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Eduardo Francisco
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
Brazil
Illustrator and author of comic books born in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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WHAT TOOLS DO YOU USE TO WORK?

Canson Montval or Bristol paper 300gsm, 0.3 mechanical pencil + graffiti 0.3 mm B, pencils 2B and 6B, and kneaded rubber.

Disposable ink pens 0.05, 0.1 and 0.8. French curve set, 40cm ruler. Light table. Crow quill nibs. Acrylic black ink.


The brushes I use to ink, the one format I do like is a round liner (Fine Liner Sable 2/0 302). There are many formats but particularly I like that one because it is perfect for contouring, outlining and for doing fine details, it keeps the trace steady and straight, and many people like to use it for signatures.

But I think the tools should be tested and chosen individually by each person. If you don't work well with nibs then try pens. If you don't like mechanical pencils then use regular pencils. Don't try to get the same tools that your favorite artist uses, thinking you're going to be able to make it just like them because those tools work for them. It's technical skills, and everyone has a different kind of skill.

Develop your own techniques by practicing and testing things out.


WHAT BOOKS WOULD YOU ADVISE THOSE WHO ARE INTERESTED IN DOING COMICS TO READ?

The three instructional books written by Will Eisner: Graphic Storytelling and Visual Narrative, Expressive Anatomy for Comics and Narrative, Comics and Sequential Art: Principles and Practices.

How to draw Noir Comics by Shawn Martinbrough. "Framed Ink: Drawing and Composition for Visual Storytellers" by Marcos Mateu-Mestre. It's a great start!


DO YOU USE ANY REFERENCES? HOW MUCH TIME DO YOU USUALLY SPEND ON A PIC?

When it's necessary to draw some specific people, environments, animals or objects, yes. I can pencil two pages, or just pencil and inks one page a day. It depends on how much detailed it is.


CAN I HAVE YOUR PERMISSION TO COLOR ONE OF YOUR ARTWORKS?

Of course! As long as it's non-commercial there is no problem. Please, just remember to give credits and show copyrights (my name and a link to my gallery or to the original piece).


"I like your art!" - IS IT POSSIBLE TO GET IT TATTOOED ON ME?

I've been receiving many notes from people asking me if they can reproduce tattoos of my drawings, I must say that I get flattered!

I'm okay with someone who wants to tattoo a drawing of mine on THEMSELVES since it is not being reproduced for financial gain and my original art concepts are NOT being changed or affected. It's not okay to sell my images as tattoos to other people. Everything I create has copyrights.


DO YOU ACCEPT COMMISSION WORK?

Yes. For more information, please, always write to: mr.m.udall@gmail.com


I'M THINKING ABOUT GETTING INTO THIS BUSINESS: WHERE DO I START? HOW DO I SET UP A PORTFOLIO?

Having experienced it myself, it's important to be flexible and to pay attention to what the market is looking for -- US, European, Japanese -- each market has its own peculiarity and it's necessary to understand and adapt to it.

Be sure you're being objective in your samples: only present the best and most important of your work to the editors.

Organize your samples in a portfolio case at original size. Make copies of your portfolio at letter size and attach your contact information (website, email, telephone, etc) so that you can leave a copy with interested editors. If you already have something published, include copies and references (title, publisher, date) of those works in your portfolio case so they can see it.

Be original -- not all comic book publications are super heroes! Present a variety of subject matter and storytelling genres to increase your chances of success.

About samples -- the editors will analyze is your storytelling skills (the art of telling the story through panels). Then if you know how to draw everything very well. They will look at how you draw the character interaction, anatomy, gesture (expressing an idea of emotion through bodily movement), types of characters (adults, teens, kids), environments (cities, jungles, parks, living spaces, offices), and animals of all kinds. You have to be creative enough to create monsters, aliens, and other fictional beings that do not really exist. Sometimes you will be required to know certain characters and be ready to work on them before you meet an editor.

In sequential pages, giving special attention to the details can make the difference. For example, if the story happens in New York City, use specific references of the most known tourist points and be loyal to the production of the architecture, cars, and people. It helps people identify with your characters and believe in your storytelling. Details like this will make your samples stand out from the ordinary ones.

