Coloring sparkly magic effects
Magic effects are useful in a variety of comics, from fantasy to magical girls. Here's one way to make sparkly blasts of magic fly from your character's fingertips!
Follow these steps to make some magic:
- Start with a canvas or drawing to add your effect to. In the following screenshot, we are working on an A4-sized, 350 dpi color canvas. A hand has been drawn on it to provide a reference point for the magic effect.
- Make a new raster layer above or below your line art, if applicable.
- Select the Airbrush(B) tool and then the Hard subtool. Rough out the general shape of the magic energy. As shown in this screenshot, ...