John was proud to be a guest on the Adobe Fonts show with Ari & Ben!
In the episode, he shows:
• How to layout lettering on a comic page in Illustrator • How to create speech bubbles and sound effects in Illustrator • How to add textures and halftones in Photoshop for that real comics look
How to create an aged, crusty-looking comic cover.
Continue reading “Aged Comic Cover”
How to fill words with shiny shaded effects. Ooooh… shiny!
Continue reading “Shaded fills in Photoshop”
A step-by-step overview of the font creation process in Fontographer.
Continue reading “Eight Steps to Creating a Lettering Font”
Tips on handling different kinds of graphics and font files.
Continue reading “Files and Formats”
How to properly create EPS lettering files for print output.
Continue reading “Preparing Lettering Files for Output”
Tips for generating quality print output.
Continue reading “Print Resolution”
Tips for scanning artwork for comics production.
Continue reading “Scanning Tips”
Tips on merging lettering and artwork in Photoshop, and producing clean print output.
Continue reading “Pasteup in Photoshop”
How to create a halftone-dot effect on color artwork in Photoshop.
Continue reading “Giving Artwork the ‘Comic Book Look’”