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basic coloring tutorial by Cyzra basic coloring tutorial by Cyzra
edit--> it was brought to my attention that I had uploaded an uncorrected tutorial. sorry for all the spelling errors- i'm a bit dyslexic and flip many of my words around. so here's the spell-checked version :)

many of you have asked me for a tutorial so i've finally put together a step by step of my process. it's not much and is very simple but maybe it'll help a little :)
cheers!

oh, and by the way, if you ever commission me to do a character design, this is an example of the screen caps you would be getting every step of the way.
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NikaBta Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi, thanks for this tutorial, it really helped me get started on my digital drawing
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Blutender-Engel Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This looks awesome. However there is a problem I have. What I don't understand is how to color within the outlines only. I've heard there is a way with connecting layers with ALT key. I'm sick and tired of coloring and having always to erase around the outlines or certain areas. Isn't there some trick, some special way to make this easier? Maybe you or other people could help me?
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Cyzra Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
hmm, i don't know of any easy tricks. i just paint the general shape and then color within the selection--keeps it clean for the most part. after everything is done and flattened i clean up anything i don't like.
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neromatherson Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
which the best tool for coloring Tablet or Mouse?
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Cyzra Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
definitely tablet. the mouse isn't pressure sensitive.
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Elafros Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2010
I love the way the jewels turned out <3 I can never make jewels so pretty TT^TT *is envious* XD
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RolandBoyce Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Really like your tutorial it is a big help ,posted some thing like this myself not to long ago but I don't explain things nearly as well as you do.
Put this in my collection of tutorials .:)
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Cyzra Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
glad it helped :)
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Frozen-song Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010
I can't wait to use this method.
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sebau Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2010   Digital Artist
Thanks for posting this, Cyzra. You do really super work!
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