Comic 40 - Page 39 Colored

26th Jan 2012, 3:51 AM in the fight
Page 39 Colored
Average Rating: 5 (18 votes)
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Low 26th Jan 2012, 3:51 AM edit delete
Low
Here's the page that I was fighting with trying to color for a few nights. I'm happy how it turned out but I think I need to use less muted colors... Color choice is what was killing me.

I was so busy with it I forgot to tell Auggie not to tone this page in our usual greyscale. He did a good job on it so I posted it up before this page.

I won't even say how long it took. I really don't know. It was a bad week I think. Those who color their comics every week. I don't know how you do it.
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acts 26th Jan 2012, 4:01 AM edit delete reply
acts
The coloring seems great, as is the art...don't beat yourself up! Subscribed
Low 26th Jan 2012, 4:12 AM edit delete reply
Low
Thank you. I tend to for no reason sometimes I guess.
dpat57 26th Jan 2012, 4:08 AM edit delete reply
dpat57
Indeed, fine job, subtle work noted.
Low 26th Jan 2012, 4:13 AM edit delete reply
Low
Thanks, I appreciate it.
Spinnerlink 26th Jan 2012, 7:13 AM edit delete reply
Spinnerlink
good page! :D
Low 26th Jan 2012, 2:20 PM edit delete reply
Low
Thank you. :D
thatguy1280 26th Jan 2012, 7:14 AM edit delete reply
thatguy1280
oh my goodness this colour looks brilliant
Low 26th Jan 2012, 2:19 PM edit delete reply
Low
Thanks!
Kiybgecz 26th Jan 2012, 7:41 AM edit delete reply
Kiybgecz
DUDE THESE COLORS
SO GOOD
Low 26th Jan 2012, 2:17 PM edit delete reply
Low
Thanks a lot!
Steve the Mew hunter 26th Jan 2012, 8:25 AM edit delete reply
Steve the Mew hunter
suddenly, color.
Low 26th Jan 2012, 2:16 PM edit delete reply
Low
Heh, and just as suddenly it'll be gone.
ekami 26th Jan 2012, 10:31 AM edit delete reply
ekami
Oh my word I love this page so much OwO
The colors and the shading are super lovely~! I would love to see the rest of the comic like this. OwO
Low 26th Jan 2012, 2:05 PM edit delete reply
Low
Thanks! I really wish I could do the rest in color but I don't think I can do it in a timely fashion. Not like this at least. It took too much time and trial and error and frustration just get it this way. But I'm glad you like.
Kristy 26th Jan 2012, 10:31 AM edit delete reply
Kristy
Woooh, even better than I was expecting! (I expected it to be awesome, mind you.)

As for your color choices, I think you did a great job. Dusk tends to dull colors' intensities, so muting them a bit is actually the right thing to do. If they were brighter, it wouldn't be as convincing.

I also love-love all those counter light sources. Man. o3o I need to learn from you and up my game!

Great work!
Low 26th Jan 2012, 1:58 PM edit delete reply
Low
Thanks so much! I actually been copying techniques from here and there. Your method was employed in this actually. I bookmarked that tutorial you did a while back which was very useful. Before that I was using black as shader for other comics more often than I should.

I havent developed a method yet so it's taking way too long to do unless I do a simple version of cell shading. I figured I'd go all out on this though.
armandoB 26th Jan 2012, 11:54 AM edit delete reply
armandoB
nice art
Low 26th Jan 2012, 2:27 PM edit delete reply
Low
Thanks man.
Agent0Gecko 26th Jan 2012, 11:57 AM edit delete reply
Agent0Gecko
This is great! Why haven't I read this before?
Low 26th Jan 2012, 1:45 PM edit delete reply
Low
Thanks! Probably due to it not being as eye catching in black and white. This was just my latest attempt at color which still takes too long to be practical for me.
cocoadagio 26th Jan 2012, 12:04 PM edit delete reply
cocoadagio
Hey this is more than awesome!! Don't push yourself too hard!! You have really done a great job!! Incredibly well done Low! Love it so so much! <3

