21 PM
    Smitty replied to a thread batgirl in Finished Work
    Lovely drawing, terrible pose. That's a catch pose not a throw. A batarang is not a shot put. "Put" a batarang and you'll be lucky if if goes more...
    2 replies | 223 view(s)
  • Smitty's Avatar
    05-18-2017, 11:53 PM
    He's got a 3 page thread on Wonder Man for the K100 The sign up sheet says Wonderman is Dredd's
    249 replies | 15912 view(s)
  • Smitty's Avatar
    05-18-2017, 08:43 PM
    Is he escaping from himself? Yes. Duality of man and nature vs nurture was a cornerstone of Kirby's 4th World. High father and Darksied swapped...
    249 replies | 15912 view(s)
  • Smitty's Avatar
    05-18-2017, 07:33 PM
    Smitty replied to a thread Clip Studio perspective in Tips & Tech
    No apologies necessary. The decisions you guys made were correct. They were right, proper and true (except for the "I'm calling this rectangle a...
    32 replies | 992 view(s)
  • Almayer's Avatar
    05-18-2017, 12:17 PM
    Nuff said! :) I can't believe my initial question will go as far... To be honest, I've read this phrase from Smitty two or three times in the last...
    32 replies | 992 view(s)
  • Smitty's Avatar
    05-18-2017, 10:15 AM
    Smitty replied to a thread Clip Studio perspective in Tips & Tech
    Remember, your decisions were correct. They were just different than mine. As we saw in the earlier example of the girl, guy and doorway, any two are...
    32 replies | 992 view(s)
  • Smitty's Avatar
    05-18-2017, 09:39 AM
    Smitty replied to a thread Clip Studio perspective in Tips & Tech
    Interesting theory. Let's test it. You want to start with the "perfect" square formed by the 90 angle at the viewers feet, where each foot points...
    32 replies | 992 view(s)
  • Smitty's Avatar
    05-18-2017, 04:27 AM
    I feel silly asking at this late date... is 6.625 x 10.25 "copy safe" or "trim"
    58 replies | 3629 view(s)
  • Smitty's Avatar
    05-18-2017, 01:11 AM
    Two thoughts and then some recommendations. Once upon a time, in a state of Sputnik induced panic, a terrified America invented "New Math" that we...
    1 replies | 83 view(s)
  • Smitty's Avatar
    05-17-2017, 10:15 PM
    Smitty replied to a thread Clip Studio perspective in Tips & Tech
    Yes. This is what I call the BIDWSS rule or "Because I darn well said so" rule. Perspective is two arbitrary decisions and everything else is...
    32 replies | 992 view(s)
  • Almayer's Avatar
    05-16-2017, 07:57 PM
    Well Smitty, let's see if I understand it now or not... What you're saying here is "This is perspective, so if I say that's an square it is an...
    32 replies | 992 view(s)
  • Smitty's Avatar
    05-16-2017, 05:14 PM
    Smitty replied to a thread Clip Studio perspective in Tips & Tech
    Flabbergasted Old Man Alert- Run Away I was going to stay out of this because I've never seen the program but, this is too much. In what...
    32 replies | 992 view(s)
  • Smitty's Avatar
    05-16-2017, 04:01 PM
    Smitty replied to a thread Daredevil - Hallway in Sequential Art
    You need to reverse your drawing process. You're spending all your time on surface detail rather than the underlying structure and thus all your...
    5 replies | 407 view(s)
  • Almayer's Avatar
    05-16-2017, 11:57 AM
    Nice to know this thread is helpful for your app! And thanks for the reputation points! I don't know if what you suggest about rotating the VPs is...
    32 replies | 992 view(s)
  • Smitty's Avatar
    05-16-2017, 12:03 AM
    Smitty replied to a thread new sequentials in Sequential Art
    1/1 drop the 3rd point. You're too far away for it to affect the view. 1/2 Add 3rd point 1/3 cars too small, people too big. Use perspective to...
    3 replies | 244 view(s)
  • Smitty's Avatar
    05-15-2017, 11:43 PM
    Never place anything of importance outside the copy safe area or, worse, along the spine.
    15 replies | 477 view(s)
  • Almayer's Avatar
    05-15-2017, 05:53 PM
    I'll take a look at Cushart link (I think I follow him on deviantart). Surely will be useful too. What I forgot to say about the two methods is...
    32 replies | 992 view(s)
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