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Tutorial: Coloring Over Your Lineart

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Watch the Full Free Video Tutorial HERE


In this quick tip tutorial, Tim Von Rueden goes over coloring over your lineart. This has been requested multiple times and I would like to show you one way of going about coloring over your lineart. This can be very intimidating for some, especially those who feel very confident with their line art but feel when they add color, it ruins the concept altogether. So below is a quick step by step that goes along with the video tutorial.

My BIGGEST advice is to be confident. You may have strong lineart so compliment that with even stronger shading techniques. The more comfortable you become with this process, the more versatile artist you will become! Just remember to keep the lineart separate on it’s own layer so that you can lay the base colors UNDER the lineart layer and then create layers ABOVE the lineart layer for coloring!

Citizen members can download the HD video along with the .PSD file from the tutorial!

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carinea2's avatar

Ok, sure I'll watch you on YT. Many many thanks!