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Postby Cayen1234 on Sat May 25, 2002 11:28 pm

anyone know how to do the shading that's now famous in comic art?
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Postby Sergei on Sun May 26, 2002 12:02 am

The famous sort of shading, as opposed to the kind of shading that was never really appreciated in its lifetime?
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Postby ANTTyro on Sun May 26, 2002 1:50 pm

Soft highlight shading, or what?
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Cool Shading

Postby Odd1 on Sun May 26, 2002 8:45 pm

I feel so uncool... I don't even know what the totaly hip-cool-in popular COMIC SHADING is. Cayen1234, if you could be a bit more specific, I might be able to send you to a good tutorial :D

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Postby ANTTyro on Sun May 26, 2002 9:38 pm

It's either soft, or hard shading...prolly highlighting, at that...
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Postby STrRedWolf on Tue May 28, 2002 10:30 pm

There's a few ways to do it, including using the airbrush tool on a layer in Photoshop/Gimp/PSP to apply light/dark areas in each area. I myself have printed out two copies of a sketch, darkened up one, and rescanned them and tried to match 'em up as close as I can. Results can be mixed.
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Postby ZOMBIE USER 9264 on Mon Jun 03, 2002 4:34 pm

For reference, the style is called 'Cel-Shading' and has been around for ages. Personally, I've always prefered it to actual progressive shading. I do mine extra simple. After I scan and colour something I just take a shade of my colour, maybe 30 points less on all RGB sliders (or whatever is appropriate depending on the colour of the light source) and just draw a line where I want shading to be. Then I fill in the rest with Anti-Aliasing off and tollerence at zero. I hope this helps at all.
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manga shading

Postby Magusferox on Mon Jun 17, 2002 3:40 pm

I'd like to know what is screentone and how it is used. I know its mostly used for a greyscale in japanese comics, but otherwise I know nothing more. Any enlightenment?
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