The Muse Mentor Tumblog

Hello, and welcome to the tumblr for the webcomic The Muse Mentor! This is where the author will be putting extra art, reblogging fan works, alerting you about updates and all that other comicking jazz. Feel free to ask a question or just have a look around. We're pretty tame.

Sep 4

scyf-art:

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i tried drawing Mona from sephiramy's webcomic The Muse Mentor - y’all should check it out.

And I sure as hell should try figuring out how to draw other people’s characters

I do like how the nurse turned out tho!

Hey, we are going to have an update at midnight tonight… but you can have super cute Mona fan art to tide you over until then! Look at this!! Gosh, thanks so much!


Aug 28
I would like to inform you that along with a new page of The Muse Mentor, I have also updated my links to include some new comics and artists! They are all excellent, and worth a good look-over or six.

The Muse Mentor is a member of Countershot Press.get some sneak peek bonuses by supporting TMM on Patreon!

I would like to inform you that along with a new page of The Muse Mentor, I have also updated my links to include some new comics and artists! They are all excellent, and worth a good look-over or six.

The Muse Mentor is a member of Countershot Press.
get some sneak peek bonuses by supporting TMM on Patreon!


Aug 21
SOMEONE please go read The Muse Mentor! Or else this is going to get even MORE awkward.

The Muse Mentor is a member of Countershot Press.get some sneak peek bonuses by supporting TMM on Patreon!

SOMEONE please go read The Muse Mentor! Or else this is going to get even MORE awkward.

The Muse Mentor is a member of Countershot Press.
get some sneak peek bonuses by supporting TMM on Patreon!


Aug 14
Important switch-ups are in the works on The Muse Mentor!

The Muse Mentor is a member of Countershot Press.get some sneak peek bonuses by supporting TMM on Patreon!

Important switch-ups are in the works on The Muse Mentor!

The Muse Mentor is a member of Countershot Press.
get some sneak peek bonuses by supporting TMM on Patreon!


Aug 7

despicableplankton said: Man, Sam’s kind of a butt.

The newest debate topic here on weekly hotspot The Muse Mentor tumblr:
Is Sam A Butt?

BONUS: If Not Sam, Who IS A Butt?


This week’s The Muse Mentor is a juggernaut of mixed genres: comedy, drama, dramedy… uh… culinary… hmm… crowd scenes? (That’s not a genre.) Uhh… science fiction… buddy movie…?

The Muse Mentor is a member of Countershot Press.get some sneak peek bonuses by supporting TMM on Patreon!

This week’s The Muse Mentor is a juggernaut of mixed genres: comedy, drama, dramedy… uh… culinary… hmm… crowd scenes? (That’s not a genre.) Uhh… science fiction… buddy movie…?

The Muse Mentor is a member of Countershot Press.
get some sneak peek bonuses by supporting TMM on Patreon!


Aug 3

Sunday Spotlight: The stages of pages

countershotpress:

Hello! It’s Amy - I’m back. I thought this week I would show you the ridiculous (but, I suppose standard) process my pages go through! Read on, my friends.

I start with some really messy thumbnails. No, like… really messy thumbnails.

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Only I can decipher these things, really. But they are just to give an idea of where things are set up AND, believe it or not, I can ink right over ‘em. Observe:

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See? No penciling stage. I’m familiar with my scratchy sketch mess, we have a good relationship. After this, I send the page off to the workshop, also known as my sister kayzig (whom I highly recommend you check out! she makes comics and art, too!) who will put in some preliminary flats for me. I am terrible at setting up flats, so having her along on this step is the only way the page ever makes it on time.

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Of course, I still go in and fill in the colors to my liking afterward, as you can see here:

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Once I have the palette set up and the colors are all (more or less) correct, THAT’S when I can shade, get the speech bubbles in the right place - by the way, important suggestion, DON’T wait until this step to set up speech bubbles from scratch. I DO go in and make sure everything will fit into its proper panel when I first set up thumbs. Make sure you know where those bubbles are going from the get-go. It saves headache. D’oh - anyway! - color the linework, and add all the finishing touches and color adjustments that make a page!

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Voila! Ready to be posted. I hope this has been educational! Or at least funny. If you don’t think it was funny, scroll back up and look at the thumbnail stage, again.

GIF WARNING BELOW for a little animated frame-by-frame:

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So hey, I had the Countershot Sunday spotlight, today! I know some of my long-time followers have already seen how the comic comes into being, but if you’re new (or just want to see it done on a newer page), you can check this out!


Jul 31
I’m sure it’s something good! His expression says it all. Click through to The Muse Mentor if you’d be so curious!

The Muse Mentor is a member of Countershot Press.get some sneak peek bonuses by supporting TMM on Patreon!

I’m sure it’s something good! His expression says it all. Click through to The Muse Mentor if you’d be so curious!

The Muse Mentor is a member of Countershot Press.
get some sneak peek bonuses by supporting TMM on Patreon!


Jul 24
Tonight’s The Muse Mentor was finished juuuuuust as it needed to be posted! I would say that’s tremendous luck, but also very stressful, and I will not be cutting it THIS close again any time soon. …I hope.

The Muse Mentor is a member of Countershot Press.

Tonight’s The Muse Mentor was finished juuuuuust as it needed to be posted! I would say that’s tremendous luck, but also very stressful, and I will not be cutting it THIS close again any time soon. …I hope.

The Muse Mentor is a member of Countershot Press.


Jul 18
sephiramy:

Thank you, Weird Al, for giving me a version of this song that I can listen to (and that Esteban can appreciate).


I forgot to reblog this here - and it’s really more relevant here, than anywhere.

sephiramy:

Thank you, Weird Al, for giving me a version of this song that I can listen to (and that Esteban can appreciate).

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I forgot to reblog this here - and it’s really more relevant here, than anywhere.