Just hope the sun won't be going too fast, or it will be too dark for them to fight :P
Low 26th Jan 2012, 2:10 PM edit delete reply
Low
Yeah that might not be good for Low and Aug.
RG2Cents 26th Jan 2012, 12:41 PM edit delete reply
RG2Cents
Very Impressive!
Low 26th Jan 2012, 2:09 PM edit delete reply
Low
Thank you.
connorduh 26th Jan 2012, 3:26 PM edit delete reply
connorduh
The second panel here is my favorite image from the whole series so far! Nice job
Low 26th Jan 2012, 11:28 PM edit delete reply
Low
Glad to hear it, thanks!
Tantz Aerine 26th Jan 2012, 3:42 PM edit delete reply
Tantz Aerine
The color looks fantastic! Your work paid off :)
Low 26th Jan 2012, 11:28 PM edit delete reply
Low
Thanks it was also fun for a bit in the begining there.
Owl 26th Jan 2012, 11:10 PM edit delete reply
Owl
The treasure chest is magic! It was gone last page but is back again XD. In all seriousness though, great comic! It's really entertaining!
Low 26th Jan 2012, 11:27 PM edit delete reply
Low
Thank you. And thanks for pointing out the missing treasure. I just fixed it. :)
davemation 26th Jan 2012, 11:34 PM edit delete reply
davemation
I think it looks great. The muted tones give it a dusk kind of feel that I always have a hard time with. Sometimes the work that is hard and tiring forces you to do your best, and besides artists never like their own stuff.
Low 26th Jan 2012, 11:38 PM edit delete reply
Low
Yeah, that's true with me. I love everyone elses work but I can get frustrated on my own stuff. It is pretty silly.
MasterofWeirdness 27th Jan 2012, 5:17 PM edit delete reply
MasterofWeirdness
Nice colors... From the comments above it looks like I'm saying what everybody else is saying though :I

With great colors comes great famousness? Dunno.
Low 27th Jan 2012, 5:56 PM edit delete reply
Low
Heh thanks. It's the color all of a sudden surprise.
0ldCore 27th Jan 2012, 6:53 PM edit delete reply
0ldCore
Very nice page!
Low 29th Jan 2012, 2:57 PM edit delete reply
Low
Thanks!
Kay 28th Jan 2012, 1:32 AM edit delete reply
Kay
Maaan, I wish I were as good as you are with lightning and shadows ;-;
Low 29th Jan 2012, 2:42 PM edit delete reply
Low
Thanks. I never noticed any problems with the way you use lighting. Your coloring always look good.
Doomy 28th Jan 2012, 4:43 AM edit delete reply
Doomy
Ohgawd this pageeee.

Sooooo epic. x]
Low 29th Jan 2012, 2:43 PM edit delete reply
Low
Thanks! Wishing I could make every page epic in color.. But can't. Oh well.
Bandkanon 29th Jan 2012, 1:31 PM edit delete reply
Bandkanon
CB Coloooorrrrrrrr.

GOD it's so pretty!
Low 29th Jan 2012, 2:56 PM edit delete reply
Low
:D
Ginger Phoenix 31st Jan 2012, 1:39 PM edit delete reply
Ginger Phoenix
Beautiful colour job, real nice looking work! :D
Low 4th Feb 2012, 2:07 AM edit delete reply
Low
Thanks so much :)
dougwarner59 3rd Mar 2012, 11:16 AM edit delete reply
dougwarner59
It has been a while sense I have been to this site. I was kind of wary about coming back because my last comments were slightly negative (but mostly positive), still some artist are real touchy about what is said to them. Apparently you did not take it in a negative way seeing how you were nice enough to evaluate my artwork. Based on all the other people’s comments I guess I really don’t need to tell you how good this pages looks but still I gotta say this page looks fantastic!!! This is what you would actually see in a comic book. It must take forever to make it look this good. Anyways, I suppose you are getting tired of everyone telling you how great you are so I will let you get back to doing what you do best.
Low 3rd Mar 2012, 12:02 PM edit delete reply
Low
I'm still not comfortable coloring in one particular way so that's why it takes me so long. Thanks for the compliments I always appreciate them. I'm here for feedback mostly on the artwork so positive or negative is equally helpful.
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