Check out this sweet online color matching game. My favorite challenge is the complementary matching.
I know, I know: “I’m making a look-n-find book, I’m making a coloring book, I’m making new album art…Won’t this guy ever shut up?” Sorry, but no. This is exciting and I want to share it with you. In fact, I need your help. The game play for “Stump The Rumpus” is all worked out, … Read more
“Frank Santoro is starting his own Correspondence Course, but it’s small: only ten students will be accepted. It is a one-on-one 8-week correspondence course over phone, e-mail and snail mail. He’s going to focus specifically on advancing your understanding of layouts, color, contour line drawing, and printmaking for producing comic books. Frank is an astonishingly accomplished artist, and … Read more
These aren’t paintings and those aren’t brushstrokes. These three portraits aren’t even digital creations—they’re embroideries. Each line of color is a single strand of thread, carefully stitched by artist Daniel Kornrumpf, completing what looks like a Chuck Close painting. These pictures take me back to a color theory class I took in college, … Read more
This friendly elephant is an experimental mock-up from an upcoming project. If all goes well, you’ll be getting to know this elephant over the next couple of months. The elephant is drawn in pencil and colored in Photoshop.
There are better ways to coloring comics, and Wizzywig makes a great point: just because we can use millions of colors, it doesn’t mean that we should. If you are looking for a unified look in your palette, or have been wondering which colors to use, Wizzywig’s post is a great place to start.