While known predominantly for his work as a colorist on books like Crinimal, Incognito, X-Men First Class and others, Val Staples has worked all over the comics industry in a variety of roles. Here he talks about his career while on the floor of NYCC.

The always edifying Work in Comics has posted a link to a large set of how to guides for painting digitally. Programs like photoshop allow artists to put away traditional brushes and paints and create stunning paintings all by pushing pixels. If you wanted to know how HERE’s where to go.

In the last ten years or so digital drawing tools have been becoming more and more of a staple in a comic book artist’s toolkit. Even if the drawing isn’t done completely in the digital environment pages will be scanned in and at the very least polished up in photoshop. Here Wes Craig talks about […]

No artist remains static through their career. New influences, better mastery of the tools and just plain practice make everyone change over time. Most often for the better. Here Dean Haspiel looks back and describes how his art has changed over the years.

While traditional tools for making comic book artwork, such as brushes and pens, still play a major role in creating, digital tools have found a place in many an artist’s toolkit. Here writer/artist Dean Haspiel talks about what tools he uses and the place that photoshop has found in his process.