Color NotesWhat is Color?Color Notes in Scraps More Like This
As you probably know, color is what we call the the sensation produced by the brain when our eyes react to light.
Read that definition carefully. In it, you need (1) Your eye to react to light and (2) For your brain to interpret the information you get from your eyes in a sensation. Sometimes the second part, the interpretation, is what befuddles the first part. Your brain overpowers what you actually see. Oranges are not just orange; apples are not just red. They have purplish browns, yellows, tan colors.
Qualities of Color
Let's back track for a moment to some essentials of color. Color has three qualities:
1. Value: The lightness or darkness of a color. (If the image was converted to black and white/grayscale would it be black, white, light or dark grey?)
2. Hue: This would be the color name would be most closely associated with the color, like red, blue, yellow-green.
3. Saturation/Purity/Intensity: This is the brightness or dullnes
Comic Composition GeekoutSPECIAL GUEST STAR (against his knowledge) IS :iconandrew-ross-maclean:Comic Composition Geekout in Personal More Like This
You guys know when I get really excited about art geekery, I JUST CAN'T KEEP IT IN. I also feel like composition is a really hard thing to learn, and all you can really do is try to learn "what is good" in composition, and then try to find examples until you can recognize it. In addition, composition for comics is extra hard because you have to worry about the overall flow of the page as well as the composition of each individual panel.
So I was doing my spring cleaning of my message center and came on some new comic pages he uploaded, all of which are awesome, but take a particular look at this one:
This page is AMAZING. I started watching this guy for his slick style and stayed for his crazy composition skills, and this page makes a particularly good example because his work is so clean and straight-forward, there's not a lot of noodling to distract from the motion lines.
1- We read left to ri