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Making Comics with GIMP – Panels and Gutters

In this second tutorial on Making Comics with GIMP, we’ll cover how to create panels, gutters and panel borders. Panel borders are the lines around each drawing, or panel, of a comic, while gutters are the spaces between the panels. . . .

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Making Comics with GIMP – Page Setup

GIMP is a great tool for making comics, especially when combined with my little GIMP Book plug-in, which provides a simple tool for managing multiple pages. . . .

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Status Update

I’ve moved some relevant blog posts from my old site, ragtag.net to here. They contain some early sketches for The Raft that I thought you might enjoy. . . .

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Christmas is a Little Different This Year

Here is a little Christmas card for you, that I hope you enjoy. As you might have guessed from the card, I’m spending Christmas in Thailand this year. . . .

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The Raft

A 60 page comic by Ragnar B

Nathan is in love with his best friend Devon, he just hasn’t told him yet. Together they’ve built a raft, on which they plan to sail to a nearby island. . . .

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David is a Funeral Director, Who Just Happens to be Gay

Phrases like that are commonly heard when discussing gay characters in fiction, but what do they really mean? On the surface they simply mean that the characters gayness is not important to the story, but if you dig a little deeper it has a more subtle and darker undertone. . . .

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Drawing on Open-Source

Open-source software is software where both the source code and the software itself is made available for free. It’s developed by a mix of individuals and companies, and anyone is free to extend, modify and generally improve on it, as long as they make their changes available to others. . . .

Happy New Year

My new years celebration isn’t going quite as planned. I was planning to go to a party with my boyfriend, but instead I’m sick at home with a fever, soar throat and chewing penicillin tablets. . . .

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The Raft – upcoming comic book

Since around 2005, if I remember correctly, I’ve been working on a comic book called The Raft. You might think that it’s many pages long, since I’ve spent 5 whole years on it, or that I’m painting it in oils or some other time consuming medium, but that’s not actually the case. . . .

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New web design for queertales.com

I’ve just finished a major overhaul of queertales.com, updating the design for both the blog and the main site. I went with a comic book theme for the design, and am pretty happy with the end result. . . .