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Coloring character TUTORIAL by norli Coloring character TUTORIAL by norli
Finally, a coloring tutorial from me. This one is specific for Adobe photoshop 7 and above users. Feel free to ask question by sending me a note if there parts you don't understand.I know there are other better ways to color using a mouse but you guys asked how i did it so here is the step by step tutorial.

Please check out the preparing line art tutorial first before reading this since i don't want to repeat what i have taught there.

PREPARING LINE ART tutorial is ------> [link]

If you want to see the final product, it is here ------>[link]

There will be another tutorial on finishes such as background, and ways to color details such as jewelleries and clouds.
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Misuto3 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2013  Student General Artist
How do you make your line art so smooth? That's the one thing I have the most trouble with. 
WaterLillyHearts Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is a fantastic tutorial. I have always had issues coloring. I sit here and practice like crazy, trying to find something comfortable, and I think this will help me a lot. I too use a mouse for my work, my tablet broke a few years ago and it has become more comfortable for me to do my computer work with a mouse. Thank you very much for this, it is incredibly detailed and doesn't skip the little things, with nice little pictures to help.
Luckyjinx15 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
arigatou gasaimasu..LOL..this sure helps!
kaizphoenix Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2012  Student General Artist
it'll be more helpful if u submit it to a group....

jn-taichou Featured By Owner May 3, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
thanks you for this tutorial!!! i really enjoyed it!!! :>
Lunerpalace1990 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
what color do you think would make a somber or bleak atmosphere?
AlexPhotoshop Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011
oh! Good job!

Good tutorial!
Gitchgitch Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2010  Hobbyist Interface Designer
thank you for the tutorial :heart:

btw, I always wondering how to set my brush like yours, in pict, your brush has a sharp front and end, mine is always just a simple round brush :confused: so its hard to make a sharp ending.
DemoiselleGothique Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2012  Student General Artist
It's called pen pressure :3
Gitchgitch Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
is pen pressure only available when we use wacom (tablet) or is it also available with mouse?
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