Learn 2 Color Comic Books: Advanced Cut & Grad
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Learn 2 Color Comic Books: Advanced Cut & Grad

Learn an advanced Cut & Grad rendering style.
5.0 (3 ratings)
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Created by Charlie Kirchoff
Last updated 10/2019
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 12 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • An advanced comic book coloring style
Requirements
  • I recommend taking my Learn 2 Color Comic Books course before this one
  • This course uses Adobe Photoshop
Description

Expand on what you learned in Learn 2 Color Comic Book. In Learn 2 Color Comic Books: Advanced Cut & Grad you'll learn how to take the cut and grad style to the next level and color a more dynamic and detailed image.

Recommended Prerequisite: Learn 2 Color Comic Books

(This course requires Adobe Photoshop)

Features line art by Kev Hopgood (Iron Man, Doctor Who)

Who this course is for:
  • Students with basic knowledge of comic book coloring and Photoshop
Course content
Expand all 11 lectures 03:02:26
+ Setting Up Photoshop and Your Page For Comic Book Coloring
2 lectures 26:05

This video is from my first course, Learn 2 Color Comic Books. It shows you how to set up Photoshop to continue through this course.

If you're using a version of Photoshop that was released in 2015 or later, use the included alternative actions set. The attached PDF will explain further.

If you've already taken Learn 2 Color Comic Books you can skip this section. Otherwise, please follow along before continuing to the next section.

Setting up Photoshop (Lecture From Learn 2 Color Comic Books)
15:21

This video is from my first course, Learn 2 Color Comic Books. It shows you how to set up to set up your page for rendering.

If you've already taken Learn 2 Color Comic Books you can skip this section. Otherwise, please watch the video and review the attached PDFs before continuing to the next section.

Setting up Your Page
10:44
+ Generating a Dynamic Background
1 lecture 14:11

Download the artwork, lay down some flat colors, and then begin this section.

Background
14:11
+ Rendering with an Advanced Cut and Grad Style
4 lectures 01:55:20
Rendering Part 1
35:03
Rendering Part 2
20:16
Rendering Part 3
29:36
Rendering Part 4
30:25
+ Practice Line Art
1 lecture 00:04

Use what you've learned in this course and try coloring a few of the pages attached here.

Practice Line Art
00:04