In this video, learn about adding color to a black line drawing.
- [Instructor] What if you want to take the black line … and color it, so you have your line layer, I'll go through … this one more time, we have our mask our line, … and then we have all the different parts on layers. … So let's make a new layer here. … I'm going to call it ink for an ink line, … and we will hold on out option a nested inside the line. … Now anything I draw will be masked to the black line. … So let's use I, hit I on the keyboard … and select the skin color. … And now we'll pick a lighter version of that maybe up here, … click okay, and now if we zoom in, pick the brush tool. … You can see we have an amazing instant effects … of an incline. … And again, if I hold on out option and pull it out, … you see how crude that is, how quickly we can add this. … So what I'm doing is imagining a light source from up here. … So imagine that we have light hitting the top … of the character and I'm just painting it in for I think … they should go there'll be shadows on the other area. …
This course was created by Dermot O' Connor. We are pleased to offer this training in our library.
- Drawing the character
- Layering and coloring
- Animating with layers
- Drawing keys and breakdowns
- Drawing inbetweens
- Animating objects vs. characters
- Rendering the animation