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SKF #2: Scaffoldworld prototypes and tests…

I recently finished putting English words to that four-page introduction to my Scaffoldword comic. Here are two PDFs of the introduction, one in English, and the other in Esperanto: scaffold_world_intro_en_1 scaffold_world_intro_eo_1 These PDFs were created in Adobe Acrobat from individual … Continue reading

01. June 2012 by admin
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The second day of TCAF

The second and last day of TCAF was on Sunday. I went downtown on the bus and arrived, forgetting that the library opened at 11:00 on Sundays and  I would have to wait.  Many events were in venues nearby, outside … Continue reading

07. May 2012 by Scott Dawson
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Michael Cho’s presentation at TCAF

At TCAF, I went to an excellent presentation by Michael Cho: “The Realities of Being a Comics Professional”, in which he discussed arouse aspects of the working life of a illustrator. Michael spoke of what it’s like to start out; … Continue reading

05. May 2012 by Scott Dawson
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At TCAF

Well, here I am at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival. It’s big, it’s crowded, it’s overflowing my brain. I’ve basically cruised around the displays and vendors’ booths, but haven’t come to any conclusions yet. Most of the presentations I want … Continue reading

05. May 2012 by Scott Dawson
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Toronto Comic Arts Festival, here I come!

Saturday 5 May and Sunday 6 May, the Toronto Comic Arts Festival takes place at and around the Reference Library  near Yonge and Bloor in Toronto. I’m taking the early bus in and staying all day…

05. May 2012 by Scott Dawson
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My comic is available online!

The comic I did for Shawn Shepheard is available online!  

08. April 2012 by Scott Dawson
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The comic is done.

And I think the thing this shows more forcefully is that I need to get better at inking! I spent way too much time in Photoshop touching up my scanned images, increasing the contrast, editing out errors, and so on. … Continue reading

20. March 2012 by Scott Dawson
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DIS #2: Eyeballs; Acting on Paper

Here’s a scan from a sketchbook page of a few days ago. I amped up the contrast in Photoshop to show the blue lines better; most of them are quite faint. This page has a number of eyeballs. I was … Continue reading

16. March 2012 by Scott Dawson
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The Toronto Comic Arts Festival

Time: May 5th and 6th (Sat/Sun). Place: the Reference Library at 789 Yonge (just north of Bloor). It’s… the Toronto Comic Arts festival! I must go to it. This is not an option. Especially since I am actually creating comics … Continue reading

15. March 2012 by Scott Dawson
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DIS #1: Introduction

This series of posts is intended to show how my drawing skills are (oh so slowly) improving. My ultimate goal is, of course, to draw realistic and expressive people from my head, without need of a model or photographs.

12. March 2012 by Scott Dawson
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