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Karla Ortiz (& Friends) and Dave McKean On AI


Arnie Fenner

Conversations—both pro and con, both worried and curious—have continued over the past few months about AI images generated through "scraping" prompts and we've already discussed it a little bit here on Muddy Colors. Still, there are many, many unanswered questions and legitimate concerns about the overarching legality of how these things are doing what they do along with the potential financial impact on commerical artists in every industry. Everyone is trying to figure out just…

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Comic Book Coloring — Part 2 of 3


Paolo Rivera

November 30, 2022 - IRON MAN VARIANT COVER (sans inks). 2012. Ink(ed by Joe Rivera) on Marvel board, digital color. 11 × 17.25″. Step-by-Step post Apologies for having posted this art previously, but it's the subject of today's video (I figure that's a good enough excuse). Now that we have the technical info out of the way, I want to get to the heart of the matter: how to choose color. I've written about color many times before, but as always, there's a world of difference between theory and practice. This post is all about the latter. Put simply, it's trial and error. Starting with artwork that's been flatted, I use the Magic Wand (tolerance set to 0) to select each patch of color that I want to modify. I then use the Hue/Saturation/Brightness command (under Image > Adjustments,…

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