Thursday, June 7, 2012

5 Steps to Coloring Animation Drawings

In Scene 11, Honey's hand flips a light switch. Here's what the composite will look like:




The steps for coloring the animation are exactly like the previous coloring background post except I did not add a texture—

1. The rough drawing on tracing vellum:



2. The clean pencil drawing on animation bond paper:



3. The inked clean-up drawing:



4. The initial base color:



5. The final color with shadows created using the Burn tool in Photoshop:


I opted to NOT use the black outline for the animation art and instead used a colored line simply because I thought it looked better.

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