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Best way to convey a LOUD character without TYPING LIKE THIS?:

Also known as Katz
I've also seen word bubbles with a double-lined border with read in between the two outlines. You can do the same with the letters themselves, and simply increase the font size or change the font (like this). Basically, the medium is visual, so use it.

And don't neglect the art itself. If he or she is talking loud, he/she ought to look it: big mouth, bulging veins, bobbing Adam's apple, sound lines coming out of his/her mouth, objects being blown back, or whatever your art style lends itself to.

 27 Mr AHR, Sat, 28th May '11 10:34:29 AM from ಠ_ಠ Relationship Status: A cockroach, nothing can kill it.
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I can't draw. It's why I'm writing a script. >.>
 28 annebeeche, Sat, 28th May '11 10:34:44 AM from by the long tidal river
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Just showing you how different artists do it.

[up] Comics have visuals for a reason. Thus, you describe the visuals.If you're writing for another artist, all you have to do is say that the character is yelling and the artist will interpret it thus.

edited 28th May '11 10:35:43 AM by annebeeche

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edited 28th May '11 10:44:18 AM by Dealan

 30 Mr AHR, Sat, 28th May '11 10:44:00 AM from ಠ_ಠ Relationship Status: A cockroach, nothing can kill it.
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[up][up]Which I do.
 31 annebeeche, Sat, 28th May '11 10:47:14 AM from by the long tidal river
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Then I don't see what your problem is.
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 32 animemetalhead, Sat, 28th May '11 10:48:20 AM from Ashwood Landing, ME
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Well, one of the ways you can tell Naruto is a loudmouth is the fact that he speaks with his mouth wide open at all times, so even if his speech is reserved you can tell he's above normal volume. (And you can't just call it a quirk of Kishimoto's art style, because Sasuke and Sakura don't exhibit this trait)
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 33 Mr AHR, Sat, 28th May '11 10:51:01 AM from ಠ_ಠ Relationship Status: A cockroach, nothing can kill it.
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Anne: I was just saying to Jewelled dragon that you can't really have an art style if you can't draw. That's all.
 34 annebeeche, Sat, 28th May '11 11:30:26 AM from by the long tidal river
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The artist handles that, not you. So I still don't know what your problem is if you can tell the artist what to draw.

edited 28th May '11 11:31:28 AM by annebeeche

Banned entirely for telling FE that he was being rude and not contributing to the discussion. I shall watch down from the goon heavens.
 35 Mr AHR, Sat, 28th May '11 11:39:06 AM from ಠ_ಠ Relationship Status: A cockroach, nothing can kill it.
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Jewelled dragon just said "your art style" as in "my art style" which would be implying I'd be drawing it. I was just clarifying.
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[shrug] Well, I don't see much point in asking if it's just a script, since in any event the artist is going to handle that part. The writing itself won't indicate anything (especially if you're using the standard all caps).

 37 Cakman, Sat, 28th May '11 1:12:34 PM from whence he came.
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I think it's mostly contextual. If a character appears to be shouting, even having the speech bubble say "Hello there, Madam. We shall reconvene within the next fortnight." It will still come off as yelling.
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 38 jasonwill 2, Sat, 28th May '11 6:29:53 PM from West Virginia
You, don't know how to conclude this?! I can't even conceive it, how in the world can you not think like me?! Me! I have no idea what this world has gone to. I have to correct it. you hear me?! I have to destroy it!

Actual example.

edit: though it may suck.

edit2: actually, the best advice I can give is "let the dialog speak for itself" thingy.

edited 28th May '11 6:31:30 PM by jasonwill2

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Grin and bear it
I just use italics, really.

ALL CAPS and italics if someone is really angry.
 40 Dark Soldier, Sun, 29th May '11 2:49:04 AM from Delta, BC, Canada Relationship Status: What is this thing you call love?
This is for a graphic novel? Show us the character being loud. Wide-open mouth; intense eyes; flushed face; dramatic posture; the reactions of other characters. Fancy effects for the speech bubble or bold caps won't cut it on their own.
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