Elsa Charretier : vidéo
22  octobre     17h43
Hellboy: Mignola’s Genius for Simplification
   In this video, I go over what can Hellboy teach us about simplification in comics, and how Mike Mignola, its creator, found the recipe to boiling down visuals to their bare essential. âs ï Get my new artbook here https: www.bigheadlittlearms.com shop Support us on Patreon https: www...
01  octobre     16h13
INKTOBER challenge just got serious
   31 days ” 31 illustrations ” 1 story https: www.kickstarter.com projects elsacharretier elsa-charretiers-inktober-mini-graphic-novel Between Oct.1 and Oct. 31, writer Pierrick Colinet and I will create an entire story based on the official prompt list and publish our first...
28  septembre     19h08
Deadly Class - How Graphic Design Can Inform Page Layout
   The page composition, the rows and panels arrangement are maybe the most important tools for a comic-book artist. And when it comes to coming up with inventive compositions, Wes Craig, Deadly Class’ artist, is one of the biggest talents of the industry. Watch me deconstruct one of his pages...
22  juillet     16h59
Jurassic Park: How to apply Film Blocking to comics
   Steven Spielberg is famous for his use of blocking to add subtext to most of the scenes he shot. Can it be done in comics? I tried to answer it by adapting Jurassic Park’s Baby Raptor Hatching scene into a comic book page Support us on Patreon https: www.patreon.com elsacharretier ...
07  juillet     16h10
Blade Runner: Adapting slow motion in comics
   Time is one of the most challenging aspect to render in comics, so today I dive into this head first by rendering slow motion in Blade Runner’s Deckard retiring Zhora scene. Support us on Patreon https: www.patreon.com elsacharretier âs ï Get my new artbook here https: www...
19  juin     15h29
How to break in comics, tips on process, tools, and more
   I’m extremely fortunate to work as a full-time comic book artist, and I know all too well how hard it is to get started, to learn the language of comics and to navigate the industry. In this video, I answer some of your questions and I pass on some of the things I’ve learned Directed...
12  juin     18h35
Harley Quinn Artist on Pushing the Enveloppe
   Amanda Conner is one of the best creators of the industry. Best known for her massively successful relaunch of Harley Quinn, she’s also worked on an astounding numbers of properties over the years. In this interview we talk beginning, her art, and what is next for her. Support us on...
10  juin     18h23
Ask Me Anything
   Next week’s video will be an Ask Me Anything This is your chance to ask questions about comics, art, techniques, industry’s secrets Make sure you drop your questions in the comments below by Monday, June 14 Support us on Patreon https: www.patreon.com elsacharretier ...
06  juin     15h36
Chat’n Draw: Why I Needed To Fail to Become Successful
   In today’s video, I talk about what getting knocked down as I was starting out as a comic book artist has taught me, how I got back on the horse, and how my perception of failure has changed overtime (and I hope, provide some insight on dealing with bumps on the road). Support us on...
23  mai     18h58
10-minute Layout, Chernobyl: How to Build Suspense
   Suspense plays out fantastically well in the TV show Chernobyl, but the cartoonist’s toolbox also offers plenty of creative possibilities to achieve the same effect. Watch me as I adapt the radioactive water scene from HBO’s hit series into a comic book page. Support us on Patreon ...
14  mai     19h34
Book Club: Kent State
   In today’s book club, I talk about Derf Backderf’s and the titanous task he set for himself 6 years ago for his new book: to take apart the events that led to the Kent State shooting, and to put them back together into a gut-wrenching, incredible feat of cartooning and journalism. ...
08  mai     19h01
Chat’N Draw: How I Bluffed My Way Into An Art Career
   I’m extremely lucky to be living off my art, and to have the ability to create everyday. But it wasn’t always the case. In today’s video, learn the steps I took to make it happen, and how you could too. Support us on Patreon https: www.patreon.com elsacharretier âs...
01  mai     21h59
Creators Talk: Ed Brubaker
   In today’s video, learn about Ed Brubaker process of writing comics and get peeks at his latest book, Reckless Book 2. We talked characters, structure, narration- a great talk Support us on Patreon https: www.patreon.com elsacharretier âs ï Pre-order my new artbook here ...
26  avril     18h14
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23  avril     21h27
Case Study: Batman: Year One
   How does David Mazzucchelli make such an efficient use of space in Batman: Year One? In this video, I study one his pages and try to figure out the techniques involved to make his narration crystal clear. Drop me your me your comments and future Case Study suggestions in the comments below, and...