Concept Phase: I hired an Artist, now what?
Concept Phase Now that you have gone through the process of finding and hiring the right artist, you need to start production on your comic. By the way, if you haven't found an artist yet, check out my last blog series. My Experience I did a concept phase with the artist I hired on my first production before we even looked at issue #1. It took a lot of work, but in retrospect, it was one of the best decisions I made. What do I mean by "Concept Phase"? The concept phase should give you a color drawing of each character and main location that both the author and artist agree upon. If you have written a complete set of scripts (several comic issues worth), it just makes good sense to work with your artist to get the characters and main locations finalized before starting work on the first issue. Why? It saves you a ton of time. Instead of going back-and-forth as the artist is drawing panes of your comic, he/she can focus on making the art great because he/she