May 30th, 2006: Anatomy Of A Comic - Part Three
Next up: making those pencil marks PERMANENT. I have three different pens I use to ink the strips but mostly rely on the Pilot Razor Point Extra Fine Tip. Then I take an eraser to the paper, remove the stray lines, and end up with this:
And that, my friends, is the last physical thing that will happen to the image before I scan it and drop it into my file of "finished strips."
Once scanned, it is saved as a 300dpi Bitmap and then the colors are dropped in:
Only a few short steps to go... will cover them tomorrow.
And by the way: if you click one of those images, you will get a larger view of them. No need to sit there squinting at the screen ;)