Comics, Lettering and Other Stuff from the damaged brain of Jim Campbell
Friday, 7 May 2021
Dave Evans: RIP
The news is making its way out on various social media platforms that Dave Evans, aka Bolt-01, died unexpectedly earlier this week. Dave was...
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Workflow Hints #3
One tiresome thing (of many) about Adobe Illustrator is the inability to automate layer-specific actions. This means that you can't incl...
Wednesday, 6 May 2020
Workflow Hints #2
Just another quick timesaver. Has some kind soul sent you a bunch of artwork files that are on-spec but have annoyingly huge file sizes...
Monday, 10 February 2020
Zound Effects And More!
(aka Lettering the Zaucer of Zilk) Very shortly after 2019's excellent Thought Bubble convention, I received The Call from none ...
Thursday, 30 January 2020
Affinity Designer: Alternatives to Adobe Illustrator for Lettering
Anyone who follows me on social media will know that I fairly regularly point people to Serif's Affinity suite (Designer, Photo, Publ...
Monday, 30 December 2019
Facts matter: an apology Facts. They're important. Recently, talking on social media about a previous matter relating to Bleeding Coo...
Saturday, 26 October 2019
Desert Island Fonts
About a million years ago, artist PJ Holden (who's actually a very handy letterer himself) tweeted on the subject of lettering: ...
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