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Draw! #31 Fall 2015 (magazine review).

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Draw! #31 Fall 2015 (magazine review).

With this issue of ‘Draw!’, I’ve caught up with my multi-buy of issues bought of this magazine. Editor Mike Manley interviews watercolourist J.G. Jones about his techniques, depending on layouts then models to get the desired looks he wants in his illustrations. He also gives a sound argument to use quality paints than risk them […]

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Draw! #30 Spring 2013 (magazine review).

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Draw! #30 Spring 2013 (magazine review).

Going back 8 years, Draw! # 30 divided itself into 5 portions. The two main ones are extended interviews. The first is with the then Daredevil artist Chris Samnee as Eric Nolen-Weathington interviews him about his career and the slow process into becoming a professional artist. A lesson for all of you novices, it isn’t […]

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Draw! #29 Fall 2014 (magazine review).

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Draw! #29 Fall 2014 (magazine review).

Going back 7 years with this issue of ‘Draw!’, Mike Manley interviews and talks shop with illustrator Dave Dorman and we see samples of his work in progress. When it comes to digital, we share something in common in preferring a graphics screen rather than use a Cintiq tablet because it gives a better communication […]

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Draw! #25 Summer 2013 (magazine review).

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Draw! #25 Summer 2013 (magazine review).

We’re now back 8 years with Draw! # 25 and editor Mike Manley discussing comicbook craft with artist Lee Weeks and seeing how he designs his pictures. Interestingly, their discussion on how paper quality and its rag content, that is how it takes pencils and inks and absorbency, has dropped in recent years in the […]

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Draw! #24 Winter 2013 (magazine review).

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Draw! #24 Winter 2013 (magazine review).

The major part of Draw! # 24 from 2013 is devoted to cover artist Glen Orbik showing how he and his other half, artist Laurel Belchman, help each other out when needed, before getting into the nitty-gritty of talking shop with editor Mike Manley. Here it gets into composition before selecting models for the poses. […]

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Draw! #23 Summer 2012 (magazine review),

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Draw! #23 Summer 2012 (magazine review),

Going back nearly nine years, we have the 23rd edition of ‘Draw!’ where there is some focus on comicbook artist Al Williamson (1931-2010) and the people who worked with him. He was the penciller on Marvel’s first Star Wars’ comicbook series amongst other comics, don’t forget. In his later years, Williamson turned inker after an […]

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Draw! #22 Spring 2012 (magazine review).

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Draw! #22 Spring 2012 (magazine review).

Editor Mike Manley says this issue was the best up to this point. Seeing Frank Miller on the cover should guarantee that, although the issue starts off with an interview with inker Scott Williams who discusses his trade and the deterioration in equipment. Rather interestingly, his selection of Pentel Presto! Correction Pens for white correction […]

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Draw! #21 Fall 2011 (magazine review).

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Draw! #21 Fall 2011 (magazine review).

The main section of Draw # 11 is devoted to an interview with artist Dan Panosian by Mike Manley as they discuss the comicbook business. Panosian has worked as both an inker and penciller. He dropped out for nearly a decade into advertising and filmwork and then had to reestablish himself in the industry. Rather […]

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Draw! #19 Fall 2010 (magazine review).

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Draw! #19 Fall 2010 (magazine review).

This issue of ‘Draw!’ came out nearly eleven years ago, so make any allowances for that and I was checking the careers of the people involved as I read. It also notes a delay for this issue coming out also notes the demise of TwoMorrows publications, ‘Rough Stuff’ and ‘Write Now!’ and editors Bob McCleod […]

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Draw! #18 Fall 2009 (magazine review).

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Draw! #18 Fall 2009 (magazine review).

Before you ask why have I upped the number of early ‘Draw!’ issues I’m reviewing, its mainly because buying as a bundle means I have more of them than the other magazines I bought at the same time. Economical cheaper, but a lot to read. The first interview editor Mike Manley this time is with […]

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