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Blambot: Comic Fonts & Lettering

Blambot is a unique resource dedicated to fonts and lettering for comic artists. The website’s world-class fonts collection has become a staple in the comic creation industry, appearing in books published by Marvel, Dark Horse, Oni, Image and independent comics worldwide.  Since its launch in 1999, Blambot’s founder Nate Piekos has kept an eye on giving back to the comics community, which is why Blambot offers free fonts to small...

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Temple of the Seven Golden Camels: Everything I Know About the Art of Storyboarding

Temple of the Seven Golden Camels is arguably the best free resource for all visual storytellers. The blog, by animator and storyboard artist Mark Kennedy spanned 10 years from 2006 to 2016 and has in excess of 400 posts. It was driven by Kennedy’s desire to learn and share what it takes to tell compelling and memorable stories. Throughout its run, the Temple covered a variety of subjects ranging from shape language and layout to...

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Letters & Lines: A Comic Podcast

This podcast looks at comics from the perspective of being a fan, a creator and a critic. Letters & Lines deep dives into the world of comics and how they’re made. It is designed for those who do not mind things getting a little technical now and then. In each episode hosts Aditya Bidikar and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou discuss a variety of themes and topics centred around comics. Topics include styles of lettering, the roles of a...

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Illustration Chronicles: 175 Years. 175 Stories

Illustration Chronicles celebrates the rich history of illustration by telling 175 unique and inspiring stories from the last 175 years. “Illustration is a fascinating subject and yet its history is rarely told. This project champions the medium and hopes to bring inspiration, insight and knowledge to its readers.”— Philip Kennedy Through a series of short essays, Illustration Chronicles looks into the images, illustrators and...

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Business of Illustration: A Resource for Aspiring Illustrators

Business of Illustration is a website dedicated to teaching professional practices to illustrators. The website was launched in 2014 by Neil Swaab to help demystify the challenging field of illustration for new and aspiring artists. It covers a variety of topics including process, pricing and promotion. The articles have clear takeaways, offering advice that many new illustrators may not have even considered yet. It also has a...

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Now You See It: Video Essays by Jack Nugent

Now You See It exposes some of the tricks and techniques that are used to make movies feel magical. Jack Nugent began the video essay channel in 2015, with a focus on subtle and often overlooked patterns in filmmaking. Nugent explains: “Now You See It explores film themes and tropes. It’s like a college film analysis class minus the lecture halls, essay assignments, and student loan debts.” The topics of each episode are...

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Muddy Colors: A Fantasy Arts Community

Posting free educational art content daily for more than 8 years, Muddy Colors is a treasure trove for aspiring and professional artists alike. Founder Dan dos Santos and a collective of more than 20 artists demystify their creative processes. Contributors include Paolo Rivera, Cory Godbey, Greg Manchess, Lauren Panepinto and Vanessa Lemen. Learn from years of industry experience, as they analyse techniques, spotlight artists and offer...

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3 Point Perspective: The Illustration Podcast

The podcast 3 Point Perspective explores all areas of illustration from managing your work/life balance to making an impact with your work. It was launched in 2018 by illustrators Will Terry, Lee White and Jake Parker. They share lessons from their own experiences working in children’s book publishing and the animation industry. It is earnest and honest, giving listeners a unique chance to learn from their mistakes and successes,...