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Portfolio tips
After my last update I've gotten notes from people wanting more in regards to portfolios.  Again (to cover my ass), these are only my opinions.  There aren't any absolute truths for a good portfolio when shopping around for editors.  Essentially a good portfolio is one that shows off your abilities in the best ways possible and hopefully helps you make an impression on an editor.
1. The less the better.
Editors are bogged down at cons looking through a lot of portfolios.  When they open up your portfolio they'll size you up in about 5 seconds on your first couple of pages: good or bad.  I suggest only 5 pages of sequential art showing a CONNECTED story of some kind, not bits and pieces of things you did over the years and certainly NO PIN-UPS.  Having a ton of crap in your portfolio won't change their mind but it will waste their time.  5 pages is more than enough for them to see whether you're ready or not (in their
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Background Tips
Hey all!  I've gotten a few people asking me about advice for drawing backgrounds.  So instead of being a true gentleman and writing each person back separately, I figure it's easier to tackle this with an nice, impersonal journal post!  Maybe one day I'll shoot a tutorial or something to actually demonstrate what I'm talking about, but for now a quick list will have to do.
*Before I start, a quick disclaimer—by no means do I have "it" figured out.  My opinions on backgrounds and how to tackle them are always changing.  And a lot of what I think is based on the artists on whose shoulders I stand upon.  Feel free to disagree with any of this.
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Remember those point-and-click adventure games from the 90s?  I loved those games!  Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis, Flashback, Full Throttle, Space Quest, Hero Quest—adventure games blew me away by how beautiful, imaginative and expansi
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It's all for lulz and making friends. ^^
I should post some of my recent stuff there and delete this old mess (just keep the inks, inks are ok), but oh well, it's really helping me to feel better about myself when I can laugh at all of the old, bad and crooked drawings there :D
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Zireath Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Dzięki za watcha! :D
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Minstrella Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2016
Feniuś skontaktuj się ze mnąna nerth:) I proszę więcej cudownych obrazków!
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GoldenTar Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2016
Chibi by Rejuch  
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Tirana-Weaving Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2016  Hobbyist
Dziękuje za lamę już się odwdzięczam ;) Super prace! Ciekawa, intrygująca kreska! :)
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