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Digital Coloring - Tips for BeginnersI’ve had a few people lately asking me about coloring, where to start, tips for beginners, etc. So rather than answer them all individually I thought I’d write it out here and share it with you guys. So here it is, my beginners guide to getting started coloring:
Getting Started with Digital Coloring
Getting the Equipment:
1) Drawing Tablet.
If you're serious about doing digital coloring (even if it's just for fun or as a hobby) then the first thing I would recommend is getting a tablet. There are plenty of articles about choosing the right tablet for your needs. If you're just starting out, a relatively inexpensive tablet should be fine. Often times you can even find good quality second hand tablets that are like new. My first tablet was a used one I found on craigslist that was a fraction of the price you can buy it new and it lasted me for years. You can often find inexpensive ones on ebay as well. I current
Sculpting TutorialFor those of you that don't already know, I'm currently doing a sculpting tutorial over on my Facebook Fanpage. I'm taking it nice and slow so people can get a sense of what I REALLY do to go from concept to finished manufacture-ready product, with all of the messiness and raw sculpting included. Eventually I'll be putting these shots and more into a sculpting book, but this is a way I can gauge what the fans want to see. Please go check it out, I'm updating it weekly, and I'd love the feedback from YOU!
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Words of wisdomCopied from :iconubermorte:
I CANNOT express how true this is. If you want to be in comics or any form of art, read and burn into your heart and mind.
I've been meaning to write this in some form or fashion for a while now. Orignally I was going to try to write it as a Cracked article (which I still may) but these are in my view among the most important things to remember when struggling to get into the comic business:
1. It's not just about how good you are. Comics are a highly competitve medium and everyone wants to get a shot at their favorite book. Many of the people trying to get that break have great skills, and i'm certain fine ideas. But can you meet a deadline? How well do you communicate your ideas or issues with your Editor/Writer/ Penciller/Inker? How reliable have you been on the books you've done in the past? How easy are you to work with?
Honestly most of these questions are more important in many ways than how talented you are. As an artist you are not an island unto yo
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