Drawing comic book backgrounds is a skill every comic book artist must master. The following handful of tutorials make the process a lot easier to learn. Enjoy!
How to Draw Backgrounds FROM SCRATCH | Fictional Cityscape
Watch me draw the most detailed fictional background I’ve ever drawn from scratch for my manga AppleBlack Volume 3. Learn in the process for how to draw your own Fictional cityscape background drawings. Visit the artist’s youtube channel here.
HOW TO DRAW BACKGROUNDS, COMPOSE PANELS with Jim Lee!
Comic book background tutorial with Jim Lee. Visit his youtube channel here.
How to Draw Backgrounds (1-point Perspective)
Learn all about drawing backgrounds using 1-point persepctive with Mark Crilley. Subscribe to Mark’s youtube channel here.
Drawing a Comic Style Scene with a One Point Perspective ( Freehand Method )
In this video, I explain some of the advantages of working on a One Point Perspective scene with a freehand drawing method. This can be a fun and creative way to illustrate your backgrounds for COMICS. This is a time-lapse version of the artwork that I created for a new Skillshare class. If you want to learn all of this in real time you can find the class here – https://skl.sh/2Q6J5yy. Visit the artist’s youtube channel here.
How to Draw A City In 2 Point Perspective – Sketchbook Pro – Narrated by Robert Marzullo
In this video tutorial I explain how to draw a city in a 2 Point Perspective. I use Sketchbook Pro 7 to create this artwork and show you the process but the techniques used here can also be used in other programs or traditionally. In this video I show you how to first rough out your city by blocking in the larger shapes. Then by refining your artwork and adding details like windows, trim, and extrusions. After watching this you should have the knowledge to create your own buildings and cities and have a better understanding of how to draw in 2 point perspective. Visit the artist’s youtube channel here.
You Hate Drawing Backgrounds… but you need them
You Hate Drawing Manga Anime Comic Art Backgrounds don’t you?… but you’re bad without them. Ever wonder why are backgrounds so important to your story and world building? ENJOY! Visit the artist’s youtube channel here.
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