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How To Build Your Own Worlds: THE GODS!
How To Build Your Own World: THE GODS.
Note: This tutorial deals with the idea of creating fictional faiths and deities in fictional worlds. I'll use concepts and aspects from existing religions at times as reference points and for certain basic examples, but many broad generalizations will be made (translation: if you don't want to get an "F" on a term paper don't use this as a source). It's not meant to be a detailed lesson in or discussion about theology; in fact I won't even give specific advice here since artists and writers should develop their own concepts and subcreations. If you want to create a world, an alternative universe or whatever using an existing faith then you should learn as much about it as possible from reliable sources. A completely fictional faith can stand on its own merits, but one based on an existing religion, pantheon, or such- even if it's something fictional such as what H.P. Lovecraft created- should be dealt with by an artist knowledgeable about it sinc
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On her way to Sanctuary by GriswaldTerrastone On her way to Sanctuary :icongriswaldterrastone:GriswaldTerrastone 12 4 Wallaroo World Website by GriswaldTerrastone Wallaroo World Website :icongriswaldterrastone:GriswaldTerrastone 2 0 Blue Night by GriswaldTerrastone Blue Night :icongriswaldterrastone:GriswaldTerrastone 6 5
Literature
How To Make Your Own Comic: Beginner's Tips.
So You Want To Make Your Own Comic.
You've seen them all of your life: comics.
Printed, Online, Graphic Novels, Domestic, Foreign...
Today's comic artist has the means to display a comic in ways we never had back in 1986! If you have access, just access, to a scanner, a computer, and the Internet, YOU too can publish a comic where millions can see it!
Even publishing a comic in printed form is so much easier and so much less expensive than in my younger years during the Reagan Era, when without considerable money doing so with a quality color comic was all but impossible, it was just too expensive for a typical artist alone.
So- you want to do it- but you aren't sure how to go about making a comic. You have the idea, you may know what kind of comic you want to create, so...now what?
That's where this handy-dandy tip guide can help, and it'll cost you nothing! And if not 100% satisfied, you'll get a full refund, less shipping and handling! :)
First, you must decide just what it i
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Coradasi 2 (300 DPI) by GriswaldTerrastone Coradasi 2 (300 DPI) :icongriswaldterrastone:GriswaldTerrastone 6 10 Stupidfox Contest Entry 2016 by GriswaldTerrastone Stupidfox Contest Entry 2016 :icongriswaldterrastone:GriswaldTerrastone 11 11 The Wallaroo World 5 by GriswaldTerrastone The Wallaroo World 5 :icongriswaldterrastone:GriswaldTerrastone 8 9 Vector Squares by GriswaldTerrastone Vector Squares :icongriswaldterrastone:GriswaldTerrastone 1 2 The Wallaroo World 4 by GriswaldTerrastone The Wallaroo World 4 :icongriswaldterrastone:GriswaldTerrastone 3 12 Rune and Vixey vs Toy Spider by GriswaldTerrastone Rune and Vixey vs Toy Spider :icongriswaldterrastone:GriswaldTerrastone 11 38 Twillyn, Angel of Mirth by GriswaldTerrastone Twillyn, Angel of Mirth :icongriswaldterrastone:GriswaldTerrastone 7 10 Aftermath by GriswaldTerrastone Aftermath :icongriswaldterrastone:GriswaldTerrastone 6 7 Wag Wag Woof! by GriswaldTerrastone Wag Wag Woof! :icongriswaldterrastone:GriswaldTerrastone 3 3 Gifgem If1 by GriswaldTerrastone Gifgem If1 :icongriswaldterrastone:GriswaldTerrastone 2 7 Juna with Snowfur 2 by GriswaldTerrastone Juna with Snowfur 2 :icongriswaldterrastone:GriswaldTerrastone 6 12

