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TODAY'S FEATURED POST

Dealing with Color Blindness as an Artist


Lauren Panepinto

This month I have two guests, Paul Canavan & Ben Zweifel, talking about how being color blind (or colour blind in Paul's case, as he's from across the pond) affects their careers in fantasy illustration. I happened to see this post from Paul on twitter a little while back, and I was fascinated to hear more about it. Ben chimed in on the thread, and I asked both of them to weigh in on a…

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Applying Transparent Color in Photoshop


Justin Gerard

December 3, 2019 - By Justin Gerard In a recent post I was asked if I'd go into more detail about how I apply and saturate color when I work digitally. Today, I'll be giving a brief overview of this. Please note that this post is geared toward people who are familiar with Photoshop, but still searching for how to best use it to colorize their illustrations. Photoshop Geniuses may find the following a little basic. (Digital ninjas, yetis, warriors, and Kevin Sorbos will find this utterly beneath them) For the purposes of this post, I created the above monochrome watercolor to colorize. I usually work over full color watercolors, but this should help keep things a bit simpler. (Just know that you can use all these same principles when working over full color work!) NOW, FIRST OF ALL:…

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