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How good is your character design chops?

Posted by Aminuddin Abdollah on

How good is your character design chops?

Character design is an important aspect in creative media, be it comics, animation or games, as how nuanced the characters are will lead to how good the narration of your story would be. Some creators spend days coming up with an interesting character, while others may just doodle one up randomly to fill a role. So let's gauge your prowess in creating characters that populate your work to see how good you're at it!   LEVEL 1 Your characters are faceless, their characteristics have no meaning or importance in your narrative. Either figuratively (like in Utusan Malaysia’s Senyum Kambing) or...

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Artist Tricks - Art Tools : Pentel Color Brush Inking by Oren

Posted by Aminuddin Abdollah on

Artist Tricks - Art Tools : Pentel Color Brush Inking by Oren

Pentel's Color Brush allows you to ink in many different colors besides the usual black you see artists use. You may initially think color brushes are mainly for coloring artworks, but let the maestro Oren show you how even a simple sketch with these colors convey a different feel to your piece. Here pink is used to enhance the femininity of the subject being drawn. Try some different colours, you may be surprised at what you can achieve with them. Browse can find the entire gamut of Pentel Color brushes HERE.

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Artist Tricks - Art Tools : Neopiko Line-3 Inking by Oren

Posted by Aminuddin Abdollah on

Artist Tricks - Art Tools : Neopiko Line-3 Inking by Oren

As some of you mangaka are in the last throes of your doujinshi rush for the upcoming Comic Fiesta this year, you may be doing your inking right now, and perhaps thinking: "Man, my drawing pen sucks." If that were the case, then might we persuade you to have a look at our NeoPiko Line-3 range of drawing pens? They're the bomb! These pens by Japanese de facto artist tool manufacturer DELETER provide waterproof inking if you intend to work with ink washes or watercolour afterwards. They're also lightfast, ensuring your work does not fade out after a long period of time. Each...

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Choosing a Waterbrush

Posted by Faris Rahim on

Choosing a Waterbrush
Curious about the waterbrushes but do not know what they are? This guide will help you understand the advantages and differences of the various waterbrushes in our stock.

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