made rebloggable by request lmao
Hi anon!! Y’all helping me procrastinate at work very much today 8D Here are some clearer photos of the pens at the time of purchase: EasyTip CocoIro
Depending on the type of book I’m making, I’ll draw on everything ranging from my moleskine to printer paper to actual comic paper since all the files are edited/compiled digitally anyway I don’t really care what I draw things on haha XD As for printing, it differs for everyone I think—some people who do EVERYTHING by hand will sometimes send their files in to printers by regular mail but most (read: 100% of everyone I know) people send digital files now (since most of them draw their comics 100% digitally), the file type/method differs from service to service. I can only afford to print using services because I’m currently living in Taiwan, where doujin events happen WEEKLY, so printing services are cheap and fast—otherwise I’d just print/bind all my books myself, which leads me to my next point:
If you’re looking into making doujinshis self-publishing is a great place to start! The girls over at LoveLoveHill are very experienced self-publishers and have made a BUNCH of really great guides on getting started on making your own zines/doujins!
For your reference:
Planning Your Project
Presenation on doujin-making and self-publishing
Preparing Your Comic For Print
Bookbinding 101 - staplers!
Compiling Files in InDesign Pt2
Process - inks to print-ready!
Guide to risograph printing
What’s better? Greyscale or Bitmap?
How To Print Interior Pages
If any of these helped, let the LLH collective know! They’re the most helpful and supportive group of/for self publishers I know :)