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Coloring Tutorial (from sketch to final)

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Published: December 28, 2013

Please download for the best quality!!!! Da blurred it a bit



Finally done! Actually already on Tuesday but who cares XD
Please note that I taught everything myself  and this may be not the right way or the correct way to be said, but this is how it works for me. ^-^
I know there's tons of text, but please read it before asking, I tried to explain as much as I could but the last thing is up to you!
I also hope this will help you, feel free to ask if your question is not explained in the Tutorial! :iconyuiswayplz:

art/Turorial (c) Kyoukaraa
character (c) Vocaloid

Result: IA by KyouKaraa

Please don't repost this etc. also don't delete the (c)
I would be really thankful if you would link back or re-blog from my tumblr: kyoukaraa.tumblr.com/post/7144…
Thank you so much guys! :iconritsusmileplz:
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FrostDrive's avatar
FrostDriveHobbyist Digital Artist
Your arts amazing! I've been looking for a good basis / tutorial on coloring/blending for a painty style ( as opposed to cell shading ) and THIS is what I've been looking for! Thanks so much for the tutorials! :D 
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SefukuHobbyist Digital Artist
I really love your coloring style * x *
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xCrystalCherryxHobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the very helpful tutorial ^^
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shigeru-chanProfessional Digital Artist
thanks for the tutorial :D
Sorphwer's avatar
IA is my favorite character and I love your style very very much! thank you!!!!  
i plan to learn it carefully:)
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Otaku-UnknownHobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for this wonderful tutorial. It's beautiful and unique. Thanks!!!
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krazyk4lifeProfessional Interface Designer
Thank you for taking the time to show some of you technique 
pennyDoth's avatar
pennyDothHobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for this helpful tutorial. I use Corel Painter instead of Sai, but I think all those software tend to be quite similar anyways. The process is what counts I think, and since I'm still just starting out with practicing coloring my art, your process is very helpful. Thank you so much for taking the time. Your work is beautiful ^///^
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AKiseKurokoLovesAlesHobbyist General Artist
is it one layer painting?
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fl-oShiinaStudent Interface Designer
where did you download the ink pen ;v;
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AeriteHobbyist Digital Artist
Your drawing is so pretty, and this tutorial was very helpful. Thanks!
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Mikkie15Student General Artist
it's a petty there is no other way to the ink pen tool without having to download other programs onto your computer :iconyuicraiplz:
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LottieoStudent Filmographer
I think your able to duplicate one of your other tools and edit its properties to the same as the ink tool. 
wonker8's avatar
wonker8Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the great tutorial!
edimart's avatar
Thanks for this help!
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MidoriNebiruHobbyist General Artist
woaaah, now just wishing for a tablet >w<
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pinksheepyunnieStudent General Artist
Thank you! I really like your tut because it's very clear. ^^
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tiramisu-timeHobbyist
Awesome tutorial!!! Is it possible to color like that with a mouse? Llama Emoji-23 (Shyness) [V1] 
HelaMetherlence's avatar
Very nice tut, thank you 
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TheLadyLauraProfessional General Artist
i love how down to earth you are not a lot of tutorials have relatable people who admit to their faults. i love it and the tut itself! :3
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IMPERFECTINPINKHobbyist General Artist
this tutorial is the best!!!!
hope i could be as good as you one day!
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metalvogueHobbyist Traditional Artist
Great tutorial, thank you :)
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KissakisanHobbyist General Artist
Great tutorial, but I REALLY enjoy how you connect with the student on a level most gurus seem to miss :)
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