Digital Coloring for Comic Books (Spring 2014)
Illustration and Comic Art Online
This class will cover the entire process of coloring a comic book, from color design to print, using a computer.
The goal of the class will be to gain a working knowledge of a variety of techniques in order to complete a project from ideation to the final state. Topics to be covered include: scanning artwork, use of color as a storytelling tool, CMYK vs RGB in the color work-flow, how to "paint" using the computer - with step-by-step instruction, a survey of different computer tools available, color separation and its use to make the finished product look the best possible even on poor quality paper, etc. / Open to students ages 16 and above.
Required Hardware: Wacom tablet, flatbed scanner or high quality camera.
Required Software: Adobe Photoshop.
Strong Suggested Software: Manga Studio, Corel Painter.
Online Learning classes are not eligible for the early registration or multiple class discounts.
3 Credit Tuition: $2250.00