Designing your Characters

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Sept. 9, 2017




So you have your kick ass story ready, you’ve researched your world well and feel comfortable in it, and you have an awesome set of personalities to equip your characters that will propagate your story (or complement it if the plot is story driven).

The only thing left to ...




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FEATURED COMIC --> ZINC COMIX

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 23, 2017



Zinc comix is all about Japanese death poems called Jisei. Each poem consists of 3 pages: one page for each line of the poem, and all the syllables on each page add up to 17, the the haiku form of the jisei. Each poem is listed with a number and ...

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Quackcast 330 - A feature on features!

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 4, 2017

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Following on from my newspost about features last week, now we have a whole Quackcast on the subject, tell you what features are and how we do them at DD.
Refer to the links bellow to learn about how to get a feature. In this Quackcast Banes and Pitface ...


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What IS a Quackcast anyway?

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 1, 2017



Every week I do a newspost about “this week's Quackcast”, but what IS that?
Well, it's pretty simple: it's the official Drunk Duck podcast!
We've been recording these every week (pretty much) since 2010! We talk about the site, drawing, comicing, story and writing techniques, pop-culture ...



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What does it take to get your comic featured?

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, June 23, 2017
tags: how to get a feature



So you'd like to have your comic featured on the front page of the site here?
What does it take? Interesting question… Let me answer that for you. :)
The criteria is pretty straight forward:

1. The comic needs to have at least 15 pages.
The reason for this is ...






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Quackcast 326 - changing our look

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, June 6, 2017

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concept by Skreem

In this Quackcast Tantz Aerine, Banes, Pitface, and I (Ozoneocean) discuss the changes that we'd like to do to the look of Drunk Duck!
Contribute designs here: - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/forum/topic/177679/
We want YOU to help us come up with different design ...




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Spreading the word!

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, June 2, 2017



It's no exaggeration to say that Drunk Duck AKA The Duck Webcomics, has a bit of an image problem. The trouble with Wowio and the site losing funding back in 2011 etc left us with a bad reputation, we had unfixed bugs, unfinished features, we lost data, and we ...

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Basic Shapes in Character Design

Banes at 12:00AM, April 6, 2017



From the Best of Banes Collection…

CHARACTER SHAPES

I've never consciously designed characters this way, but I recently remembered hearing about this notion some time ago, on the dvd special features for an animated movie or show. I don't remember which one.
Characters derived from basic shapes can ...






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Quackcast 317 - Hannagrid Wright Interview!

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, April 4, 2017

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Today we interview Hannagrid Wright aka 5thezombie! She's the creator of the great Sci-Fi webcomic To The Galaxy And BACK! -featured by Kawaii last year. To the Galaxy and back features Kat and Zoey, two girls that have been drawn together by fate, across the universe, to have ...

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Displaying Intense Emotions Subtly

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Jan. 21, 2017


Art by Pit-Face and Tantz Aerine

Expressions are key when drawing characters in webcomics- it’s understandably the acting portion of the creative work, and it has to be done well to engage the reader.

In my opinion there are no easy or difficult expressions- only expressions you as a ...




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