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Digital Inking Demonstration 02

Here’s a follow up to my follow up on “My Process of Complication“.  The final version of this image can be found in “Nocturnal Battle“.

3 Comments to Digital Inking Demonstration 02

  1. by Anthony Zierhut

    On June 8, 2010 at 1:54 pm

    Thanks for this, Doug! Very interesting, some of the choices you made there. Too bad there’s only a hint of what’s going on in your layers palette. I especially love the loose “scribble” shading done in mid-tone gray, then pushed to black at the end. Seems like it would make spotting the blacks less “risky” while you’re doing it, but no one knows the difference when you’re done. Very clever! Thanks again…

  2. by admin

    On June 9, 2010 at 5:49 am

    The shading was always done in black, but on a separate layer with the opacity set at fifty percent. This allows me to see my primary ink line underneath and encourages me to bold with my blacks. When I’m finished I change the opacity back to one hundred percent. Other than that, they’re is nothing tricky going on with my layer palette.

  3. by saraba73

    On August 7, 2010 at 4:45 pm

    it seems so simple in fast motion. I am still trying to grab the reins on PS7.0 and i am nowhere near that good. I want to publish my work online soon. But for now its all hand drawn and inked. I wish I had your talent.

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