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Manga Studio 5 Beginner's Guide by Michael Rhodes

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Time for action – basic painting techniques for comics

In this section, we'll be taking a different approach compared to other exercises. Here, we'll search out paintings and other examples of colored comic art to serve as both inspiration and learning exercises. By looking at these examples, we can then try to emulate them in our own coloring. There is no right or wrong way in this. We are expanding our artistic horizons and challenging ourselves to go outside our comfort zone. The more we put into this exercise, the more we'll get out of it. We can do this by performing the following steps:

  1. Find some examples of different kinds of artwork for examples of coloring and for inspiration for experiments:
    • Search the Internet for impressionist and abstract ...

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