Another reason to hate snow.  You wind up, more times than none, talking to wood.

 

Behind The Curtain

As some of you already know, I’ve been changing my work flow up quite a bit.  Over the last few weeks, I’ve been experimenting with going 100% digital.  What that means is, instead of drawing with pencil on Bristol, then inking with traditional black pen, I now do everything in Photoshop.  One of my latest acquisitions that makes this much easier is this contraption called a Wacom Cintiq.  It is a graphic pen tablet that allows me to draw directly onto a screen instead of a digitizer pad.  This method mimics the traditional pencil/pen on paper and it allows me to be more comfortable drawing directly in Photoshop, it’s quicker coloring my strips, and I no longer have to burden myself making up boards to draw on.  A fellow cartoonist pal Mike Witmer of Pinkerton Comics turned me onto this method and I took the plunge.  I can honestly say, I very happy with the results.  I think this will be my new style for the foreseeable future.

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Welcome to the twenty-first century Flatt Bear.

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