4 Youtube Channels Every Aspiring Comic Artist Should Subscribe To!
Posted on 15 June, 2017 by Team Wishberry
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Learning a new skill isn’t that big of an expense as it used to be in the past. All it takes is your smartphone packed with data and you’re set to learn a fresh trade. We spoke to a few independent comic artists, and redditors to put this list comprising of the most advantageous YouTube Channels for aspiring comic artists together. Get inspired!
Mark Crilley is an author and illustrator of several Manga and Children’s books. His videos on drawing Manga’s are packed with information with specific tips on basics, such as how to draw eyes or hair or feet. Most of the videos are pencil on paper time lapses, and are easy to follow despite the use of stop motion technique. The videos are not only beneficial for amateurs, but also for experts in the art.
Bobby’s art career started at the age of two with a box of crayons and the living room walls. He got his first professional art job at the age of seventeen, designing Disney, Warner Bros., and Star Wars toys. Since that, Bobby has won a number of awards for his independent work and is featured perennially in various juried art annuals and magazines.
He presently works in concept and character design, teaches digital painting online at Schoolism.com, publishes art books and uploads hour long detailed videos on his art filled with numerous tips.
Drawing with Jazza
Draw With Jazza is Josiah Brooks’ channel that breaks down an easy-to-follow method to draw original characters time and time again. Whether sci-fi, comic book, action heroes, aliens or even animals, Jazza helps you discover the limitless possibilities of creating your very own characters.
The page helps you learn techniques just like the pros use for developing characters--their backstory, personality and physicality; decide your drawing style; and explore and organize your inspiration.
Sycra Yasin is an artist and art instructor who teaches drawing and painting techniques, and takes you through his journey to develop as an artist. On top of his own experiences with art, he also hosts streams and interviews where other accomplished artists share their insights and experiences in the industry, in order to further the education of his viewers. He is experienced in a wide array of artistic disciplines ranging from fine art to caricature, animation, character design, concept art, and illustration. He currently works as a freelance illustrator, and specializes in character design.
The tutorials are in-depth and precise, if you want to draw a castle, you’ll learn how to in 4 separate videos, each longer than 10 minutes. The videos include detailed explanations that go even beyond the basic drawing techniques. Most of the drawings are done with Photoshop and a Wacom tablet, and can also teach you about things like proportions, patterns, and more.
If you’re looking to learn YouTube is full of such tutorials for anything from a dragon to an alien! Did we miss out on any good YouTube channel? Tell us all about it, write to firstname.lastname@example.org.