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A color science expert's must-have coloring guide for manga and anime artists
Author Teruko Sakurai, Japan's leading colorist, applies her expert knowledge of color to drawing effective anime and manga. Starting with the basics, Sakurai shares her secrets on how to provide your characters and scenes with the right colors to accurately express their moods and actions.
Here are just some of the key topics presented in this all-in-one handbook:
- How to select the right hair and eye colors to express the personality and mood of a character
- The basics of color theory and how to match the color palette of a scene with the story being told
- Color's role in conveying emotion-- and the essential colors used to capture a particular mood
- Hundreds of palette color combinations and swatches with CMYK and RGB percentages-- all at your fingertips
This book shows you how to become a skilled digital colorist just by following a few simple guidelines--and how to refine your illustrations further using professional-level digital shading and coloration techniques. With hundreds of tips and sample palettes to refer to, Anime & Manga Digital Coloring Guide
is a book every manga and anime artist will want to have.