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A definition of Digital Comics

June 19, 2015

Comics

Since I’m aiming to create one, I thought I’d get clear in my head what a digital comic is.  So I’ve written a definition. Rest assured I did do a little bit of research so that I didn’t go off on a complete tangent with this but please feel free to agree or disagree.

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Comics Section Added

June 15, 2015

Comics

I’ve just added a Comics section to this website.  Some day I hope to have my own digital comics available here but for now I will just be reviewing graphic novels and comics. I have also included an affiliate link to an online comic book shop:  The Forbidden Planet.  This was a shop that I used to visit back in my…

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Fictional World Map Tectonic Plates

June 11, 2015

Digital Art

My new pals at Gimp Chat gave some valuable feedback about the location of my mountains – they are rarely at the centre of land masses and should be determined by the location of tectonic plates. So I’ve gone back to the drawing board and decided where my tectonic plates are going to be: I can now see where my…

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Fictional World Map Prototype Using GIMP

June 10, 2015

Digital Art

I have been tinkering about in GIMP trying to create a World Map for my digital comic. The settings I have played about with are: Gaussian Blur to create greyscale image layers that will then be fed into the GIMP Bump Mapping tool. The GIMP Bump Mapping tool. Anyway after 3 hours of pottering about on the laptop this is…

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Plotting My Digital Comic In 1 Hour

June 2, 2015

Writing

One of my eventual aims with this website is to complete a digital comic and distribute it online.  However, I am still only in the planning stages.  I have been for several years! Searching for inspiration to help me get past the planning stages, I found an article by an author called M. D. Lachlan entitled “Plot your novel in an…

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Wacom Intuos3 Graphics Tablet Setup

May 27, 2015

Digital Art

I’ve been thinking of transitioning from painting with a mouse to a graphics tablet for a while now so I’ve just borrowed my brothers 6 x 8 inch graphics tablet 🙂 It’s a serious bit of kit and originally cost probably 4 times what I was intending to spend on a graphics tablet myself.  Only problem was he’d lost the…

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Alien Elf

May 20, 2015

Digital Art

Software:  Gimp Hardware:  15.3 inch Intel Celeron 2.13GHz laptop, optical mouse Process:  Digitally painted in Gimp based upon a reference photo.

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Steampunk Elf

May 20, 2015

Digital Art

Software:  Blender, Gimp Hardware:  15.3 inch Intel Celeron 2.13GHz laptop, optical mouse Process:  Background and base humanoid shape rendered in Blender and then the man was painted on using Gimp.

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Sci-Fi Super Soldier

May 20, 2015

Digital Art

Software:  Blender Hardware:  15.3 inch Intel Celeron 2.13GHz laptop, optical mouse Process:  3D modelled and textured using Blender.

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Hello world!

May 19, 2015

Uncategorized

Hello, welcome to Artloader.net.  A hobbyist website dedicated to digital art, writing and comics. My name is Anh Diep.  I’m a software tester by day but at night I tinker about with the aforementioned pursuits. Please feel free to have a look around and post a comment or two 🙂

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