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Art Jams / Re: 2018 Secret Santa!
« on: Nov 15, 2018, 03:30 PM »
Sign me up with Harlow or Catador, whichever the person feels like drawing.

Help / Re: Process help
« on: Nov 05, 2018, 02:31 PM »
Good luck on doing your intro if you haven’t already you can make an incubator thread, on top of that posting your progress in the art chat on the void discord is good for getting quick advice since people are more active on there.

Help / Re: Process help
« on: Nov 05, 2018, 01:42 PM »
Hi, my first question would be what type of printer and scanner do you have? Or are you also looking to get those as well to help your process? In terms of that process pocketmouse has done similar stuff in that she pencils it then rearranged the panels digitally and then inks traditionally, so I would recommend asking her here or on discord for more details and advice for this process.
In terms of page size one of the options clip studio has when making a new file is to make it going by page size, this option I find generally under the comic section when making a new file but I believe there is a way to choose the size of a file by preset pages. Also if your printing it your DPI needs to be at least 300 if not 600.

Garland Steelestring

Garland was exiled from Opalhaven many years ago after breaking the rule of creating beings with artificial intelligence. During his exile he has made a living laying low in Void’s quiet cleaners, the Bureau of Disposal and Mortuary. There he has slowly climbed the corporate ladder and now has a comfortable position as a Chief of Staff, well liked by the directors he has this position pretty much for life. This leaves him in charge of the morgue for all those who die in the various death tournaments void hosts. He does his job well and leads a quiet life having a secretive life and not spending time in public places. However he will occasionally feel compelled to “help” some of the unfortunate souls who died in these tournaments. Combining his knowledge of automatons and combining it with the knowledge of various magic he “helps” by giving them a new life in the Dollhouse, which is his secluded mansion on the outskirts of Void.

If you have a dead meta character you want to have a terrible after-death experience feel free to have Garland be the one that does that by turning them into an automaton doll.

Art Jams / Re: 2018 Halloween Costume Jam
« on: Oct 17, 2018, 11:12 PM »
Harlow is dressed up as Kitty from Fox's and Shen's webcomic

Daily Drawing Challenges / Re: Inktober 2018
« on: Oct 16, 2018, 10:31 PM »
so 11 days since anyone posted so hope others have been keeping up with inktober. I have found some massive energy for it with one of my new characters; The Catador

I love drawing this guy and am super happy with the results of these

VOID Characters and Comics / Re: Official VOID Shitpost Thread!
« on: Oct 10, 2018, 11:58 PM »

There are a bunch of shitposts in the discord that people should prolly post here XP

Daily Drawing Challenges / Re: Inktober 2018
« on: Oct 06, 2018, 07:50 PM »
day 5

Day 6 my worst by far but i don't really feel bad about it, i kind of am curious if somehow my quality declines worse than this for an inktober i wanna see what it would look like. Like i'm more interested in how bad my inktober drawings will get than the best one i do whatever that may be.

Daily Drawing Challenges / Re: Inktober 2018
« on: Oct 05, 2018, 08:13 PM »
So i got the will to pick Inktober back up so here are two more. i'm doing the OCs
Day 3 Garland Steelestring

Day 4 The Baroness

Daily Drawing Challenges / Re: Inktober 2018
« on: Oct 02, 2018, 12:27 AM »

Made my own prompt list since i need to draw these characters at some point anyways. going to make the sketches way worse sinc ei have no idea what i'm doing for some of them but o well.
 day 2

looking at these pains me and doing this was aweful i can't do inktober with all of them being so painful to do for me i will either stop or do something different.

Daily Drawing Challenges / Re: Inktober 2018
« on: Oct 01, 2018, 09:08 PM »
I'll set the bar low for inktober i'm just doing shitty work doodles and spending at most 30 minutes on mine without preliminary sketches.

Daily Drawing Challenges / Re: Inktober 2018
« on: Sep 30, 2018, 06:17 PM »
I think i will just try to set aside 30 minutes for an ink drawing a day since i have collabs and other stuff i should be doing, with some of them being sketches done at work but i should try for it.

Here's Harlow Post Apocalypse

Feels sad man

THE INCUBATOR / Re: SilverBlaze's Incubation pod
« on: Sep 14, 2018, 08:54 PM »
Just wondering how this sounds, if there's anything I can make sound better.
Since page 3 is currently the page that's not yet been re-sketched, there's chance to design it much better. The current script that's posted here is already the redesigned page script, so it's generally what I'm looking for. I just want to know if it can be improved in some way.

Spoiler: show

PAGE [3] (Pichi's room) (resketch page, dialogue needs work)
  • Panel 1 (Pichi punches the wall)
    • Pichi: “Bitch!”

  • Panel 2 (Cat Butler hands Pichi her coat)
    • Pichi: “She’s a fool for being so complacent.”

  • Panel 3+4 (Pichi puts on her coat and stops in front of the door)
    • Pichi: “Our numbers are declining. Our resources are low.”
       - “I can not trust her to make the right choices anymore.”

  • Panel 5 (Pichi turns her head)
    • Pichi: “If I don’t leave now, everything will be lost.”
       - “Please take care of mother.”
    • Cat Butler: “Of course Ma’am.”

  • Panel 6+7+8 ({Vertical pannels} camera pans from in front of Pichi, over her head as she looks up to the sky and leads to the final page angle)
    • Pichi: (thought) “She wants everything to stay the same…”
       - “The world does not listen to wants…”
       - “But... maybe a wish…”

See previous pages for context.

