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Este soy yo un día cualquiera a las ocho de la mañana. Llevo despierto desde las cinco (o incluso antes) dibujando en tranquilidad, cuando todos duermen, y preparando las clases. Image
Acabo de charlar un rato sobre trivialidades en la estupenda tertulia matutina de cinco minutos que tenemos en mi centro. Sala de profesores. Compis con sus historias en casa. Compis esperando a entrar en acción.
Suena el timbre, que en nuestro caso es una canción seleccionada por la chavalería. Suelen tener buen gusto. Hace unas semanas era Space Oddity, ahora mismo es una cosa que no controlo.
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So, we’ll start at the beginning again… Better Letterer #1 – Personal Pronoun “I” in Comics #comics #lettering #blambot #tips Read more:… Image
It’s worth noting that with the advent of contextual alternates in OpenType fonts, professional comic book typographers are including features that handle this for you. (I’m going to update the graphic. Shoulda done that before posting…grumble…)
Okay, I’ve updated the infographic to include the note about contextual alternates. Image
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Ram-Nam, Marine Lines on Cinema Road, behind Metro cinema, the popular Art Deco picture palace in Dhobi Talao. #MeherMarfatia talks about its construction that obstructed the sea view. Resident of nearby Jehangir mansion, Pesi Khansaheb, paid Rs 4 extra a month - Rs 72
instead of Rs 68 for 4th floor sea views. Ram-Na m is a majestic streamlined street corner building with reeded spandrels and a cylindrical turret at the roof. Tanya George @tanyatypes says, "The lettering for the building name uses bold, geometric shapes. The stencil-like effect
created due to the lack of counter spaces creates a striking design. The letterforms are also quite similar to Milton Glaser’s famous Baby Teeth typeface seen in one of his most famous works, the Dylan poster. I wonder how much the design was influenced by the typeface
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Shireen Mansion, Tardeo. One story explaining this motif, perched below the lettering of Shireen Mansion, is told by octogenarian Gool Mistry. Her parents were early tenants in the 1938-erected building. Their landlord Burjorji Bhesania's trade involved transporting grass bales ImageImageImageImage
between Bombay's seven islands in boats - so the nautical image. The theme was part of the prevailing Art Deco trend as well. Pre-independence Bombay architects toyed with non-colonial design. Ships, trains and planes, symbolising travel, speed and the surge to hit horizons
beyond the Arabian Sea, embellished new exteriors. Source: ‘Once Upon a City’ by #MeherMarfatia #PortHoleWindows #Nautical #Balustrade #NewelPost #Font #Lettering #CottonTrade #7Islands #Shirin #Shireen #Parsi #Tardeo #Bambai #ArtDeco #mumbai
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Baitul - Saadah, comes from the Arabic term 'Bait-ul-saad' meaning 'House of Happiness.' Off Warden road, Cumballa Hill
Owner: Cassimally Jairazbhoy. Architect: Yahya Cassumjee Merchant designed many buildings throughout India and was the winner of many awards including his work ImageImageImageImage
for Princess Kamala Raja Hospital, Gwalior in 1936; and the Qaid-E-Azam; Jinnah Mausoleum in Karachi which he regarded as a ‘statue in abstract form’ reflecting the personality of the man. Fatima Jinnah, ‘the Mother of the Nation’ in Pakistan and Mohammad Ali Jinnah’s sister,
commissioned him to construct the mausoleum. He taught architecture at J.J. College of Architecture, Bombay, India from 1943-1961 and called himself Jinnah’s ‘personal architect’. #ArchitectureWithoutBorders #BombaytoKarachi #history #Font #Lettering #IIA #ArtDeco #Mumbai #india
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The Long Bow, from “Once Upon a Time Machine: VOL 2”. A 12 page short story, written by @MichaelSwanwick, art/lettering/colors by me. Published by @DarkHorseComics. Colored version. #lettering #handlettering #comics #greekmythology. A thread: Pages 1-4
Pages 5-8
Pages 9-12
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So here’s your comic building package for 2019!
A fully updated list of (~65) comic publisher submission guidelines. #comics #comicbooks #makecomics…
An overview of the entire (give or take) comic/GN/manga publishing universe. #comics #comicbooks #makecomics…
Here’s 45 books to get you on your way. Creatives in any field can get something out of the craft of comic making. It’s all words and pictures folks! #comics #comicbooks #makecomics…
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