Brian Kesinger: Character DrivenMore Like This
Disney Artist Brian Kesinger on Creating Story through Character
Foreword by techgnotic
It is with great pleasure we welcome BrianKesinger as a guest writer to the Today Page Editorial Team. Considering his authentic citizenship within the deviantART community, his thoughts and insights will be of great value to all aspiring artists, illustrators, writers and others involved in any creative endeavor. For over 18 years, Brian has worked for Walt Disney Studios on films like Big Hero 6, Winnie the Pooh, Tarzan, Tangled, Wreck It Ralph and
Learn Krita!Krita is the drawing program I use for all my work, it's also quickly growing and the best you can have right now. And free on top of everything nice c:More Like This
Download Krita for Linux, Windows or experimental for mac: https://krita.org/download/krita-desktop/
Want to learn how to use Krita?
There's a lot of free tutorials out there, also ones you can purchase.
This month they released a new training book, this time with a really nice sneak peak into the first 2 chapters, which are really helpful if you're just getting started!
A good descriptions of the tools important to get started and information to get started with painting and/or drawing~
Check it out: https://krita.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Digital-Painting-with-krita-2.9-chapters1-2.pdf
Or even buy the book: https://krita.org/item/new-krita-book-release-and-giveaway/ (unfortunately the giveaway is already over)
I also recommend David Revoy's free tutorials here: http://www.davidrevoy.com/categorie5/tutorials
Tough Love: How To Make A ComicOr Decide You Don't Want To After All.More Like This
I've seen comic how-to-get-started guides before, and they're all so ninny-nippled they word it like anyone can make a comic, wow, so magical and fun!
Wrong. Everyone and their pet dog has a "story" they want to "write" or "make a comic of." Face it, it ain't gonna happen for 99% of us. You gotta have self-discipline and stubbornness to get anything done. And you can't just avoid the stuff that sounds too hard. It's a package deal.
1. Having a character doesn't mean you've done anything. Maybe you've spent a year deciding on the perfect hairstyle and three years before that developing his complex personality, and technically, you spent the entirety of your high school career on him too, since he's a "redesign" of an old fancharacter--who cares! Making characters doesn't take years. In fact, you're hurting your story by keeping characters around for that lon