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Started by Randy, May 11, 2020, 02:15:41 PM
Quote from: Randy on May 11, 2020, 02:15:41 PMHello everyone,My name is Randy and yes, I know what it means in England. I blame my parents.I'm as atheistic as the day I was born, though I wasn't always.I like playing the guitar, playing a LAN game with family and friends, making comic books, and a few other things.I look forward to posting and reading replies. Maybe I'll get to know a few of you in time.
Quote from: billy rubin on May 11, 2020, 02:57:20 PMhello.youre very polite.that automatically makez you nicer than me.
QuoteDo you draw by hand, or do you use drawing software to create your comic books?
Quote from: Randy on May 11, 2020, 05:21:28 PMQuoteDo you draw by hand, or do you use drawing software to create your comic books?Ah, good question! Actually I do neither. I use DAZ3D Studio which is a free piece of software for creating 3D renders. I've seen some photographic looking ones done by some. Fortunately, that isn't the look I'm going for.Second, I take the render and touch it up in Photoshop Elements which isn't as full blown as Photoshop but isn't as expensive either and does what I need it to do.Third, I add a couple of filters to it that give the look I want it to have. This is a consistent thing I do with all of the renders but after I've made any alterations.Fourth, I use Comic Life 3 for the panel layout, the panels themselves, the text, the speech balloons, and background for some of the pages - usually for the chapter headings.Finally, I email them to a friend in Australia who puts them on her website. It's free and no advertisements at the time of this writing, and I don't ask for donations. I'm pretty anonymous. If you want to look at the three I've created so far you can visit www.renderforever.com. There is a tab at the top called Wildcards. Hover over that and you'll be able to select between them.
Quote from: No one on May 11, 2020, 08:43:16 PMDid you bring the tacos?
Quote from: Recusant on May 11, 2020, 08:14:29 PMHello and welcome to HAF, Randy. Your work is interesting. I used to do a comic strip back in the dark ages, with pen and paper. I hope that you enjoy your time reading and posting here.