Coloring comics correctly for webcomics, comic stips, print and comic books is a critical part of the process of creating comics. While it can be challenging, it is easier if you understand the process, tips and tricks used by comic strip artists.
Dan Thompson is the creator of syndicated comic strip Rip Haywire as well as the single panel comic Brevity, the comic Lost Sheep and the children’s puzzle strip Kidspot. In this online course Dan describes the process for coloring print comics, webcomics and comic strips using Adobe Photoshop.
• Dan Thompson describes and demonstrates the process of coloring webcomics using Adobe Photoshop
• Dan demonstrates preparing comics for print comic strips or comic books using Adobe Photoshop
• He then describes using Photoshop actions
The student artist is then given the assignment to color a comic strip.
• Dan Thompson walks through the assignment himself and demonstrates the coloring process in a awesome video presentation