Author Archives: Chris Hilbig

About Chris Hilbig

Illustrator, blogger, capitalist, conservative/libertarian, insomniac, lover of pro-wrestling, MMA, comics, rock, japanophile, and Apple fan.

Yes, You Too Can Draw! – Ch 5 — The Magic Sketch Pad

Welcome back to a new chapter of Yes, You Too Can Draw! In today’s lesson, we’re going to talk about one of the most important tools you’ll ever use, your sketch pad. Before we get too deep…

How to Make Screen Tones! — Part 2

In Part 1, we learned how to make screen tones in Adobe PhotoShop using the Color Halftone filter, as well as a few screen tone techniques we can apply to our work. Like I mentioned last…

How to Make Screen Tones! — Part 1

You see screen tones just about everywhere. In your comic books, advertisements, and on even on television. Sometimes screen tones get referred to as screens, tones, or zip-a-tone. They come in a variety of densities,…

Yes, You Too Can Draw! – Ch 4 — Image Transferring

Welcome back to Yes, You Too Can Draw! I have another exciting lesson for you today. I say “exciting” because if you’re not careful, this technique may blow your mind. (Or possibly shock you. Or make…

Adventures in Education — Chapter 1.0 ~ Grid Me a River…

Summary: This lesson was pretty remedial for me. It took me back to my middle school days of torment. (But that’s another story…) Here’s the jest of what we learned: A little history How to…