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Digital Webbing Forum

Hey guys, still working on first 22 pages. Almost done.  Not much to say here this time.  Usually I try to find something interesting in the differences between Korea and the US.  But busy at work.   However, if there are any artists out there, you should check out digital webbing’s forum.  It’s a great site and community of artists.  I’ve found some work there for anthologies, and the criticism is always constructive and useful.  Plus you get to see others work and their process/ideas. I posted a few pages from Chewy, go visit if you want:  

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Broccoli Bully

The language differences between Korean and English are interesting too.   They use many english words but pronounce them differently.  Since their accents aren’t as ranged, they have trouble understanding even a slight difference in pronunciation , like Broccoli. My brother said he went to a market and asked for it the english way (Bra-ca-li) not the Korean way (Bro-co-li).  They ended up giving him Korean rice wine pronounced Ma-ka-li. He also noticed english is more aggressive.  We have a word for a kid that picks on other kids- Bully.  In Korean they have a word for the kid that

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Jump rope will make you taller

A lot of Koreans are short- particularly girls.  My brother told me that for some reason a common myth passed down to children is jumping rope will make you taller- because you’re fighting gravity.  He would tell them he never did much jump rope and they were amazed (He is over 6 feet tall).   Koreans used to take pride in their small stature.  There was a Korean saying “ A smaller pepper is hotter”, but that idea has faded with Korea’s application of Western ideals in the past 30 plus years.  They even have clinics where parents send their

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Adding Color

Now that I am done with the full roughs of the book, I’m prepping the pages for the printers.  That way I can hold it in my hands and get a feel or better sense of what adjustments will need to be made. I’m also working out my color plan.  Sacco was greyscale, so I didn’t need to think about this too much.  I’ve ben screens hotting color swatches and panels from comics as I’ve been getting close to the ends of the roughs.  One colorist I really enjoy is Matt Wilson.  His work on the series, Paper Girls. Each

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