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Sketch Country: Wry. Wistful. Webcomic.

Postby Sketch Country » Tue Dec 08, 2009 3:06 pm UTC

http://www.sketchcountry.com

Don’t get me wrong, society has some good bits, but there are some things that even its parents can’t like.

Poking fun at society’s bad bits isn’t going to change anything, but it keeps me off the street and might even entertain people.

I’m thick-skinned and love to learn, so all constructive criticism would be welcome,

Thanks for looking!


James

http://www.sketchcountry.com

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Re: Sketch Country: Wry. Wistful. Webcomic.

Postby modularblues » Fri Dec 11, 2009 9:49 pm UTC

I like the gravity one and this. Snarky.

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Re: Sketch Country: Wry. Wistful. Webcomic.

Postby Sketch Country » Mon Dec 14, 2009 1:31 pm UTC

Thanks for the positive comments - very much appreciated. It can be a dispiriting experience, casting comics into the void without feedback, so many thanks for waving back from the depths.

It's great to see the first comment here is at around 50 views - the 2% law (about 1 in 50 viewers will leave a comment) holds strong!

I always wondered if that was true of society as a whole - about 2% of people interact as opposed to watch. There's probably a sociology PhD in there somewhere...

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Re: Sketch Country: Wry. Wistful. Webcomic.

Postby Sketch Country » Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:37 pm UTC

Sketch Country is still going, now up to 30 posts...

Latest comic is here:
http://sketchcountry.com/2010/01/not-all-that/

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Re: Sketch Country: Wry. Wistful. Webcomic.

Postby Have_A_SnApple » Sat Oct 09, 2010 2:31 am UTC

This is pretty funny. I like the texture of the medium you use. I suppose that we have similar sensibilities when it comes to color.
A few look a bit like they could be stills from a mid -01990's MTV animated show. The lines look like they might wiggle a bit between frames.

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Re: Sketch Country: Wry. Wistful. Webcomic.

Postby meatyochre » Sat Oct 09, 2010 3:01 am UTC

I enjoy the texture of the paper you draw on, and the charcoaly-ish painty-ish linework. And the jokes seem to stand well enough on their own, if a little bland (though I tend to prefer edgier humor, not observational stuff, so that's a taste thing more than anything else).

My only real complaint is that the people are triangles. I don't know why it bothers me so much, because I am OK with stick figures. Triangles just don't look enough like people. I say, either draw people that look like people or cartoonish people. Not shapes.
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"yeah, but your poster sucks. F-"

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Re: Sketch Country: Wry. Wistful. Webcomic.

Postby Jacque » Sat Oct 09, 2010 3:35 am UTC

meatyochre wrote:My only real complaint is that the people are triangles. I don't know why it bothers me so much, because I am OK with stick figures. Triangles just don't look enough like people. I say, either draw people that look like people or cartoonish people. Not shapes.


Abstraction: Bad!

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I enjoy the triangle-shaped individuals. It's a nice departure to the typical stick figure thing we get in Art and Links.

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Re: Sketch Country: Wry. Wistful. Webcomic.

Postby meatyochre » Sat Oct 09, 2010 3:51 am UTC

It's a matter of taste I suppose. It just seems like with the OP's scenery skills that he could be drawing actual people, but is being lazy and not.
Dark567 wrote:"Hey, I created a perpetual motion device"

"yeah, but your poster sucks. F-"

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Re: Sketch Country: Wry. Wistful. Webcomic.

Postby Have_A_SnApple » Sat Oct 09, 2010 10:37 am UTC

Jacque wrote:
meatyochre wrote:My only real complaint is that the people are triangles. I don't know why it bothers me so much, because I am OK with stick figures. Triangles just don't look enough like people. I say, either draw people that look like people or cartoonish people. Not shapes.


Abstraction: Bad!

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I enjoy the triangle-shaped individuals. It's a nice departure to the typical stick figure thing we get in Art and Links.


Aren't stick figures just slightly more anthropomorphic representations of people?

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Re: Sketch Country: Wry. Wistful. Webcomic.

Postby USPmastsa » Mon Dec 13, 2010 7:10 pm UTC

I loved the comic. keep up the good work man!

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Re: Sketch Country: Wry. Wistful. Webcomic.

Postby ICEE » Mon Dec 27, 2010 5:35 am UTC

This is neat, I like it a lot. I like the triangular people, it gives a unique twist on the typical stick figure we've all seen so much of. The content itself is witty and interesting. Good stuff


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