My 5/20/15 My 5/20/15 Adobe Apps for Education Workshop. I go over the production process for comic books, from script to finished PDF using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
The only thing more fun than reading comics? Making them! In this more advanced session, designer and educator Sean Glumace will teach you how to you’ll use Adobe Photoshop—the world’s most advanced digital imaging software—and Adobe Illustrator—the industry-standard vector graphics software—to create lettering, speech balloons, and more.
My 5/20/15 Adobe Apps for Education Workshop. I go over an awesome project for students at any level, a custom comic book cover in Photoshop!
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s your own superhero comic book cover! In this beginner-level session, designer and educator Sean Glumace will teach you how to make a professional-looking comic book cover using Adobe Photoshop, the world’s most advanced digital imaging software.
This is the 10/18/14 and 10/19/14 workshops on Comic Book Lettering and Production I did as part of the Digital Artistry track at San Diego Comic Fest 2014. They are similar, with the 10/18 video going into more depth with Adobe InDesign while in the 10/19 video I spend more time working on lettering in Adobe Illustrator. Join letterer and Adobe Education Leader Sean Glumace for this panel on how to letter comic books and production work using Adobe Illustrator and InDesign. There is more to lettering than just copying and pasting a script onto artwork. Sean will cover the art of lettering and the design process behind it. The production process of comics also goes hand in hand with lettering and you will also learn what is needed to get your comic to the printer and ready for digital publication using InDesign.
The Adobe Illustrator file is 6.75″ x 10.25″ which is the trim size of a standard comic book. The live area of the file is 6.25″ x 9.75″ and guides have been set up in the file. I have included an AI file and EPS version with size notes in them. The file also has a locked layer for the background, a layer for artwork and one for lettering.
The Adobe InDesign file is set up with a trim of 6.75″ x 10.25″ and has two layers, one called ARTWORK for placing the TIFF file and the other called LETTERING for placing the AI file on top. You will use InDesign to create a PDF or package all your files to send to the printer or create a digital version.