Why knowing how to color is important.
So I wanted to take this time to give some insight into coloring and why I feel it is super important for making a comic look good.
Now people who know me know just how much it bothers me when I see bad coloring. As a Artist who has done his own coloring, I find it to be a very important finishing touch. If done wrong/badly, it can really ruin a page or book, in my eyes.
A few things I want to help point out to new colorists.
1.Learn shading and values. How to make figures and environments look 3D should be what you aim for. A good colorist can even use flat colors to make a image seem 3D.
2.Lighting and color schemes. For these I recommend doing a lot of observing. Don't just study from comic colorists, but actually go outside and study the colors around you. Look at the sky and the way the light from the sun hits the objects around you. The colors of the sky and the ambient light that hits a building