Woven - Chapter 02 - Page 08

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[Start from the Beginning!]

Greetings Esteemed Colleagues!
Dipping a bit into family drama territory here. No worries, things will be further elaborated on at a later date ;D
Theo should really try and clean himself up, as opposed to pontificating...

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Unveils the rough work!

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We're back in heavy dialogue territory, which means we have to really treat the word bubbles as mini-panels, in and of themselves. The other important aspect was trying to achieve a good reading flow for the dialogue, without it becoming too 'busy'.
Again, being a conversation page, we get to reuse and tweak a lot of assets to help save on time :D ~economy dance~

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You'll notice that I flipped the composition for the last open panel. It just felt more 'correct' to have the text come first [seeing as we are using a left-to-right format]. My favourite part about this whole thing is really getting to play with the word bubble shapes and designs, which reflect character moods.

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As per usual, @painted-bees performed her magic and brought the page fully to life. I have a sneaking suspicion that she enjoys drawing a beat up and bleeding Theo ;3
I am also incredibly pleased that she kept the little bite marks on Gild's arm [quite a resilient fellow that one].

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Alrighty~ Thank you so much for reading this far!
If there is any suggestions or if you feel that this page was hard to read, please let me know :O !!!

Cheers!!!

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And so, a dialog page, with a very classic left/right layout with both characters going back and forth and finishing with a good large panel (with more text bubbles contained in the large one, to emphasize a beat in the conversation) (LOVE it!) (<3)

It is interesting that Theo dropped the father stuff once he was reminded about the mother figure in Ayse's life... I wonder what's this all about ! Good hook, Sean <3

I also like that the ending of this page really sets up the unveiling for the reasons for the kidnapping :D Really nice~

THANK YOU <3!!!
I'm really glad the page behaves well and that it has a good pace along with the hook.
It's about time we start to reveal a little more information ;D

Aahhh that father background dialogue bit is done so deftly. Just a little tease and then moving on to the current matter. Well done you two. Usually I gush about your art, but the story is no slouch either. And for someone like me who want to make a manga, I believe story crafting is equally important, if not more so than the art :).

A meellion thanks for loving the dialogue ; w; !
It's nice to share this with you guys since we're just figuring stuff out as we go along. I've been trying to pay more attention to layout when I read over comics and learn the various methods of different creators :3c
observes other comics from the shadows, taking notes|ω´・;)

Very interesting. I am curious to see how that develops next.

Great work on the graphics and storyline.

We're hoping it develops in an interesting and fun way ;D !
Thank you so much!!!

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