RESOURCES

Convention Tabling – A Beginners Guide

RESOURCES MATTHEW CHILDERS ARTIST, ILLUSTRATOR WRITER August 2018 The biggest hurdle I have in keeping up with my website is figuring out what I want to say. I generally only just want to make new stories, but I know in this era of multi-media it's important to have a...

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MAKING COMICS

Cthulhu Is Hard To Spell – Video One – Nora

VIDEO MATTHEW CHILDERS ARTIST, ILLUSTRATOR & WRITER August 2018 Every day this week I'm going to sketch a different character from the Lovecraft anthology project I'm involved in - CthulhuIsHardToSpell.com First this week is from a story called NORA created by...

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Time Lapse Night Nurse Inking Video

I must ink. Ink is the finger stainer. Ink is the blackest black that can bring total frustration. I will permit it to flow freely over the paper. And when it has been brushed, I will turn my inner eye to see it’s stroke. Where the brush has gone there will be black....

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Inking Comics

I don't like to hear my own voice. But I knew I needed to at least share some of my inking tips with people who are gracious enough to follow and enjoy my work. I know there are a few like-minded creators out there who've asked me about my inking techniques and some...

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ART

Captain Americat

A little backstory. I've been continuing the trend of making a series of Marvel Pets illustrations. I will probably stop at four for now (I like even numbers) but they have seriously been fun. A different change of pace. This one was particularly fun because my kids...

DeadPoodle – A Deadpool Satire

A little backstory.Okay let's be honest. People love Deadpool, but I've never really gotten into him. He's just not written for me. I like Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool but again just not for me. But when I came up with the idea of drawing Superhero Animals this was one...

Throg The Frog of Thunder

A little backstory.This is the second piece in a series of Marvel Animals. I always loved Throg - The Frog of Thunder since way back when he appeared in Walt Simonson's run in Thor. He's absurd, silly and a whole heap of fun. As a kid this was just funny and cool and...

Peter Porker The Spectacular Spider Ham

A little backstory. As a kid I got a kick out of the Peter Porker comics. They weren't as cool as the regular Spider-Man comics but still I got a kick out of them. However it wasn't until recently that I really started loving drawing them. I love embracing my cartoony...

Avengers Poster Creation

I've had this crazy itch lately to draw a few really insane posters. My kids and I loved Infinity War and I knew I wanted one of them to be a huge pile-on fight between the Avengers and Thanos. I set down a few rules for myself, that I would try to include as many...

Kolchak The Night Stalker Commission

RESOURCES     MATTHEW CHILDERS ARTIST, ILLUSTRATOR WRITER November 2018 In the last few years, I've met some amazing people. As I've continued to grow as an artist so has my commission list each and every year. I've had the wonderful priviledge to be asked...

Sylvester Stallone – Rambo Commission

One of my favorite things growing up as a child of the 80's were the amazing action movies of guys like Sylvester Stallone. What made Stallone so awesome, especially early in his career, is that he was a consummate storyteller. He portrayed flawed heroes. Rambo was no...

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