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Forkdude
04-27-2016, 05:55 PM
Don't know if they even have a name, but I was wondering what those lines that trace the path of a fired bullet, are called?

Also, is it possible that these could look like lasers almost, if the reader doesn't know it's a normal gun firing? Or does that just depend on how they're drawn?

L Jamal
04-27-2016, 08:08 PM
speed lines?

Scribbly
04-28-2016, 12:06 AM
>>Tracing bullet >Speed lines or Trajectory lines.

MBirkhofer
04-28-2016, 08:32 AM
haha. I thought this was going to be a question about the "live area" on a comic board.

Sully
04-28-2016, 10:15 AM
Trajectory line is the one I had heard before.

Is the same word used for the "slash" across the page left when a character uses a sword?