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National Ambassador Gene Luen Yang’s Creativity in Progress Series: Part 5

In his latest post, Yang shares his approach to inking. Though it took him years of practice to hone — and a few spills — inking is now Yang’s favorite part of the creative process.

When it comes time to ink, all the hard decisions have been made. I figured out the story structure, the dialogue, the blocking within each panel, the word balloon placement, everything. I can turn on a podcast, pull out my brushes, and just go. There’s something very Zen about it. (Panels)

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