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Aged Comic Cover

How to create an aged, crusty old-looking comic cover.

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Shaded fills in Photoshop

How to fill words with shiny shaded effects. Ooooh... shiny!

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Eight Steps to Creating a Lettering Font

A step-by-step overview of the font creation process in Fontographer.

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Files and Formats

Tips on handling different kinds of graphics and font files.

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Preparing Lettering Files for Output

How to properly create EPS lettering files for print output.

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Scanning Tips

Tips for scanning artwork for comics production.

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Print Output

Tips for generating quality print output.

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Pasteup in Photoshop

Tips on merging lettering and artwork in Photoshop, and producing clean print output.

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Electronic Lettering Composition

Tips on merging lettering and artwork in page layout programs to produce clean print output.

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Giving Artwork the 'Comic Book Look'

How to create a halftone-dot effect on color artwork in Photoshop.

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