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Due to popular demands ,I decided to make a coloring tutorial .To avoid page stretch ,I used flash to make a book like tutorial .I had a lot of fun working with flash, though it was frustrating at times. I checked the tutorial 4 times ,and had 2 friends tested it /correct it for me ,so it should work smoothly .

Just a Note. This tutorial is not for beginners ,it's for people with at least some understanding of how digital programs work .This tutorial is very general that means it have about a little of everything .

Tip .If you have trouble with picking colors or shading ,then you should probably try to find some good references on google (cloth ,skin ,shoes ,etc) . It helps a lot .Also picking colors comes with experience, you can't expect to learn it in one day ,again the best way to learn about the different tone combination is to find references and learn from them .

Well then, Enjoy ! If you have any questions about the tutorial , please comment here ,I'll get back to you asap : )

Tutorial made with flash 8
Programs recommended for this tutorial : Paint tool sai ,Photoshop ,opencanvas ,Painter
finished picture here -> [link]
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Suggester's words: Coloring Tutorial by =sakimichan its easy to understand and very useful for digital artists. ( Suggested by abiparmenter and Featured by FantasyStock )
Doitsuki Featured By Owner 13 hours ago
Annalee-Sama Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Very Helpful. Thank you!
Metchiren Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New member Hobbyist General Artist
AldebaranJewel Featured By Owner 4 days ago   Digital Artist
This was very very helpful.  Thank you! :)
cronasonlyfriend Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome tutorial! One question though: I've used both the watercolor blur tool and the brush to blend the colors, but never the airbrush. Can you briefly explain how you would use that tool to blend?
AMO17 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014   General Artist
Thanks a lot for posting this tutorial.  I'm trying to branch into digital painting from what I usually do which is basic cell shading, and it's a huge leap for me.  The tips shown here will help a lot. 
Sherakianni Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014
finally I found the tutorial I searched for long time. Thanks!
Pink-freak Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome tutorial :D
thank you this is very helpful :heart:
EcstaticMind Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Simple, clear and very instructive. Thank you very much.
bluenewa96 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you! I will practice with this so that someday I can become even half as amazing as you are.
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