In 2015, Chris Dreier hired penciler Giuseppe D’Elia, and together they embarked on the creation of “Freaks & Gods.” Then, in January 2019, Chris joined Patreon.
From the very beginning of his Patreon journey, Chris began sharing valuable content such as how-to guides, work-in-progress updates, and sneak peeks of upcoming issues. With a career as an inker dating back to the mid-1990s, Chris possesses a wealth of knowledge to share about the world of comics, inking, and the intricate production processes involved. It’s worth noting that he has already authored three published graphic novels since 2004.
So, here’s what you can expect: all the how-to posts from 2019 are compiled here, enhanced with additional notes and tips. This collection includes a total of two covers and fourteen pages of comic work, all meticulously crafted using Clip Studio Paint. If Clip Studio Paint is your preferred software, you won’t want to miss out on what Chris has to say.
Within these pages, you’ll find a wealth of information covering a broad spectrum of topics, including inking techniques, storytelling, page composition, and the ins and outs of Clip Studio Paint. There’s something here for everyone, so dive in and explore the valuable insights Chris Dreier has to offer.