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Basic Coloring Tips - A Text

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Basic Coloring Tips - A Text

so, lately ive been getting (almost daily) notes from deviants asking on coloring tips. and while i never mind helping others and thats one of the biggest foremost reasons im on dA, i find that im repeating a lot of the same basic tips. so i thought it might be helpful to some of you if i were to just make some of this general knowledge public and...whatnot. so first thing i always get are people asking me how i pick colors? first thing i always say is, color theory! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Color_theory http://colortheory.liquisoft.com/ and http://www.colormatters.com/colortheory.html that last one has a good little mind blowing point
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  • Nov 23
  • Australia
  • Deviant for 13 years
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My Bio
Current Residence: australia
Favourite genre of music: folk punk, showtunes
Favourite style of art: western comic, noir influence
Favourite cartoon character: Cassidy (Preacher), Spider Jerusalem (Transmetropolitan), Huntress (Birds of Prey), Harley Quinn (DC
Personal Quote: "I never loved to read. One does not love breathing."

Favourite Visual Artist
Steve Dillon, Glenn Fabry, Alex Ross, Darick Robertson, Nicola Scott, Frank Miller, Dustin Nguyen
Favourite Movies
Road to El Dorado, Unforgiven, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Lord of the Rings
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
gogol bordello, the pogues, Johnny Cash, Dropkick Murphys, Ramones
Favourite Writers
Terry Pratchett, Garth Ennis, Warren Ellis, Alan Moore, Gerald Durrell, James Herriott
Tools of the Trade
mechanical pencil, bristol board, synthetic brush, india ink, photoshop CS4
Other Interests
Sequential art, comics, painting, reading, dressmaking, guitar, bass, gardening, GBLT issues

First Published Piece - available NOW

First Published Piece - available NOW

Yup. Months of work, excited secrecy and inking are all paying off. I'm so sorry I haven't been able to shout it to the rooftops, but being under a non-disclosure agreement tends to do that to you. I'm excited to say that one of the titles I've worked on is now available in Previews magazine, and can be solicited through your local comic retailer. Torn, a werewolf story with a twist, written by the amazing Andrew Constant, with art by Joh James, cover art by the phenomenal Nicola Scott (of DC's Birds of Prey, Secret Six and Teen Titans) and panel corrections by you guessed it, moi, is offered in this month's edition of Previews. C'est Mag

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https://www.formspring.me/manicpixie Between project work and finishing commissions (I'm so sorry, thankyou so much for your patience) I have left the poor internet neglected. So please, ask me things. I will answer as truthfully as possible. No holds barred, although I reserve the right to be acerbic if you barge straight in with the awkward personal stuff. much love, The sagely pixie

When writing/working with comic scripts, you prefer:

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  • Screenplay-style script with stage directions, angles and shot levels mentioned, tight dialogue and panel breakdown in place.
  • A looser script with clear dialogue but more open interpretations for direction, and no clear panel breakdown/page breakdown.
  • A simple synopsis and suggested page count, leaving the rest up to the artist - dialogue is added later.
  • I don't use scripts.
  • Other (comment below)

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...the happiest of birthdays to you...may this year be a joyful and prosperous one...X3
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Hi, Em. How're things? Did you get my email about doing a cover for NORTH OF THE DRAGONLANDS?
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Happy birthday :hug: :party: :iconhappybirthdaysignplz:
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