Aug 7, 2017
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, it takes a lot of practise, but there are a lot of approaches you can take to improve like wire frame drawing, gestural sketches, geometric shapes, drawing shapes and silhouettes, using mirrors, photos, and copying what others have done to try and understand and improve your technique. We add our own insights and use silly accents to read out the contributions :) Gunwallace's theme for the week was for Cerintha: Classical, careful, creepy, The clarinet plods along methodically while the violin skips, leaps and dances, pure piano tones ring out like tinkling bells, sparkling with light and joy.
Topics and Show Notes
Topics and shownotes
Sword Of Kings - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/news/2017/jul/25/featured-comic-sword-of-kings/
The Chicken Warrior - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/news/2017/aug/01/featured-comic-the-chicken-warrior/
Figure Drawing newspost - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/news/2017/aug/02/figuring-it-out/
MOrgan - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/MOrgan
KimLuster - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/KimLuster
Bravo1102 - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/bravo1102
Tantz Aerine - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Tantz_Aerine
KAM - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/KAM
Udyr - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Udyr
Cdmalcolm1 - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/cdmalcolm1
Albino Ginger - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Albino%20Ginger
Avart - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Avart
AmeliaP - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/AmeliaP
Special thanks to:
Gunwallace - http://www.virtuallycomics.com
Banes - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Banes/
Tantz Aerine - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Tantz_Aerine/
PitFace - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/PIT_FACE/
Ozoneocean - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/ozoneocean
Cerintha - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Cerintha/, by Cope, rated T.
Jul 31, 2016
The topic of THIS particular Quackcast is MOOD! And for no particular reason I dressed as the Mad Hatter, as typified by Tom Petty in the film clip to Don't Come Around here No More... So that was the mood of this Quackast... We based it on Bane's Newspost about creating Mood in comics from the book “Framed Ink” by Marcos Mateu-Mestre. The idea of creating mood with imagery is key to my own art practise in Pinky TA, I use lighting, angles, eye-levels, perspective, colour and many other combinations of effects to manipulate the viewer to feel the correct emotions for the scene... and that's exactly what we're talking about here! The music by Gunwallace this week is for Mindmistress, it's sexy, atmospheric, light, sparkly music from a futuristic nightclub in Saturn’s rings.
Apr 27, 2015
This is the FOURTH and very final part of our series on what makes a good character in webcomics, movies, and any sort of writing in general. Our very first four-parter! Ozone and Banes are once again joined by the panel of Pitface, Tantz Aerine, and Bravo1102. Together we get though the last of the contributions from the great and wise people of DD who've had a lot of very intelligent things on the subject of character writing. And of course there's an amazing aural interpretation of a comic for you by Gunwallace who's done a spectacular theme for Prodigium.