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Comic-making talk at Windup Bird Cafe

Thank you to Justin, Sang, and Jocelyne for the opportunity, I had a great night (January 12, 2015)!!

Below are my slides for my talk at Windup Bird Cafe comic reading event! I gave a quick overview of the following topics about comic making:

  1. Theme and goals
  2. Brainstorm/sketch
  3. Thumbnail
  4. Draw
  5. Final touches

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Preparing comic for print (process talk)

Whenever I prepare new projects, I find myself sharing/rehashing the same information to contributors. So here I’ve finally put it out to the public.

My process is

  1. Draw on paper at larger size
  2. Scan in grayscale/bitmap
  3. Convert to grayscale
  4. Do all my drawing edits (at the larger size)
  5. Resize to working print-size
  6. Convert to bitmap (50% threshold)
  7. Convert to grayscale (so you can use layers)
  8. Tone, letter
  9. Flatten/bitmap (50% threshold)
  10. Ready for print + book layout

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