Ultraist Studios Blog Journal thoughts, musings and other rambling…

October 31, 2009

Writing with Post-it Notes.

Filed under: Photos,Sketches,Spy Guy — M Kitchen @ 1:09 pm

Here on Page 6 the action ends, and we start getting into intensive dialog and character interaction. Something I always find difficult to write for comics. However on this page I’ve started experimenting with writing the dialog on post-it notes, taking the cue from they way they used to do storyboards in these parts for animation. Doing it this way allows for endless re-organizing of the word bubbles making the editing and visualization of the final page super simple. I think I’m going to work like this more often.


  1. Fascinating stuff. It’s astonishing to realise how much work goes into these brilliant comics – it’ll only increase my enjoyment of them!

    Comment by Jay Baker — November 2, 2009 @ 3:01 pm

  2. Thanks Jay! The image of the page sitting there on the drawing board with post-it notes on it for some reason fascinated me as well. At some point I’d like to more thoroughly document the “making of” process. One of these days…

    Comment by M Kitchen — November 3, 2009 @ 12:12 pm

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