Learn 2 Color Comic Books: Flat Coloring Plus Color Theory
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Learn 2 Color Comic Books: Flat Coloring Plus Color Theory

Learn Color Theory and Apply it by Using a Flat Coloring Style
4.7 (7 ratings)
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47 students enrolled
Created by Charlie Kirchoff
Last updated 10/2019
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 13 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • The principles of color theory
  • Coloring comic books using a flat coloring style
Requirements
  • Access to Adobe Photoshop
Description

Learn the principles of color theory and then apply those principles while coloring a piece in a flat style.

This course uses Adobe Photoshop to demonstrate the process, but the theories taught in this course could be applied to other art programs and mediums.

Line art for this course by Matthew Dow Smith


Who this course is for:
  • Beginner to Advanced comic book colorists
  • People who want to brush up on their color theory
Course content
Expand all 15 lectures 02:22:49
+ Color Theory
6 lectures 27:24
Color Theory Introduction
00:44
Hue
00:28
Color Schemes
11:05
Intensity
02:30
Color Temperature
05:10
Value
07:27
+ Flat Coloring Style
6 lectures 01:41:09
Setup Photoshop
07:01

Download the attached line art file that you'll be working on, then begin the video. This line art was provided by Matthew Dow Smith.

Setup Your Line Art for Color
08:52
Coloring the Environment
18:19
Coloring the Characters
30:59
Correcting Values and Adding Flourishes
21:06

Once you've finished this video, take a look at my work files (attached).

Special Effects and Finishing Up
14:52
+ Practice Line Art
1 lecture 00:06

Matthew Dow Smith provided some additional artwork for you to practice on. Take what you've learned during this course and try coloring some of the attached images.

Practice what you've learned on this artwork
00:06