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Krita for Comics Ep. 10: Lettering

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Ian MacLean

Ian MacLean

About the author

Ian MacLean is a professional pixel artist/animator and illustrator who has worked in the gaming industry for 16 years. He considers himself a super nerd and has the polyhedral dice, comic collection, and miniatures to prove it.

Art & Design, Computer Fundamentals
Video Tutorial

In the series: Krita for Comics 10 Episode Series

Art is important for your comic, but so is the story. Without a story, your comic is just a bunch of images. So it is important to learn how to create text bubbles and text into your comic. That is what we will be learning in this video lesson in the Krita for Comics series.

Words are generally the other half of the comics recipe. In this video, we’ll explore my methods for adding text and balloons to your page in Krita, and how to use clipping groups to contain those elements to the panels.

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