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Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Fri Sep 11, 2009 3:14 pm UTC

Hey y’all.

I’m just popping by to ask if you could take a look at my art (and comic) and tell me what you think.
Most importantly I’m curious if the art concept, which is kind of 2D/3D amalgam, is easy to understand and enjoyable. My experiment is to discover if stick figures in a semi three dimensional world are viable as an art style to tell a story.
I’m new at all of this and I’m afraid my writing and art shows it, but it’s something I’ve been itching to try for a while now.
So, let me know what you think please!
If you’d like to see more go to http://sticknia.com/index.php?id=1

Stickman.

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Re: Check out my stick figures! =D

Postby Giant Speck » Fri Sep 11, 2009 5:13 pm UTC

I really like that last one. :D
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Re: Check out my stick figures! =D

Postby MATPHAT » Sat Sep 12, 2009 7:55 pm UTC

Thanks!
I'm hoping to get more feed back so I can continue to improve upon the design.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby Omegaton » Sun Sep 13, 2009 1:48 am UTC

You could try to vary your line width more. Make things that are close have thick lines and things that are far have thin lines to signal depth. Things that fade from foreground to background should have lines that start thick and go thin (ie. the dock in pic 2). I mean, that dock doesn't look 3d because of the simple fact the line width doesn't change, otherwise pic 2 would be much better.

A 2d characters in a 3d world should not really be a problem.

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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Mon Sep 14, 2009 7:21 pm UTC

Thanks!

I'll be updating the comic every Wednesday. I'm adding comments soon and I'd love to hear more from you.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby t_catt11 » Wed Sep 16, 2009 9:24 pm UTC

I'm chasing you around all sorts of forums, aren't I? Well, your comic deserves a bump - it's good stuff.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Thu Sep 17, 2009 4:23 pm UTC

Hahah!
Thanks for finding me everywhere!

New comic is up as of Wednesday!
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Tue Sep 22, 2009 4:24 pm UTC

Comic is going up early this week.
Should be on by late tonight.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Wed Sep 30, 2009 7:15 pm UTC

New comic is up.
Let me know what you think.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Fri Oct 09, 2009 6:12 pm UTC

Comments are now enabled at the bottom of each comic.
Please feel free to comment and rate as you read.
I'll be watching them and trying to incorporate suggestions as my work evolves.
=)
Comic 23 is up!

Also, character promos below!

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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:40 pm UTC

New comic is up and this one is a bit different!
Let me know what you think.
=)
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Wed Oct 21, 2009 7:13 pm UTC

New Character, new comic posted, and almost the end of the first chapter.
Comic link in mah sig.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby TheTedinator » Thu Oct 22, 2009 3:46 am UTC

I really like this wobcomic, and will be following it in future. Do you have an RSS feed?

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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby Azrael001 » Thu Oct 22, 2009 3:47 am UTC

I too enjoy it.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Thu Oct 22, 2009 6:30 pm UTC

I'm working on setting up RSS.
I'm first focusing on getting a large amount of extra content on the D/L section.
I'll let you guys know when it's available.
As always, good to have you and thanks for reading!
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Wed Oct 28, 2009 11:51 pm UTC

New comic is up!
http://sticknia.com
Hope you like it and please comment.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Wed Nov 04, 2009 8:50 pm UTC

At the risk of seeming bumpy...
Comic 28 is live.
Please read and I hope you enjoy.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Wed Nov 11, 2009 8:11 pm UTC

First rule of webcomics: Update consistently!

Comic #29 is up!

Please enjoy and comment.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby Azrael001 » Wed Nov 11, 2009 8:31 pm UTC

Things are looking grim for our heroes.

I really like the character designs that you've got.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Thu Nov 12, 2009 5:15 pm UTC

Thanks! Hope you keep reading.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Wed Nov 18, 2009 8:28 pm UTC

10 weeks of on time updates later, comic #30 is up.
Enjoy!
http://sticknia.com
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Wed Nov 25, 2009 9:19 pm UTC

Comic 31 is up.
It's extra long and full of combaty fun.
Don't forget to comment!
Link in Sig.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby Azrael001 » Thu Nov 26, 2009 7:52 pm UTC

The crazy guy reminds me of Othar from Girl Genius.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Wed Dec 02, 2009 8:52 pm UTC

There is definitely some parallels.
Comic 32 is up!
Enjoy.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Mon Dec 07, 2009 8:43 pm UTC

This week will be a colored bonus art week!
I'll be uploading a full color piece every day at a random time.
Check the site often to catch the latest one.
Let me know what you think.
As always, the Wednesday update will be live at noon, but not color.
http://sticknia.com
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Wed Dec 09, 2009 8:46 pm UTC

Comic 33 is up.
More color panels in the works.
Thanks for reading.
[url="http://sticknia.com"]STICKNIA[/url]
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby Azrael001 » Thu Dec 10, 2009 5:00 am UTC

Good old berserker rage.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Wed Dec 16, 2009 11:11 pm UTC

Comic 34 is up.
I hope you guys like it.
Thanks for reading.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby AngrySquirrel » Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:12 pm UTC

I like your style. It's very clean, yet detailed enough to have a personal feel to it. You also capture the action element quite well, something few webcomics I read these days manage well.

There's something about the speech bubbles that bugs me though, but can't quite put my finger on exactly what it is yet, I'll get back with feedback on it when I figure out exactly what it is.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Tue Dec 22, 2009 5:27 pm UTC

Thanks for the comment AngrySquirrel.
Please let me know what it is about the bubbles as soon as you figure it out.
I'm always looking to improve.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Wed Dec 23, 2009 8:46 pm UTC

Comic #35 is up.
Bonus panel will go up Christmas day.
Enjoy!
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Mon Jan 04, 2010 9:34 pm UTC

Comic 36 is up!
And hopefully the last late update you'll ever see.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby Azrael001 » Wed Jan 06, 2010 7:37 pm UTC

Here or at all? I'm confused.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Wed Jan 06, 2010 8:54 pm UTC

Either I hope!
Comic #37 is up.
Link in my sig.
Enjoy.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Wed Jan 13, 2010 10:33 pm UTC

Hey all.
Comic #38 is up.
Had some problems with my PC
and had to do it all without my rez. template.
Hope it's ok.
The site got a redesign.
Thanks for reading!
Link in my signature.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby Azrael001 » Thu Jan 14, 2010 7:31 pm UTC

I am consistantly impressed by your ability to show violence and dynamic scenes with "only" stick people.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Mon Jan 18, 2010 5:46 pm UTC

Thanks!
I really like the challenge.
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Wed Jan 20, 2010 8:21 pm UTC

Comic #39 is up.
Chapter one is almost over.
Terren is expiring in a puddle of his own blood.
Thank you for reading.
http://sticknia.com
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:48 pm UTC

Comic 40 is up.
End of the chapter.
Thanks for reading.
http://sticknia.com
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Re: Dark Fantasy Web Comic.

Postby MATPHAT » Wed Feb 03, 2010 8:43 pm UTC

Chapter Two is now open for business.
Check it out.
http://sticknia.com
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