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The Complete Digital Comic, Part 2: Inking in Illustrator

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This is part two in my series of tutorials about how to make comic book art on the computer. If you have not read the first part, Sketching and Pencilling in Photoshop, you might want to give it a look. Go ahead, I’ll wait…

Ready? Okay, now that we have a nice and refined pencil sketch, it’s time to give it some ink.

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Dani’s Videos #11: Digital Ink and Paint

This is a small line and color job done on the computer. I first created my drawing using Adobe Illustrator, then copied it into Photoshop to put some basic paint onto it.

For more information about this process, see my previous posts here:

http://danidraws.com/2006/12/13/video-notes-bake-sale-brush-tool/

http://danidraws.com/2007/01/08/creating-line-drawings-in-adobe-illustrator/

Download the video here: Digital Ink and Paint (Quicktime, 3:45, 12.41 MB)

Creating Line Drawings in Adobe Illustrator

One Grumpy Dude

This is one grumpy dude. He was created in Adobe Illustrator with the brush tool. I don’t use the program a lot, but when it comes to “inking” my drawings, I find it very useful. Here’s an in-depth look into the making of this cute little grandpa guy including:

  • How to place a sketch into a new document
  • Some digital drawing tips
  • How to fix little mistakes after you’ve drawn your stroke
  • Ways to finish and color your drawing

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