Start sending your samples to small publishing houses. The chance for work and to grow and develop your work artistically is greater. Then if you gain the right skills and experience the major publishers will begin to notice you. Present your work with an open mind. Listen mindfully to all the pieces of advice and critiques from professionals to help improve your work.

Never start work without signing a contract and having the client sign it too (this is very important! A contract is not legally binding unless both parties sign it). However don't sign a contract before you have read and understood the entire thing. This isn't an oppressive thing. This is something that simply reflects an understanding between two parts.

If you don't get any results the first time, do not give up. Try again and again. What one editor didn't like may be gold to another!





FAQ é um acrônimo da expressão inglesa 'Frequently Asked Questions', que significa "Perguntas Freqüentes". Uma FAQ, quando usada num contexto pluralista, significa uma compilação de perguntas freqüentes acerca de determinado tema. Quando usado num contexto singular, uma FAQ será uma dessas perguntas freqüentes.


QUAL FOI O SEU PRIMEIRO TRABALHO PUBLICADO?

Uma adaptação em 4 partes do game, Mortal Kombat. Entre outros, os meus testes para a minissérie eram os mais fracos e a minha insegurança e amadorismo também não serviram a meu favor. Os exageros e erros publicados no decorrer dos anos são inegáveis. Desempenhar uma atividade profissional sem conhecimento avançado do assunto e utilizando equipamentos e técnicas não-profissionais, não foi fácil. Mas eu queria muito trabalhar com isso. Então deixei de pensar nas minhas limitações e passei a considerar quais eram as minhas possibilidades. A partir daí, me fiz alguma coisa.


QUE MATERIAIS VOCÊ USA PARA DESENHAR?

Ultimamente, tenho usado Canson A3 e A4, 300gr.

Desenho com lapiseira 0.3, lápis e grafites B, 2B e 6B. Borracha limpa tipos. Faço artefinal com bico-de-pena - eu curto aquele "mosquitinho". E pincel.

O tipo de pincel que mais uso é o de formato redondo longo (Pincel Filete de Marta 302 2/0). Existem vários tipos, particularmente, eu gosto desses de formato redondo longo porque é ideal para contornos e detalhes, mantém o traço firme. Eu uso um nanquim escolar acrílico. 

O material deve ser preferencialmente escolhido, individualmente. Se você não se dá bem com o bico-de-pena então use canetas, se não gosta de lapiseiras use lápis. Não tente usar os mesmos materiais e marcas daquele artista que você gosta esperando ter o mesmo resultado. É habilidade técnica, e ao longo do tempo, cada artista desenvolve a sua. Qualquer pessoa consegue desenvolver o seu talento, praticando.


QUAIS LIVROS VOCÊ INDICARIA PARA QUEM QUER APRENDER A DESENHAR HQs?

Recomendo os três livros instrutivos do Will Eisner: Narrativas Gráficas, Quadrinhos e Arte Sequencial, e existe um terceiro, que em inglês se chama 'Expressive Anatomy for Comics and Narrative', eu não sei se este já foi publicado no Brasil.


POSSO COLORIR OS SEUS DESENHOS?

Claro! Sem propósito comercial, não tem nenhum problema. O que peço é que, por favor: quando postarem ou o apresentarem em algum lugar certifique-se de que esteja constando os meus créditos e link do meu site para a peça original.


VOCÊ É UM MANGAKA?

Não. Mangakás são autores (japoneses) do mangá.


Fora do Japão, existem artistas que fazem seus quadrinhos, em estilo 
mangá (cabelos, olhos, anatomia, etc). Mas com conceitos, técnicas e produção totalmente diferentes.

O meu estilo é híbrido, tenho influencias de varias fontes. Embora eu goste e consiga de certa forma me aproximar dos três estilos mais populares do mercado (manga/comics/cartoon), eu não me comprometo com apenas um. Pra mim é superimportante ser o mais flexível possível para atender o cliente.


"ADORO SUA ARTE!" - POSSO FAZER UMA TATUAGEM DELA, EM MIM?

Surpreendentemente eu tenho recebido muitos pedidos como este e fico lisonjeado com isso - muito obrigado! Podem fazer.

O que tento deixar claro é que, desde que seja uma tatuagem pessoal e não esteja sendo reproduzido com fins lucrativos, ou o conceito da arte não esteja sendo alterado ou afetado. SOMENTE EU tenho os direitos autorais das minhas criações. 


