Six weeks ago, at the end of my article titled “Psychopomps and Death Personified”, I asked the question: Can you think of any examples of the personification of Death in a comic? How about on Drunk Duck (Yes, you can plug your own comic)?
Much to my delight, fellow community ...
Dialogue is one of the most important elements for storytelling in most webcomics (there are exceptions). But dialogue is often hard for beginners, writing out imaginary conversations to push stories forward, show characterisation, or expositions are skills that don't come naturally! Banes has given us a helpful newspost ...
Let's get physical! let me hear your body technique!
As a follow up to my newspost on Friday about figure drawing, we all got together to do a Quackcast about it, along with contributions in the form of comments from DDers on my newspost. Figure drawing is hard ...
Cinematic Universes are the big thing these days. Or they're trying to be.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is expanding to further-flung corners all the time: I couldn't believe some of the “cosmic” characters who appeared in the Guardians of the Galaxy volume 2. Characters I would have thought ...
Chekhov's gun is the principal (as I understand it), that if you have some item, fact or piece of information introduced into your story that you draw specific attention to, then you'd better use it some how later on in your story. The simplest example is a ...
Art by Ozoneocean
Banes and Pitface live in a parallel world to me where this time of year involves water falling from the sky in the form of fluffy white crystals. When it hits the ground it piles up on top of itself into huge white piles! Freaky, I ...
Secret Santa sign-ups are due tomorrow! The sign-up thread is here: http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/forum/topic/177589/
Here's how it works:
Step One - Deadline: December 10th
Sign up! Let us know what you'd like a picture of. Your comic character wearing an ugly Christmas sweater? An epic ...
BEST BACKGROUND ART
Winner: Cochlea and Eustachia by hansrickheit
Presentation by Banes
BEST ANTHROPOMORPHIC COMIC
Winner: Bunny Comic by dustmeat
Presentation by El Cid
BEST ACTION WITHIN A COMIC
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Presentation by KimLuster
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Presentation by Genejoke
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Ayn Rand and The Fountainhead movie poster
Separating the art from the artist, the message from the messenger… Can you do this?
You know, when you find out an actor, musician, comic artist or whatever is an arsehole or says things you disagree with or is a criminal, can ...