Learn 2 Color Comic Books
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Learn 2 Color Comic Books

Learn all the basics for coloring a comic book page
4.0 (6 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
57 students enrolled
Created by Charlie Kirchoff
Last updated 10/2019
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This course includes
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 15 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Comic Book Coloring
Requirements
  • Access to Adobe Photoshop
Description

This introductory course will teach you the basics of comic book coloring. It will show you how to set up Photoshop for digital coloring, install and create brushes and actions, set up a page of comic book art, and color the page using a cut and grad technique. Once you've completed this course you'll have the knowledge you need to color a page to completion and have it ready for print.

(This course requires Adobe Photoshop)

Features line art by Chad Thomas (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Amazing Adventure, Mega Man)

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner to experienced comic book colorists looking to improve
Course content
Expand all 15 lectures 04:53:24
+ Introduction
3 lectures 32:32

This section gives you an overview of what will be involved in this course.

Please note: This course was course was originally published to a different course host before moving to Udemy. Some of the content may refer to the old host and their learning features, please disregard those references as they are not important to completing this course.

Preview 06:48

Excerpts from the videos included in this course.

Preview 10:23

Here's everything you'll need or might want to get in the future for coloring comics.

Required and Recommended Materials
15:21
+ Photoshop Basics
4 lectures 01:05:37
Setting up Adobe Photoshop
15:21
Frequently Used Keyboard Shortcuts
15:36
Basic Photoshop Brushes
24:07
Basic Photshop Actions
10:33
+ Laying Down Flat Colors
2 lectures 01:17:40
Flatting Part 1
51:57
Flatting Part 2
25:43
+ Cut & Grad Rendering
3 lectures 01:35:42
Render Setup
10:44
Cut & Grad Rendering Part 1
01:00:13
Cut & Grad Rendering Part 2
24:45
+ Apply your knowledge
1 lecture 00:06
Try coloring some comic book pages
00:06