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Left 0.29166666666667 29.2% [ 7 ]
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My sister and I are writing/drawing a web comic for a project and are debating between a cartoon style (Left) or more realistic(Right).
Which of the two do you guys prefer? emotion_kirakira

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Due to this and that, I had to throw on some stickers emotion_dowant
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I can't decide D:
I normally love the cartoony style more...but then the realistic one is lovely! GAH! I can't rightly decide either. Maybe if you disclosed a teeny bit of the story? I mean, depending on the script, a more serious comic would call for the realistic style, and a comedy would flourish with the cartoon one. (or that's what I'd think anyways)
Honestly I'd just figure out a way to use them both because I can't pick.



And I know that was incredibly unhelpful...
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I normally love the cartoony style more...but then the realistic one is lovely! GAH! I can't rightly decide either. Maybe if you disclosed a teeny bit of the story? I mean, depending on the script, a more serious comic would call for the realistic style, and a comedy would flourish with the cartoon one. (or that's what I'd think anyways)
Honestly I'd just figure out a way to use them both because I can't pick.



And I know that was incredibly unhelpful...

It did help a lot! Thank you! As for now, the story's really choppy, but I think it'll be more on the fantasy/comedy side!
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I think for something that's more comedic, the cartoonier style would work better. You'd also be able to get away with more exaggerated expressions.
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Does anyone know any programs or app for the ipad for line art and coloring?
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Sketchbook Pro is pretty nice.
However, unless they've perfected capacitance pens for the iPad, I don't recommend doing your comic on it. The precision just isn't there. You can do good work on it, but it's a headache. It's wonderful for sketching and thumbnailing, though!
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Kyousouka
Sketchbook Pro is pretty nice.
However, unless they've perfected capacitance pens for the iPad, I don't recommend doing your comic on it. The precision just isn't there. You can do good work on it, but it's a headache. It's wonderful for sketching and thumbnailing, though!

I'll look into it, thank you~!
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It really depends on the type of story you're writing.
If it's more of a comedy/adventure, I'd say go with the style on the left.
If it's a serious/dramatic story, go with the style on the right.

Also, I love your choice of stickers. emotion_awesome
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It really depends on the type of story you're writing.
If it's more of a comedy/adventure, I'd say go with the style on the left.
If it's a serious/dramatic story, go with the style on the right.

Also, I love your choice of stickers. emotion_awesome

Thank you emotion_awesome I like to have my characters stylin' and profilin' emotion_dowant
kittiko
I normally love the cartoony style more...but then the realistic one is lovely! GAH! I can't rightly decide either. Maybe if you disclosed a teeny bit of the story? I mean, depending on the script, a more serious comic would call for the realistic style, and a comedy would flourish with the cartoon one. (or that's what I'd think anyways)
Honestly I'd just figure out a way to use them both because I can't pick.







I like right it was best


And I know that was incredibly unhelpful...
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I think it's less about what type of story you're writing and more about what kind of a mood you want to create in your work.

For example, both Up! and Maus are stories with plenty of heart-wrenching/serious moments, but they're done in very simplistic, cartoony styles. In both cases, it was entirely on purpose, and they would read like different stories if they were done in a more realistic style (or, in the case of Up!, were live-action movies... forgoing some of the more cartoony elements).


Likewise, comedic, light-hearted stories can be told with more realistic characters and they will be read entirely different from a comedic, light-hearted story done in a super-exaggerated, cartoony style.


So... It's kind of something you need to decide when it comes to your story - which will serve as the best vehicle to deliver your ideas.


(I've given this a lot of thought, hah. Sort of faced a similar problem myself, though I've pretty much decided on what I want to use)
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Piperita
I think it's less about what type of story you're writing and more about what kind of a mood you want to create in your work.

For example, both Up! and Maus are stories with plenty of heart-wrenching/serious moments, but they're done in very simplistic, cartoony styles. In both cases, it was entirely on purpose, and they would read like different stories if they were done in a more realistic style (or, in the case of Up!, were live-action movies... forgoing some of the more cartoony elements).


Likewise, comedic, light-hearted stories can be told with more realistic characters and they will be read entirely different from a comedic, light-hearted story done in a super-exaggerated, cartoony style.


So... It's kind of something you need to decide when it comes to your story - which will serve as the best vehicle to deliver your ideas.


(I've given this a lot of thought, hah. Sort of faced a similar problem myself, though I've pretty much decided on what I want to use)

Thank you! I love everyone's opinion, and I just love you sig D: It's so... cute!
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Piperita
I think it's less about what type of story you're writing and more about what kind of a mood you want to create in your work.

For example, both Up! and Maus are stories with plenty of heart-wrenching/serious moments, but they're done in very simplistic, cartoony styles. In both cases, it was entirely on purpose, and they would read like different stories if they were done in a more realistic style (or, in the case of Up!, were live-action movies... forgoing some of the more cartoony elements).


Likewise, comedic, light-hearted stories can be told with more realistic characters and they will be read entirely different from a comedic, light-hearted story done in a super-exaggerated, cartoony style.


So... It's kind of something you need to decide when it comes to your story - which will serve as the best vehicle to deliver your ideas.


(I've given this a lot of thought, hah. Sort of faced a similar problem myself, though I've pretty much decided on what I want to use)

Thank you! I love everyone's opinion, and I just love you sig D: It's so... cute!


Thank you. biggrin

It was a sketch I did trying to resolve this same style problem.
I like your realistic style

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