IDW’s Transformers Universe & Me – A Look Back

IDW's Transformers Universe (at least, it's Generation One line) draws to an absolute conclusion this year, neatly tying up over a decade of storytelling that has had a huge impact on Transformers fiction (and to an extent, the toy-line that spawned it). I've been honoured to have worked on the comics as a colourist, so … Continue reading IDW’s Transformers Universe & Me – A Look Back

What The Colourist Doesn’t Tell You.

So you want to colour comic books? Well, I've done that. There's a load of great tutorials out there, but I'm going to give you the REAL skinny on the gritty world of comic book colouring. The dirt that others won't tell you, the stuff that might get me blacklisted for sharing. Breaking In Getting … Continue reading What The Colourist Doesn’t Tell You.

Digital Comic Colouring – How I Do It, Part Three: Shady Highlights

So far, we've prepped the artwork, and readied the flat colours for shading. As with the previous steps, there's no one right way to shade your work. This bit is the most personalised part of colouring, where you really stamp your own style on things. Again, the steps outlined here are how I do my … Continue reading Digital Comic Colouring – How I Do It, Part Three: Shady Highlights