Cartoon Strips ~ Comic Strips
Cartoon Strips attract attention for your editorial pages, marketing, advertising and web site!
Have you ever wondered why some people turn to the cartoon strips page first before reading the rest of the newspaper? Probably because most cartoon strips hold a lot of appeal to a wide range of people from all walks of life. There is always something about telling a story through pictures that draws the inner kid in all of us.
And because of this, I remain interested and committed in making cartoon strips to clients who wish to convey their message through the use of pictures and a few text lines.
How cartoon strips are created for you!
Let me take you through the process of making cartoon strips. The initial stages for making cartoon strips requires communication with clients, in order to know the business entity or organization that the cartoon strip will represent.
If it’s a business, it would help for the client to expound on their operations and, if they wish to showcase a product, provide a thorough description of it. After a client specifies just what he or she wants, I make a preliminary sketch for the main character. The images I created will be based on the description given. I offer my client several images for them to choose from.
First of all I would need the subject matter of the proposed cartoon strip. This strip was created for Your Dog magazine. I started by drawing up a number of sketches for the main character “Scraggs”. The circled one was chosen.
When the main character was chosen, I then have to create a preliminary sketch on a certain theme, which the client may provide or I may have to look up on.
When the client approves my sketches, I then make what I call the second stage pencil rough. In this stage, the images are clearer and more detailed, and the text is easily readable.
The cartoon strips are also created according to the size required by the client. Again, the client gets to see the results and determine any last minute changes or add-ons they wish to implement. Once the cartoon strips are okayed, it gets scanned into the computer and color is added.
The work is done and the only thing left is to deliver it to the client. There are two ways to do this, either I print out a colored copy and save the images on a disk to be sent to the client or I emailed the finished cartoon strips directly. Needless to say, the latter is quite the more common method, due to convenience and ease.
So you see, making cartoon strips isn’t really that hard to do. And when you get to be where I am, spending decades happily doing this, it gets to be more than just a job, it’s a vocation, a passion, something I will never get tired of. Making cartoon strips is more than just creating fun, it is also about dispensing ideas and information in an easily recognized and understood manner.
You might like to check out the cartoon strips I did for Triton Plc >
The projects are products of collaboration and communication with client, aided with creativity (and a good dash of humor, ehem!) on my part and their aim of conveying their messages and goals through the use of interesting cartoon strips.
So now you know that cartoon strips are more than just for passing the time. And they are more than just fillers for pages, too. When you work with me, you get someone who is dedicated in bringing out your concepts and ideas in a unique, funny, yet informative way.