"Kimi ni XOXO" Teaser

Here’s a short preview of  “Kimi ni XOXO!” The section I am previewing is at the transition from the lackluster sweetness of the middle-beginning (the very beginning is very funny) to the funny and spunky goodness of the second half.  I hope you enjoy it and I hope it gets you to anticipate the chapter in its entirety.  Please excuse any typos or errors you see. This has yet to go under any quality check and is subject to be a little different in the final version. The truth of matters is that the fairy-like creature name “Echo” salvages this … Continue reading "Kimi ni XOXO" Teaser

Preparing "Kimi ni XOXO" is a Pain in the Butt

“Kimi ni XOXO” is so far the most challenging manga I’ve ever worked on in terms of image editing.  Here’s an example of the mess that lies before me and Sephyna: Raw: White Level: First Leveling: After cleaning out the text and typesetting:Cleaning out the text took forever because I had to redraw parts of the image.  This step took about 2-hours… Final:I reduced the image to its final size and added various filters to smooth of the print artifacts and to give the page it’s final look and feel.  I also did a little editing of the English, and, … Continue reading Preparing "Kimi ni XOXO" is a Pain in the Butt