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Ages, Part 1 by KelpGull Ages, Part 1 :iconkelpgull:KelpGull 8 0 Sorbet Wolpertinger by MagnaStorm Sorbet Wolpertinger :iconmagnastorm:MagnaStorm 1,374 64 How to Draw Backgrounds with Character by betsyillustration How to Draw Backgrounds with Character :iconbetsyillustration:betsyillustration 402 101 Fancy a Pawpsicle? by FoxInShadow Fancy a Pawpsicle? :iconfoxinshadow:FoxInShadow 53 4 Fresh Lemon Pikachu by Naschi Fresh Lemon Pikachu :iconnaschi:Naschi 6,726 207 StupidFox - 156 by SilentReaper StupidFox - 156 :iconsilentreaper:SilentReaper 1,885 75 Copic Rainbow Dragon by DragonsAndBeasties Copic Rainbow Dragon :icondragonsandbeasties:DragonsAndBeasties 3,155 210 the Dragon who annoyed the Fox by Culpeo-Fox the Dragon who annoyed the Fox :iconculpeo-fox:Culpeo-Fox 2,899 225 ACEOs 6/6 by Snowy-Ninja ACEOs 6/6 :iconsnowy-ninja:Snowy-Ninja 9 4 Long Deer by Tikall Long Deer :icontikall:Tikall 103 4 The Magician of Aurora borealis by Kipine The Magician of Aurora borealis :iconkipine:Kipine 417 25 Orion dragon form by TheArtisticPony Orion dragon form :icontheartisticpony:TheArtisticPony 10 10 Nessie Expressions by Lemurfeature Nessie Expressions :iconlemurfeature:Lemurfeature 67 8 The Alder's Tear by MoonsongWolf The Alder's Tear :iconmoonsongwolf:MoonsongWolf 420 56 Species - Aurorian Foxes by glitchedpuppet Species - Aurorian Foxes :iconglitchedpuppet:glitchedpuppet 2,093 73 Sunset vixen by Mancoin Sunset vixen :iconmancoin:Mancoin 130 109
To Everyone:

If I seem slow to react to things like points, watches, llamas, and other nice things, please bear with me: things here are now even worse than they were in 2013 when I was gone for 1 1/2 years, including two serious medical issues. This has made it very difficult to get more art done (I am not the one with the medical problems but two around me have them), and has greatly reduced what I can do on the Internet. It took quite a bit just to draw Coradasi 2. Right now the coin is flipping in the air.

So to you all: thank you for these things, and if that Perspective Tutorial has helped I'd love to see your art; could you send a link? To those on my watch list, I'm still checking out your sites too- just not as often, because I'm not around as much.

Best to you all, and good luck. 

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GriswaldTerrastone
Bruce Consolazio
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United States
Current Residence: Nowhereland, USA.
Print preference: If it sells...;)!
Favourite genre of music: Nothing specific.
Favourite style of art: Looky at "Fav"- just what I like!
Operating System: Whatever works well!
MP3 player of choice: I don't have one- does a used IPod count?
Favourite cartoon character: Warner Bros. "Three Bears" and Robin Hood.
Personal Quote: "I can be quite friendly- or very unpleasant, if provoked."

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Yart Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2017
What an interesting style...!!
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Kajm Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
You a very eloquent and even if you aren't around as much as you'd like to be, I plan to watch you.
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Cajek Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2016
The latest chapter of the book of lies is posted: cajek.deviantart.com/art/The-B…
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qatoqat Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2016   Digital Artist
happy birthday <:
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GriswaldTerrastone Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2016
Thank you for the wishes, and I will most certainly visit your page soon!

:)
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Spaghetti-Mayhem Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2016
Happy Birthday!
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GriswaldTerrastone Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2016
Thank you, and best to you too!
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TheArtisticPony Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY BRUCE!  :heart: I hope you have a great birthday! :hug:
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GriswaldTerrastone Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2016
Thank you so much, and I'm looking forward to more TEA and Kai!
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TheArtisticPony Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Might have to wait a bit for TEA, I've got some otehr projects that now take center attention but I think they will pay off. TEA will come someday though! I refuse to let it die!
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