ESTOU PENSANDO EM ENTRAR NESTE RAMO: POR ONDE COMEÇAR? QUAIS CURSOS SERIAM LEGAIS EU FAZER? COMO SE MONTA UM PORTFOLIO?

Seja flexível, esteja disposto a atender as tendências do mercado que te interessa - AMERICANO, EUROPEU, JAPONÊS - cada mercado tem suas peculiaridades, e é preciso compreendê-los e se adaptar.

Seja objetivo, apresente apenas o necessário e o seu melhor aos editores.

Organize os seus trabalhos em uma pasta portfólio. Faça copias do seu trabalho juntamente com o seu contato (site, e-mail, endereço, telefone) para deixar com os editores interessados. Se você possui trabalhos publicados, inclua impressões e referências (titulo, editora, data) destes mesmos, no seu portfólio.

Seja original, nem todas as publicações são de super heróis, então, apresentar variedades de estilos aumenta suas chances dramaticamente.

Nas amostras de pagina, a primeira coisa que eles analisam é a sua habilidade no storytelling (o ato de contar histórias). Depois analisam se você sabe desenhar de tudo e muito bem, principalmente pessoas comuns interagindo. Anatomia, proporção, fisionomia, gestura (movimento do corpo para exprimir idéias); velhos, adultos, adolescentes, crianças; cidades, florestas, parques, lugares fechados – sala, quarto, banheiro, escritório; animais de toda espécie, além da capacidade de criar seres que não existem, são coisas que você já precisa ir sabendo fazer. Se você fizer uma seqüencial de super-heróis e a trama se passar em Nova Iorque, por exemplo, use referências especificas da arquitetura, carros, pessoas, enfim, são detalhes como estes que o fará o seu trabalho diferente das amostras ordinárias.

Comece por editoras pequenas, as chances de crescer como profissional e artisticamente são bem maiores. Apresente o seu trabalho com a mente aberta. Ouça atentamente todos os conselhos e dicas de profissionais para melhorar o seu trabalho.

Nunca comece um trabalho sem antes assinar um contrato, lido e compreendido.

Aprenda inglês, e se interesse pelo negócio. Desta forma, você tera meios de falar de igual para igual com o seu editor, discutir ideias, entender e melhorar seus contratos e prazos, sem intermediários que nem sempre estão ali para te ajudar a crescer. 


Se não conseguiu nenhum resultado na primeira tentativa, não desista, tente outra vez. E outra vez. O que um editor não gostou, para outro pode ser ouro!




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have an awesome birthday
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:iconbummiesplz:Happy Birthday! Have your cake and eat it too
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Happy Birthday to you, EDufRansisco. :)
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happy birthyday!
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Happy B-Day!:party:Airborne 
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Happy Anniversary!
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Happy birthday Eduardo :D :party: :iconhappybirthdaysignplz:
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Happy Birthday! ! ! ! 

Be happy on Your Specail Day & Make it a amazing great day of it!!!~~

Birthday cake  icon Kao Emoji-16 (Happy Birthday) [V1] Birthday cupcake Happy Birthday Xak Pink bouncing cake Diddy Kong Party Time 
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Happy Birthday!
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Party Enjoy your birthday! Have your cake and eat it too
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Happy B-Day! I wish peace and serenity for your soul! Save me a piece of birthday cake! LOL!
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simbalm Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2017  Student General Artist
Joyeux art-niversaire! :party:
May this next trip around the Sun bring you joy and artistic fulfilment!
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Happy Birthday! :party: I hope you have a great day :)

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Happy Birthday!
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Happy B-Day.Meow :3 
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Feliz aniversário adiantado :la:
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Happy Early B-day. Hope you have a great day. Your work is amazing keep it up.
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History records that, just days from now, a tremendous upheaval took place as the ground cracked and broke apart, tornadoes spun counter to their nature, and even Godzilla bowed as you appeared upon the Earth to grace us with your art. And so it is wished upon you to have a Happy Birthday on that day....and a most excellent cake. :D (Big Grin)  Have your cake and eat it too
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Early Birthday wishes Next week to you Ed my man and may it be so ULTRA EPIC SWEET!
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