The first step to coloring a comic book page is laying down the flat colors. Here’s how its done.
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When you head out to the comic shop today, be sure to keep an eye out for the final chapter of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency: A Spoon Too Short!
A Spoon Too Short sees Dirk Gently take on rhino poaching in Kenya and The Tribe With No Words, while confronting untold secrets from his childhood. The world’s weirdest detective proves there is no such word as impossible in his dictionary!
Written by Arvind Ethan David, line art by Ilias Kyriazis, and interior colors by Charlie Kirchoff (that’s me!)
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This one is for all the process junkies out there. Here are images of each step in the coloring process I used on the Star Trek/Green Lantern #5 cover I colored awhile back. The line art is by David Williams.
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