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Representing the disciplines

edited March 2015 in On The Road
So I have a small side gig, doing pictograms for a website.

What images would feel best represent the disciplines involved in comics creation?

Pencilling: A pencil.
Inking: A nib, a brush, or an ink-pot.
Colourist: A paint brush, or roller?
Letterer: Speech balloon, or letter A.
Writer: Lower case letter a?

Did I miss anything?

Comments

  • Fluffer. 
  • Editor?
    A fish on a bicycle. :O)
  • edited March 2015
    At first glance I thought you were asking about representing the Disciples. I have modern character re-designs for them somewhere. :)

    I think you're on-target with these. For Inking I'd go with an ink pen rather than brush, to avoid confusion with a paint brush, and for Coloring maybe a house-paint brush to avoid confusion with an ink brush. For Writing, I'd represent it in Courier (maybe a rough typewritery version) for better identification.
  • Pencilling: Wacom Stylus
    Inking: Wacom Stylus
    Colouring: Wacom Stylus
    Lettering: Wacom Stylus
    Writer: Umm… crack pipe?

  • Writer: Umm… crack pipe?
    I'll have something to say, just as soon as I come down off this.
  • edited March 2015
    Writer: Umm… crack pipe?
    Why not Wacom Stylus? Can't someone write their scripts longhand in Photoshop?
  • Typewriter for writer, red pen for editor.
  • Okay, so I have the list here:

    Penciller - Pencil
    Colourer - Brush
    Inker - Pen
    Letterer - Speech Bubble
    Writer - Fountain Pen
    Cover Artist - Book
    Title Designer - ??
    Editor - Highlighter

    Thoughts?

  • I might change 'brush' for colourist to house-paint style - like the fill brush in Photoshop.
    I'm going to change the pen for Inker to a nib-pen despite it being a Wacom stylus these days...
    And have a type-writer/courier 'a' for writer.


  • Definitely agree with those changes. Fountain Pen = Writer would be too easily confused with Inker.

    For Title Designer, maybe a segment of an iconic logo (e.g. 3D-Superman)?
  • Why not Wacom Stylus?
    Can you get high off a Wacom stylus…? I've been using mine wrong…
  • Oh, I'm sure there are plenty of Wacom users that are getting high off of their own supply...
  • Not getting high via mine. But then I wasn't looking for that effect.
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