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Greed: Process by mou-s Greed: Process by mou-s
I don't know which category to submit this to because I don't think it qualifies as a tutorial due to the lack of explanations. lol (I have to say, though, that I really don't have many tricks in sleeves... I just paint the same place over and over again until it looks right "orz)

This was my first attempt at doing a coloured painting starting from black and white. I think it makes getting the right values easier, but the overall process was very time-consuming (as I pretty much had to do the painting twice). Maybe I just haven't figured out the shortcuts. =\
Most of my time were spent between 3 and 4, and between 6 and 7.

Btw, if there's a step that you'd like to see more explanations on, let me know in the comments and maybe I can make a tutorial that's...actually a tutorial.

Finished work: [link]
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Maychery Featured By Owner Edited 6 hours ago  Student Writer
wow this reminds me of witch hunter
swallart Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013  Student General Artist
fullmetalbrat Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks for posting this now i kinda know the base of how you color and that will help me make my coloring better :D
SeikouChan Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Do you think it would be possible to do a tutorial on how you paint the face close-up?? Your style is so pretty <3
EriDaiho Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012
Hello, I'm rather concern about the style you are showing in this tutorial. The greyscale it' perfect, but I'd like to know the color layer, how is this supossed to be? on multiply, overlay, dodge... I'd like to know, thanks in advance =)
valentine5792 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012
this is amazing
xelynn Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't get it!! I know how to put colour on a black and white picture but I don't get how you can put it on until it looks like you paint it with colours rather than black wnd white! SENSEI, TEACH US. /bows down/
seniro Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
"Btw, if there's a step that you'd like to see more explanations on, let me know in the comments and maybe I can make a tutorial that's...actually a tutorial."
I would LOOVEEE if you could do a more in-depth tutorial on this piece or the picture you did of Sai from Hikaru no Go! That picture is absolutely gorgeous! :iconsweethugplz:
Yura-chan Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012   General Artist
I always love seeing a process of peoples work ^^
yorunaka Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Excuse me. I just want to ask. When you added in the colors, did you set the color layers at overlay mode?

Ad grisaille does seem to help a lot with values. I think it does with lighting too. Personally, I think I get too distracted by the colors to notice that my lighting is severely off. orz
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