Here’s how I create my Freeman Colby Series of graphic novels, from panels to pages to poster art & more!
This work is PATRON-POWERED!
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Drawn from a battlefield sketch by Alfred Waud.
Drawn from a 2p spread in Harper’s (28 May 1864)
Super-quick tour of our sources & methods for Freeman Colby Vol. 3!
Inking a 2-page spread from VOLUME 3…
Drawn from a sketch by Edwin Forbes (Jan. 1864).
All those F.A.S.T. visual markups will really help us see the various parts of the story… So let’s draw!
These simple visual tools & marks will help primary source texts COME TO LIFE on your comics page!
Drawing a FREEMAN COLBY VOL. 3 battle scene from May, 1864!
How to create a quick 8-page mini “comics report” drawn from primary sources!
Draw along as Marek builds a splash page of nurse Sarah Low!
Draw along as the boys enlist in the 39th Mass. Volunteers!
History cartooning tips from VOL. 2!
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