View Full Version : Blending joints

08-08-2008, 10:53 AM
I've got the DC guide to colouring comics, and I've tried looking up various tutorials online. But one thing I really struggle with when doing lassoing and gradations after the flats is getting a natural look when doing (for instance) a bent leg, or an angled arm where the colour direction should clearly be different for the vertical lower leg compared to the more horizontal upper leg. I just can't seem to lasso at the right point or blend the area without using the smudge tool and it looking off.

What are the best in-detail books out there that discuss some of the specifics rather than just the stages of colouring?

08-08-2008, 05:57 PM
Select the area and just paint in it maybe?

Lord Fejj
08-20-2008, 11:53 PM
after you select something with the lasso, use the quick mask function with a brush to shape the selection more naturally.