All I could say is maybe a couple of those panels could be combined in terms of dialogue like panels 3+ 4 could be one panel of a dynamic shot of her putting on a coat as she walks out also separating the final 3 panels make the dialogue sound awkward just think of those taking the same time as the time between other panels and speaking it with that time gap sounds a tiny bit weird. But honestly that's a bit pedantic and there are no crippling story issues you need to worry about, Its a good cohesive story and we get to see the characters motivation for why they end up at void. However overall I will say the story is the least important part of the intro, so long as your panels are organized right and the font you are using is readable and bubbles decent you should be set. The intro is mainly a showcase of all the technical skills that you can consistently draw a character and backgrounds, I think you may also need a more humanoid character in the intro just to show you can do humans. But I think you could just make the butler that and be set.

THE INCUBATOR / Re: SilverBlaze's Incubation pod
« on: Sep 12, 2018, 11:17 PM »
Time to get this show back on the road!
I'm getting Pichi Kean back up to speed and I'm going to be submitting her in by the end of the month!
That's my goal! >:U

Anyway. To start things rolling again, I'm going to post in the character information I have.

As you can see, Pichi's ref sheet is not quite finished. I have a few things left to do with it, but it's pretty close to ready.
That ref looks pretty good, though when doing the ref for submission you may want to Pichi Kean on top since people may think that top design is the character they would be drawing. Other than that it looks pretty complete, hows the intro pages looking?

VOID University / Re: Mentor and Trainee Roulette [REVIVAL]
« on: Aug 17, 2018, 10:17 PM »
Arts and i would like to fight sumiko vs harlow
Yep that is what we are going to do.

VOID University / Re: Mentor and Trainee Roulette [REVIVAL]
« on: Aug 17, 2018, 03:35 PM »
I’d like to emotionally torment ArtsAndGoodies, if he’s up for it.
Awesome I welcome it, sides the idea of a 1 weeker is a scary prospect as well but I still need to go for it.

Art Jams / Re: White Party jam
« on: Aug 16, 2018, 12:18 AM »
While Harlow wouldn't dress up like this himself I would hope someone fashion forward would be able to put him in this outfit cause putting Harlow in a dress is super cute.

« on: Aug 14, 2018, 08:41 PM »
Heyoooooo! I'm Jay- Imma' looooong time lurker, been wanting to join since like....2006? But honestly, I was young and dumb and not entirely confident in my art skills at the time. Friggin' 12 years later Void came up in recent conversation with friends and I figured I'd give it a shot this time around. I'm looking for some hardcore critiques to push myself and better my art further! <3
Welcome back and good luck, look forward to seeing your art and make sure to stop by the discord as that is very active and the best place to get quick crits on your stuff, though discord is not good at keeping stuff archived so having an incubator thread will be good for that as well.

VOID University / Re: Mentor and Trainee Roulette [REVIVAL]
« on: Aug 09, 2018, 02:28 PM »
The prospect of one week terrifies me as I struggle with 4 weekers and getting around 4-5 pages but I need to try this. I work full time but would like to screen share on google share and discord is by far the best way to contact and keep in touch with me. I use all digital and currently using clip studio. I get off work at 8 PM EST monday- wednesday, I have thursdays off, get off work Friday 6 PM, and Saturdays 3 PM

I will be aiming for 2 fully inked pages. So my focus would be on need helping making construction of characters; which i'm terrible at doing consistently, and have no idea what I'm doing when I break down characters into shapes or how to really apply that. however I have managed to salvage that but I end up making it worse with my inks which are also really bad. So the main things i need help with are inks and construction and lines of action. The things I need the least help with are writing and layouts (only because I constantly redo them so I will need help anyways since I know I need to redo my writing a couple times or at the very least the dialogue). while i do also really need help with coloring and shading it's not feasible to try and do that in this time for me. I'm also super slow so really i would like ways to do my stuff smarter since I feel like a lot of what I do is just really inefficient.

For mentors Heathen and Jiisuri both have inks I like but I'm so poor with them pretty sure any mentor can help level up my stuff.

VOID Characters and Comics / Re: Official VOID Shitpost Thread!
« on: Jul 12, 2018, 10:23 PM »

THE INCUBATOR / Re: Denim Robot Model 330 (INCUBATOR)
« on: Jul 12, 2018, 08:59 PM »
That's pretty interesting, are you going to do your comics in the pixel format as well? I look forward to seeing the storyboards and sketches for that.

VOID Characters and Comics / Re: Character Voices
« on: Jul 10, 2018, 09:56 PM »
Harlow sounds something like Edward Elric from Full metal alchemist though maybe a bit more posh and less yelly most of the time. though a future power up Harlow may be becoming the Fur Metal Alchemist.

spit spat, time to chat / Re: DOIV CITY Tournament
« on: Jul 07, 2018, 01:03 PM »
I would be interested though would this be 1 week battles or two week ones? I would prefer two week ones just cause i work full time and am not ready. though i do have two version of nega harlow so not sure which would be more fitting.

VOID Characters and Comics / Re: Challenges Thread
« on: Jun 17, 2018, 04:40 PM »
Looking for another 4-5 weeker match, still aiming for around the 4-6 page length on my end with full time work and stuff.

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