TECHNIQUES and TOOLSI'm reposting TECHNIQUES because people on Deviant Art aren't able to find my old journals pre 2010. And I get enough notes from people that it's helpful to have it around so I don't have to repeat myself. This is pretty much the same journal as before, although I did alter it a little by adding more dick jokes.TECHNIQUES and TOOLS by *seangordonmurphy
I use 500lbs rough Bristol board to draw on. Usually I'll buy it in large sheets so I can cut it into smaller pages and save money. If you can't find it then grab some Strathmore 400lbs press paper (brown cover). It's a little more than the yellow stuff but it won't bleed as much. Lately I'm using DC paper which is pretty much the same thing as 500lbs press. I'll draw on the back of it because I HATE THOSE BLUE LINES. Nothing cheapens original art like those fucking blue lines. And all it does is remind me that I'm a comic book artist and not an illustrator.
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