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Free Online Webcast Shows You How To Color Comics With Photoshop!

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Do you love comics?  Wish you could work on your own?  Have Adobe Photoshop?  Well prepare yourself for an invaluable tutorial.  Colorist K. Michael Russell has created a webcast giving you tips and tricks of the trade in digital comic book coloring.  All you need to do is go to the website he created, register to watch the video, and get set for a lesson from someone with many credits to his name in the comic business.  Registration is simple and you can select the day and time which works best for you.

Following details are courtesy of coloringcomics.webinar.com:

In this webinar, you’ll learn:

 How to import line art and set up your layers in a few seconds.

 How to add light and shadows to comic art quickly and easily.

 How to create awesome special effects like fire or glowing energy!

 Lots of Photoshop coloring tips & tricks! And at the end I’ll include a link to download a custom set of Photoshop brushes for you to keep!

 

What former attendees are saying: 

  • I found it really engaging and I learned of a lot of new techniques that I wouldn’t have discovered anywhere else. 🙂
  • I’ve been looking everywhere for something like this and am so glad that I can now color my drawings with confidence and success. Thanks so much for making this!
  • I learned a lot and look forward to improving my style and techniques future! Strongly recommend it for anyone that would like to make coloring a full time job.
  • It seems to me that I now have everything I need to get coloring!

 

REGISTRATION BONUS: Sign up for this webcast, and you’ll find a link to the Photoshop file K. Michael Russell will be working on the next page as well as his coloring eBook. He’s also included a checklist for preparing pages for coloring as well.


 

From the colorist himself:

Colorist K. Michael Russell
Colorist K. Michael Russell

I began coloring comics professionally in 2011, and I’ve been a fan of comics as far back as I can remember!

I’ve worked as a colorist for comic book publishers like Image Comics, IDW Publishing, Black Mask Studios, and countless small-press and indie publishers. I’ve worked on Judge Dredd for IDW/2000AD and Hack/Slash for Tim Seeley (Grayson, Batman Eternal, Revival) at Image Comics. I also worked on one of the short stories in the 2015 Harvey & Eisner-nominated In The Dark: A Horror Anthology.

I have two projects coming soon from Image Comics and IDW that I hope to announce in March 2016!

I’m a huge movie fan, guitar player, drummer, and a big fan of movies. I live in Long Beach, Mississippi, with my wife of twelve years, We have two cats!

I hope you enjoy the webcast!


 

To signup for this great webcast, click here.

Visit K. Michael Russell’s Facebook page for more offerings, such as a video on how to clean up pencil lines from scanned art in Photoshop and more!

Jason Bennett
Jason Bennett is PopCultHQ's senior editor, a contributing writer, and comic book reviewer/reporter. He is a big lover of coffee, cats, cooking and comics (plus all things Green Lantern). He is a strong supporter of indie comics, creators, and publishers and Chris Hardwick is his spirit animal (we don't know how to respond to that). Follow Jason on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @TahoeJBennett
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