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by Mac McCool
Sat Sep 11, 2004 11:41 am
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: FLIGHT CREW Coming to Cal State Fullerton. Sept - 24
Replies: 21
Views: 11622

To make it easy for all those interested, below is a map of the California State University-Fullerton campus and the Los Angeles freeways. CSU-Fullerton will also welcome the Art Director of The New Yorker, Françoise Mouly, on Oct. 8th, 2004. Along with her husband, art spiegelman (who created Maus:...
by Mac McCool
Mon Sep 06, 2004 9:34 am
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: How Do You Make Your Own Photoshop Brushes?
Replies: 1
Views: 1354

I'll give it a crack! There are 2 parts to "making" brushes in Photoshop. Part 1: Create the shape (or "footprint") of your brush. Part 2: controlling the behaviors of your brush. FYI, I'm using PS 7 and a Mac. Here's Part 1. In a few days, I'll post Part 2!
by Mac McCool
Wed Sep 01, 2004 8:52 am
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: Visual language vocabulary
Replies: 4
Views: 2402

There are 70+ links to resources related to learning comic art at the National Association of Comic Art Educators (NACAE).

Go to their links page and dig around! Enjoy!
by Mac McCool
Mon Aug 30, 2004 11:53 am
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: day jobs
Replies: 60
Views: 21557

Flash & other computer graphic freelance work, teaching, and most importantly: being a dad (but I do that for FREE ... as long as my kids love me -- then, I may charge'em rent!!) :D
by Mac McCool
Wed Aug 18, 2004 8:34 pm
Forum: Storytellers Circle
Topic: comic-in-progress
Replies: 11
Views: 4529

There's a strong authentic feel to your characters. The line work is simple, but very clear (a big plus). I really liked the angled panels matching the descent down the stairs. The balloon on page 1 between panels 2-3 works great for me. It forces "punctuation" and creates a nice rhythm: we go from ...
by Mac McCool
Wed Aug 18, 2004 8:11 pm
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: European comic page sizes
Replies: 1
Views: 2064

There really aren't "standardized" board sizes like you find them in U.S. mainstream comics. It's a little more like the indy market here. A popular size is the A3 format (11.69 x 16.54 inches or 29.7 x 42 cm) which is twice the size of the A4 format (which is the conventional letter size in much of...