COMIC BOOKS – A Manga about Manga Creators: Bakuman Simpsons Quote: “I’ve spent my entire life doing nothing but collecting comic books… and now there’s only time to say… LIFE WELL SPENT!” – Comic Book Guy Man, they make Manga about EVERYTHING. Case in point, I recently started reading a Manga about two guys who [...]
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COMICS – Garfield the Cat Got me Into Drawing. Simpsons Quote: (Fat Tony drives the school carpool home.) Fat Tony: Milhouse, may I borrow your three-ring binder? (Milhouse holds up two binders.) Milhouse: Garfield or Love Is…?” Fat Tony: Uh, I prefer the cat. He hates Mondays. We can all relate. As a little kid, [...]
ART – How Artists can Better Learn to Teach Themselves The Simpsons Quotes: So when I took the test, the answers were stuck in my head. It was like a whole different kind of cheating! – Bart Simpson When you haven’t got a mentor around, or when you’re the only person you know who draws. [...]
COMIC BOOKS – Working on a Mike Allred Simpsons Comic Book. The Simpsons Quote: In the alley behind his store CBG: (throwing out a large stack of comics) It seems I will never sell these “She-Hulk vs. Leon Spinks” comics. Worst cross-over ever! (leaves) Nerds: (getting the sent of the comics, one grabs the comics [...]
THE SIMPSONS NEWS – The Simpsons designer’s dilemma Simpsons Quote: Bart : I am through with working. Working is for chumps. Homer : Son, I’m proud of you. I was twice your age before I figured that out. Have you heard the saying: “You can’t please all the people, all of the time?” Well, [...]
THE SIMPSONS NEWS – How a Simpsons episode is made Part 1. Simpsons Quote: “When will I learn? The answers to life’s problems aren’t at the bottom of a bottle, they’re on TV!”– Homer Ever wonder what goes into making a show like The Simpsons? You’re not the only one. I asked the Twitter-verse if [...]
Trying to finish up my final Simpsons boards. Finally finished thumbnailing script page 7. Mark Waid goes digital.
THE SIMPSONS NEWS So this epic storyboard I’m working on has turned out to be…well…epic. It’s a little over 40 scenes (shots) long but there’s a lot going on in it. I was thinking I’d be done by Friday but I had three meetings with the director and the head director over it and there’s [...]
THE SIMPSONS NEWS Last week I managed to not only rough out Act 2 but also Act 3 on show 21. I spent this week trying to tighten up the roughs on both boards. I managed to finish Act 2, I have yet to finish Act 3. I’m not sure my revision partner will get [...]
Heavy week last week, lite week this week. Second color pass. Dante almost loses an eye. Applying some slight interactive motion to a comic book panel?
THE SIMPSONS NEWS Wow, it was a really heavy work week last week. I was under the gun all week and just barely managed to squeak out my assigned Acts both Act 1 AND Act 3. I was even given a last minute fix on Act 1 that I had to finish before my wife [...]
THE SIMPSONS NEWS The count down has begun the pressure is on to finish our show on time. It’s the first story reel of the season so we need to start this season off with a bang. Sheesh! BLOG/COMIC BOOKS I’ve heard a lot of complaints, online and off, about comics and how difficult they [...]