Drawing cartoons and comics Tools of the trade and advices

A sort of cartooning workshop: advice, opinions, technical articles on drawing and making cartoons and illustrations.

How to write a script for comic strips?

When I wrote scripts for my short comics stories, first of all I wrote a plot. At the comic school, even though I attended the drawing course, we had scriptwriting…

Comic strips sizes

One of my frequent questions is: what’s the ideal size of a comic strip? Indeed, there is not a better size for a comic strip. Every comic artist choises an…

Drawing tools for my cartoons and illustrations

I really love drawing tools. Looking at them makes me want to draw. Sometimes I go to the fine arts store and buy something, even though I don’t really need anything…

Pseudonym or real name for a cartoonist?

When I began drawing cartoons and comics, I didn’t use to sign my drawings. I was a little boy with many ideas in my mind and I drew just for…

The charm of hand drawing

New technologies had brought innovation in drawing’s field too. And so in comics. Online we can find many comic strips entirely realized on PC. Personally, I don’t really like them,…