Behind the scenes of The Rainbow Orchid

Making a page: audio slideshow

Here I talk about the process of making a page of comics, from script, thumbnails and roughs, to pencils, inks and colours, plus a bit about some of the research involved.


The making of a page

Detailed notes on how the story takes shape from imagination to script to sketches to the finished page.

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Watch the drawing process

Video film taken of the drawing process, from pencils to inks, in speedy-time, hosted by Google Videos.


Make your own comic

Nathaniel Crumpole's guide and top tips for writing and drawing your very own comic, and then making it into a book!

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Interviews with Garen Ewing and other press items

Interviews, questions and features, both online and scanned for this website.


Julius Chancer, The Rainbow Orchid, story, artwork, characters and website © 1997 and 2014 Garen Ewing & inkytales