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Adventures with Kickstarter and Book Printing
Hi everyone :D I hope you're all doing well!
I had a lot of questions about kickstarter and where I printed my book, so I wrote up this little blog entry over on MangaMagazine.  I tried to be as indepth as possible (thus the separate link so the journal doesn't scroll down for 4 pages long XD), so if you're interested in reading, take a look! 

C2E2 (Chicago Comic Con)

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Death Supanova 2013 by TerryDodson Death Supanova 2013 :iconterrydodson:TerryDodson 665 54 X-MenforDA by diablo2003 X-MenforDA :icondiablo2003:diablo2003 1,450 99 Wake1 by seangordonmurphy Wake1 :iconseangordonmurphy:seangordonmurphy 486 31 Wake 3 by seangordonmurphy Wake 3 :iconseangordonmurphy:seangordonmurphy 900 61
You know that green ellipse tool that you bought in art school? Do you know how to use it for something other than oval shapes? Do you know what those "cross-hair" marks are for? And do you know how to use it for technically correct perspective drawings?
TOO many comics artists don't, and it's driving me crazy. So instead of starting a blog that starts showing examples and naming names, I figured it was better to make a quick tutorial. And this isn't just for cars but also for guns, fire hydrants, and millions of other machined objects found in comics.
If you go through this and you're still stuck, please don't write to me. I'm happy to show you at a convention to make it clearer, but within a blog this is the best I can do. Check out "Perspective for Comic Artists by David Chelsea" for more.
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Cars are a whole lot easier to draw if you know how to properly use perspective and ellipses. The more familiar you are with the math, the more fun it is to draw cars. Once I figured out th
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Sketch 460 by MatteoScalera Sketch 460 :iconmatteoscalera:MatteoScalera 138 3 Sketch 461 by MatteoScalera Sketch 461 :iconmatteoscalera:MatteoScalera 300 11 Poster by seangordonmurphy Poster :iconseangordonmurphy:seangordonmurphy 948 51 Rogue tutorial and video by diablo2003 Rogue tutorial and video :icondiablo2003:diablo2003 3,074 122 Kim Possible by TerryDodson Kim Possible :iconterrydodson:TerryDodson 1,878 152



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Clayton Cowles
Artist | Professional | Varied
United States
I'm a 2009 graduate of the Joe Kubert School and a full-time letterer for Virtual Calligraphy/Marvel Comics. I currently work on Fantastic Four, Defenders, Hulk, Avengers Assemble, Secret Avengers, Journey Into Mystery, First X-Men, and whatever else comes up. Still drawing often and avidly.

Feel free to contact me at I'm also on Twitter claytoncowles.



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eugenecommodore Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Cool stuff man. Cool seeing Rochester has a pretty good sized art community.
Carliihde Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much for the watch! It really means so much to me that you enjoy my work. To repay you for being so awesome, here's a sketch just for you inspired by you and your work! Thank you again! (I'm sorry it's so rough)
deviantART muro drawing Comment Drawing
claytoncowles Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2012  Professional General Artist
DANG, thanks Carli! I'm, er, speechless.

please make more art so i can rt it
Carliihde Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2012  Professional General Artist
rt it?
claytoncowles Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2012  Professional General Artist
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snozombie3 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012
thanks for rewatching me clayton! welcome back, digging all the awesome art! :D
DAVIDGMILEY Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012
Welcome back, again.
claytoncowles Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Professional General Artist
I missed you guys.
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