Working with line art


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Working with line art

Here we're going to see how we can turn this piece of line art into a piece of colored line art, very easy and very effective and pleasing technique. So this is our starting point. Firstly, if you've scanned this, or if you've inherited this from somebody else, maybe it's in the Grayscale Blend Mode, in which case it needs to be converted to RGB or CMYK. Possibly it's even in the Bitmap Blend Mode, in which case you'll need to convert to Grayscale and then to RGB or CMYK. Step number one here is, we need to clean up the outline.

If you've scanned a pencil sketch, this is particularly appropriate, you're going to find that you have dark and light gray lines and you want to simplify the line. We don't have too much of that going on, but the black outline is not really 100% black and the white area is not 100% white either. We can confirm that with our Info panel, if we move over the area of the petals. We're not seeing 255, 255, 255 for our Red, Gree...

Working with line art
Video duration: 8m 48s 5h 18m Intermediate

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Working with line art provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Photoshop for Designers: Color

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Design
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Photoshop
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