Hi-Fi Color for Comics is back and better than ever — Available exclusively from Amazon & Comixology

This revised and updated edition of Hi-Fi Color for Comics allows you to unleash your creativity with the latest Adobe Photoshop techniques and coloring secrets from the masters at Hi-Fi. Learn digital coloring from start to finish–taking your art from black-and-white to stunning full color! In the pages of Hi-Fi Color for Comics you will learn:

  • Importing Art: Scanning & importing art & combining multiple scans into one image

  • Color Flatting: Breaking down images into flat color

  • Light & Shadow: Defining light sources to create mood and focus

  • Color Selection: Choosing colors for clarity and visual storytelling

  • Color Rendering: Painting with light the Hi-Fi way

  • Advanced Brush Techniques: Master brushes & learn how to make your own custom brushes

  • Color Holds: Add depth and dimension by changing black line-art to color

  • Special Effects: Fire effects, flares, sparkles, glows, muzzle blasts, & more.

  • Color Separation: Create CMYK color files with trapping for professional commercial printing & publishingEach chapter features Step-by-step tutorials while full-color illustrations guide you through each concept, ensuring your success.

Features step-by-step tutorials that lead you through the entire coloring process, from scanning, flatting and rendering to color holds, special effects and color separations.

Comes with access to download all the art files you need for the lessons in the book (no CD/DVD required!), plus Adobe Photoshop tools and scripts to streamline key processes so you can focus on being creative. Packed with tips that will save you time and yield dynamic results.

Focuses on Adobe Photoshop CS2 and newer including Photoshop Creative Cloud (with keyboard commands for both Macintosh and Windows). This is the definitive book on coloring for amateurs and professionals alike–from comic book fans and Photoshop whizzes who want to color for the fun of it, to colorists looking to perfect their skills, to graphic arts professionals in search of something new to offer their clients.


  • Tips on how to use Adobe mobile apps to create dynamic Photoshop brushes, color palettes, and more and how to synch them with Photoshop on your desktop or laptop computer

  • Includes shortcut pages with all Adobe Photoshop keyboard shortcuts and quick reference for commonly used Hi-Fi steps, actions, & scripts.

  • NUMBER 1 FEATURE REQUEST! The print edition of Hi-Fi Color for Comics has been upgraded to spiral binding allowing the book to lay completely flat while you follow the tutorials. The spiral binding also allows the book to be folder over on itself reducing the footprint of the book when working in a classroom, coffee shop, or other location where space is at a premium.

Hi-Fi Color for Comics: Revised and Updated Edition is available exclusively from Amazon and Comixology. Order your copy today!

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