Minneapolis Jam: January 2012

Summary: Last night we discussed some of the fundamentals of Photoshop, a program that all cartoonists — even if they don’t own a copy — should have a working knowledge of. We talked about basic tools, basic functionality, how to clean up your scan, what the difference is between “alias” and “anti-alias” … and more! But instead of me trying to sum up the whole thing, why don’t you just watch it:

Part One:
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sgBzmdYjK8&w=300&h=182]

Part Two:
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zxwmjfd02sY&w=300&h=182]

Part Three:
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sP39DrTJovg&w=300&h=182]

Coming up next!:
FEB. 2: Nick Straight & Kevin Cannon, “InDesign Boot Camp” – ID basics with an emphasis on making print-ready comics and exporting pdfs.
MAR. 1: Adrean Clark, “Getting Rich in the Ebook Gold Rush: A Mining Kit for Comic Artists”
APR. 5: Jamie Schumacher, “Tips for Organizing Groups, from Comic Book Clubs to the Next Marvel”
MAY 3: Gordon McAlpin, “Illustrator Boot Camp” – Making digital comics & using digital lettering.
If there’s a topic you’d like to see or even lead yourself, contact me at nordeastcomics [at] gmail.com. The next available date is June 7, 2012.

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  1. Todd Balthazor January 13th, 2012 10:38 am

    It’s always a surprise to see how these turn out, thanks for posting them!

  2. maxeem January 13th, 2012 10:54 am

    nice job posting the videos kev! i hope more are to follow, like the first ones i missed … 🙂

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