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Old 09-16-2004, 10:34 AM   #1
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Dino, Fernando Lucas (2D)



Title: Dino
Name: Fernando Lucas
Country: Portugal
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some time that I have a ideia for a history of an illustrated book where this dinossauro enters, but as good Portuguese I still did not make nothing, also is truth that I do not have time nor good computer in house.
I go to try to color this sketch, somebody can give suggestions?
 
Old 09-16-2004, 05:33 PM   #2
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PORTUGAL!!!
É sempre bom ver portugueses a fazer coisas porreiras por aqui!

Nice drawing you've got there, m8!
Suggestions on coloring: Divide your layers into planes of action and color them trying different color approaches, in order to achive the better mood and inspiring you.
Nice going, I'm watching you!...
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Old 09-16-2004, 06:57 PM   #3
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Hi mate, nice sketch.

There are many techniques but I found this to be the fastest and easiest:

1. Go to levels and drag the left/bottom slider up to about middle so u get a grey cover over ur image, then use your burn/dodge tool to bring out hi-lights and shadows. Good thing about this is you can get all the tonal ranges done on a grey scale mode. If you don't have a powerful machine this helps.

2. When ur happy with the result change mode to color, then with the brush tool or a pen tool, block out areas of colour. Do this on a separate layer if you want, with the layer setting on colourize.

3. With a brush set on hard/soft and set on 20%-50% strengthen the blacks and vise versa with highlights. I do this on separate layer then I merge all layers. I then go over again with burn/dodge/smuge tool.. for as long as you feel u need to!.. what I mean is depending on the detail your trying to achieve.

4. You should get by with about 4 layers and since you say you don't have a fast machine it should still be fairly easy to handle.

5. Unless ofcourse I completely misunderstood you and am writing something completely irrelevant. In which case pls ignore me.

hope that helps!.
 
Old 09-16-2004, 08:17 PM   #4
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Smile :)

thanks you gang... i will make everything... but I have to do that in my G4 (mac) at work in the lunch time

Portugal!...orgulhosamente sós...
 
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