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Talli

How We Crafted

The Inking Process for Talli

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Chapter 1

Introducing Sourya And Talli

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"Talli is a very old project. I started writing it in 2012/13, and I actually only signed a contract in late 2016."

Chapter 2

Tools Of The Trade

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Chapter 3

From Pencil Sketch To Inked Page

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“Well first of all I start lining the panels first - this is what I do first, I start drawing the panels and the bubble dialogue. I need to have them in place so I'm not disturbed - because that's what is on top..."

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“But when I feel like I'm having troubles with the volume or anything else and I need to feel safe, about it, I would usually draw the outlines first."

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"...sometimes I'll use a brush, but the Poscas are so much easier to use because when you use a brush you have to wash it all the time..."

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“Yes I use some whiteout - it's on of the most important tools I feel for me because, it makes you feel confident when you have whiteout. You don't have Ctrl+Z right and you can't use an eraser, but you have whiteout so it's basically the same. It's just that you have less tries then the Ctrl+Z. But I use whiteout a lot actually."

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Chapter 4

Choices, Process And Streaming

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“...it's basically to focus myself, because I am really undisciplined and unorganized... "

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Chapter 5

Things and Tricks You Learn

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"I wasn't as fast as before, on my pages. In the beginning when I started doing the inkings, I would only maybe draw one page and a half a day. I was quite slow and thought I would never finish the comic book in time."

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Chapter 6

Challenges And How To Overcome Them

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“...I am sure that all the artists would just say you have to practice. You need to draw them as much as you can just to understand how they are built, their volumes and etc. But when you sign a project, sometimes you just don't have time to - you just don't have time left to practice and fill sketchbooks with horses..."

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This was How I Crafted The Inking Process for Talli, with writer and artist Sourya Sihachakr.

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