An Artistic Conundrum

Desaecula

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So, iwaku.. I’ve got a bit of a conundrum… I’ve been ont eh fence several times over the past year about trying to start a web-comic. I have several plotlines set out, but no real motivation to start them, however, It seems more and more these days that I am spending more time drawing out the sequences then Anythgin else.
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I have always been a perfectionist, but that meanssometimes I add too much realism to a cartoon style that already focuses on stretching and bending proportions…
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So I went to town tonight trying to find a good mid-way point of sketching that lets me set up comics in a frame by frame design quickly, getting the point across without getting into the realm of ‘anime realism.
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My question being.. Should I sacrifice quality for quantity to try a new style for a month or two?
Here are some samples of the difference between quality, and quantity.

the portrait style one took two hours, the multiple character sketch took half an hour total.
 

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Diana

Divine Space Witch Ò◇Ó
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You could always do the "light" version of the comics most days and then once a week do a colored/fancy version -- if it's a daily comic!


I always liked the more detailed art comics, myself!
 
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Captain Nic

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Okay, so you say you've got layouts (or what sounds to me like storyboards), but you're not motivated...

Draw in monochrome first.

Either that or do one-shots. That fits well if you're a spur-of-the-moment kind of person.