So I'm trying to ink the first page of Hardcoreasaurus 2 and I keep running into issues. First, the brand new ink I bought bleeds on the brand new comic art boards I bought. I tried the ink on a piece of Strathmore bristol board and it works fine, so I'm like "Who the eff makes these comic art boards?" I look and it's effing Strathmore! And the comic art boards are BRISTOL! So why is there such a huge difference? I would just switch to the bristol but I already penciled on the comic art board... Okay, so I think, "maybe different ink will work." I try it and I find out that in fact, different ink works great... Oh except I can't draw more than a centimeter before it runs out. It's not the ink or the pen that's the issue. They both worked incredibly well on some crappy nondescript paper for the Circle of Awesome. It's these stupid art boards! I would use microns but I really am not fond of how UNdynamic they are with line widths and such. It's like when my driver that controls pressure sensitivity on my Tablet PC randomly quits working. They have they're purpose but right now, that purpose is not drawing super heroes and dinosaurs. It's actually drawing the panel borders. Given that borders are supposed to be consistent and all. I can't find any other nibs for my quill pen which I'm hoping makes a difference. Maybe the generic paper screwed up the nib that's on it or something. I really won't know until I find those nibs. So anyways, I'm shelving the inking for now and focusing on writing (like I should be).
Any artists reading this let me know what infuriating problems you encounter in your art processes.