Lib Ref - Traditional Inking by ArtistsHospital Lib Ref - Traditional Inking by ArtistsHospital
Reference tutorials, resources, and links for inking traditionally to be updated here. (For digital inking, please see the program tutorials sections.) Suggestions are appreciated!!

:bulletblue: Last updated 29 December 2007 by :iconcaliforniaclipper:

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+ Traditional Inking Tutorial 8D by miaow
-I hope this tutorial could be useful for those of you who want to do traditional inking. Me personally, am more comfortable with traditional inking, I don't do digital inking, EVER...

+ Renah's Inking Tutorial by Renah-Lily
-This tutorial will focus on traditional inking methods and cover materials needed to produce nice, cleanly inked work, various approaches to traditional inking, tips for making nice, smooth, clean lines, and thick/thin lines, and tips for scanning your work.

+ Traditional Inking Tutorial by chaa
-You get to see my thought process for traditional inking. It's surprisingly (hugely) different from any digital technique I've ever used/tried.

+ Traditional Ink Tutorial by kitton
-I covered a bunch of techniques ranging from the very basic to the fairly intermediate, so I hope everyone who reads it gets something out of it.

+ Inking Tutorial - Screening by Captain-Galant
-Basically my method of using a screened sketch for inking. My use of the computer in drawing goes beyond just finishing and is incorporated in even traditional techniques.

+ Cat-Cat's Guide to Lineart [Traditional/Digital] by cat-cat
-Again, I'm not sure if this actually qualifies as a tutorial... since I'm merely writing down some of the points I take into consideration when I ink. I hope some people would find what I'm about to say useful...

+ -Alyssa's Traditional Inking Tutorial- by MurasakiLlama
-So you've all come here looking for one thing -- help with your traditional inking skillz! Well, you're in luck, because that is all the skill I have!

+ Inking With a Lightbox by wyldflowa
-This is just what it says on the tin -- how I ink with my Lightbox.

+ Traditional Clean Inking by HellGrave
-A simple traditional inking tutorial.

+ Inking Guide by shydoh
-A delicious inking guide from me.

+ Jenny C's Inking Tutorial! by henyaru
-I've learned all I know about inknig by experimenting on my own, so I'm totally self taught at this.

+ The Classy Way of Doing Things - Part 2: Inking! by Classical
-It's INKING time. And I love inking. So I am going to talk a lot about it.

+ Crosshatching Tutorial by Indefatigable42
-The best way to learn from this is to make a crosshatch strip yourself. I've drawn four so you can see each step, but all you have to draw is one strip and add to it as you go along.

+ Inking - a Quick Rundown by misskittyoooo
-Just a quick rundown on my most frequently asked questions.

+ Inking - Using Nibs - Beginner by misskittyoooo
-Thought I would elaborate a bit on my previous inking tutorial. This is intended for beginner inkers, beginner nib users or people wanting to know how to add a little umph to their work.

+ Line Weight: Lesson 1 and Lesson 2 by WingsofMorphius
-Greetings one and all! Wings here to teach you how to ink like a pro! Okay, maybe that’s going a little far, but I can give you some hints to improve your ink work, starting with line weight! All the important hints to weighting lines are above, but you also need to keep some stuff in mind as far as tools of the trade go, not to mention the inker lingo that may otherwise go over your head

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FSBHA Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
goofynas Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you should review this list, most links don't work or the pages no longer exist.
azizART23 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
kylenkosana Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013  Student
That looks awesome
djoensgalery Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
FooLish-KiLLer Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Really useful! Thanks!
Pereyga Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
thx I really need those =D
drsayafaham Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2011
UnderXTheXRedXHood Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
SoulCathedral Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010
very helpful thanks! :)
WhiteKimahri Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2010
I've featured this library in my journal! :)
WhiteKimahri Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2010
This is an awesome collection!
Thanks for gathering such a number of tutorials! :la:
Melancholic-King Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2010
this is cool!
lil-snowbear Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Very helpful, Thankums, Lovie, For sharing!
bagasuit091 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome, definitely a great collection of tutorials.
mxgirl199 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
This answers my prayer!!! I really needed this. My inking skills are worse than my sister's. She's 6!
moonymonster Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2009
This is fantastic--a collection of links is exactly what I needed. So much easier than finding all of these myself! Thanks so much, I'm sure my inking will improve by this! *hug of gratefullness*
ArtistsHospital Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2009
:hug: Your warm words of support keep us going. =)
moonymonster Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2009
Hee, I meant it. By the way, did you draw the tut image yourself? It's beautiful!
LostArtist99 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2009  Student Photographer
Thanks for this !! :D
BB89 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
very beautiful
gothic-lord Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist complicated!
LizzyZuko Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2008
Thank you! :+fav:
NGomesS Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you so much ;)
ThirdPotato Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
REally incredible work here!!
pyroiceprince Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2008
shigeru-chan Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much!!

The tutorials are so helpful ^^
functioningat86 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2008


so was anyone gonna tell me I was on this list or what
moonymonster Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2009
You're just that cool. XD
functioningat86 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2009
ive gotten better~~~
moonymonster Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2009
Awesome :3
AngelJasiel Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you for the tutorials
perkygothiam Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2008
Thank youuu! *melts with glee*
Indefatigable42 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2007
Thanks for featuring my Crosshatching Tutorial. :D I wondered where all those favs were coming from...
ArtistsHospital Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2007
:iconcaliforniaclipper: A mutually beneficial link, I assure you =D and let me know if you have tutorials I missed! ;)
Shiwolf Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome! I'm so glad to have found this. I'm so going to check out these links. :D
Femchan Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2007  Professional Filmographer
Interesting <3
I'm going to enjoy checking those out.
xxJ0YL0VENiMExx Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2007
Jenny's C's Inking Tutorial (3rd last) has no link.

Just thought you'd like to know~ ^__^
ArtistsHospital Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2007
Thank you! It's fixed now. =)
Annmey Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2007  Student General Artist
Thank you very much! :+fav:
CrimsonSilk Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
There's also:

ArtistsHospital Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2007
Thank you! I've added those. :handshake:
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