I did a small series on borked fantasy tropes at one point. Here is the first one.
"The reverse mermaid tries to warn sailors away from dangerous rocky shores, but alas, the sailors are compelled to sail closer by the reverse mermaid's supple legs"
Aww, lookit im, Titivillus, patron demon of scribes, has all the pokes full of naughtiness (and tpyos)
Art by me.
I have Titivillus's lines prepped for Wednesday's stream at 5p Pacific next week. Feel free to download/print it out if you want to color along.
And if you make a mistake coloring, well...Titivillus, patron demon of scribes, definitely enjoys that sort of thing!
@pyredrid I can send examples later if required, but for now here's a short explanation:
When writing a description, consider what message your image is trying to convey. If you're posting a pic of the amazing cake you made, you'll obviously want to focus on what type of cake is it and how tasty it looks, rather than the bit of wall you accidentally captured in the background. With a painting, you'd focus on its contents, mentioning the type of paint used only briefly -- unless the paint and style were the focus. So on.
Don't be afraid to be less than objective. You aren't writing these descriptions for newspapers. The Fediverse is humans interacting with humans. Trust me, we not only don't mind, but genuinely want to read about how cute that thing your pet does is.
But if objective descriptions are more your thing, those obviously work well, too. Write what you know and enjoy.
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Here's the lekythos in question:
The figures were removed to simplify the comic but otherwise it's directly inspired!
book of hours, France 15th century.
Bodleian, MS. Douce 80, fol. 106v
Finished a new portfolio piece for my upcoming website revamp. This was an 'artist homage' assignment for a Zoom comics course I took via Push/Pull Seattle with David Lasky and Greg Stump
Since my comic takes place in Paris, France, I figured who better to emulate than Moebius?
Illustrator. Lettering, too!
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