Inking and Line Work TipsI recently have had someone ask me about tips for inking. Let me tell you guys, I’m not very good at inking ..at all, so I’m probably not the best person to ask. But I have a friend who has been an inker for Marvel and DC for the past 15+ years and he's given me some good advice. I’ve also gotten advice from a couple of other pro inkers. Here’s some of the things they’ve told me that hopefully will help:Inking and Line Work Tips by TracyWong
1) *Silhouettes* Make the line weights outside the characters a bit thicker than the internal lines, this will help the character's silhouette stand out a little more and make it a bit more dynamic.
2) *Perspective* Create the thickest lines for the things in the foreground and get lighter and lighter with the lines as you go back. So the characters and objects closest to the viewer should have the thickest lines, followed by the objects and characters mid-way back being a bit lighter in line weights, and then the characters and objects farthest back