Intro to Graphic Novel Coloring
Get ready to have some fun with your line art! In this one hour and twenty minute tutorial, I introduce digital artists to some basic...
Get ready to have some fun with your line art! In this one hour and twenty minute tutorial, I introduce digital artists to some basic tools and production techniques for colorizing black and white line art in the style of popular graphic novels. You can follow along using your own line art or by colorizing the provided high resolution line art that I’ll be using in the demonstration. At the end of the course, you will have produced a print-ready, colorized piece of art that’s ready for various production uses.
I'll be using Clip Studio Paint and Photoshop to demonstrate the process, but the concepts can be applied in almost any digital painting software that features layer based workflows. I'm also providing downloadable action presets (for both Clip Studio and Photoshop) that are featured in the class that will help you get up and running quickly.
If you are primarily a Photoshop user, definitely join me, as I also hop into Photoshop to show equivalent methods. Even though some basic knowledge of digital painting software is expected, I’ll be clearly explaining where the specific tools and techniques can be found in both programs.
You'll need: + Access to digital painting software that supports layers and adjustment layers (Adobe Photoshop, Clip Studio Paint, Affinity Photo, other...) + Graphics tablet recommended
If you are unfamiliar with Clip Studio Paint, check out my free Clip Studio Paint Basics tutorial on YouTube
I'm excited to share this technique with you! Enjoy!
You will get 18 files
All files previously purchased will always be available for download in your Library
- 03 assigning colors.m4v49.12 MB
- 01 preparing lineart.m4v62.84 MB
- 00 overview.m4v55.62 MB
- 04 import actions.m4v21.48 MB
- 02 adding flats.m4v157.56 MB
- 05 adding shadows.m4v120.91 MB
- 06 adding lights.m4v97.9 MB
- 07 light effects.m4v40.03 MB
- 08 color shifts.m4v42.83 MB
- 09 additional base color ...39.47 MB
- 10 conclusion.m4v30.41 MB
- Skater Girl.psd6.45 MB
- Skater Girl.jpg826.76 KB
- Skater Girl - day.clip23.35 MB
- Skater Girl - sunset.clip36.52 MB
- Skater Girl - sunset.jpg3.31 MB
- RL - Graphic Novel Colori...11.33 KB
- RL - Graphic Novel Colori...12.29 KB