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Take a gander at all the doodles I've drawn through out the month. I'll be posting sketches on building my characters, What the drawing looks like before and after color, and I might also throw some random nonsense or cool drawings from my other artsy fartsy friends and awesome people I admire.

COLORING PAGES 2

Success! I was so proud to pull of this glare. I think I can still approve upon it, however this is a great start. Thanks for reading my step by step coloring and I hope it's been of any help. I'll be posting more in the future, perhaps I'll tackle my Illustrator style of coloring. Until then, smell ya later!

Lastly I added some shine in the entrails. I also wanted to try out a glare from the sun. Never tried it before so I though I would start on the top layer, above the inks, give the circles a transparency and color them in a spectrum.

 I used a liner burn for the clouds to look like they are. It seems to highlight the color underneath and the specks with in the cloud.

I used a liner burn for the clouds to look like they are. It seems to highlight the color underneath and the specks with in the cloud.

I shade the clouds with a dark orange color bordering on brown. I figured they will lend with the color of the clouds.

The end result was really effective. I think the clouds came out rich and vibrant. A great highlight to contrast when I will shade the clouds. And as you can see I began shading the entrails with grey.

I wanted to experiment a little with highlighting the cloud. So I tried a greenish grey color. I had no idea how it would turn out.

Now the foreground, I add the golden orange color to contrast with the Tripod. I also erase little specks with my brush. It gives a translucent look to the could and it's kind of my style. I also began coloring the brain like entrails that seem to be piloting the machine. Naturally I chose magenta.

In this instance, I applied a color burn on the robot and shade to create depth in the picture and to highlight the pale violet underneath.

 A lot of times, when I shade, I start with a neutral color like grey. It gives the perfect balance between a burn and a dodge. You could go either way with it.

A lot of times, when I shade, I start with a neutral color like grey. It gives the perfect balance between a burn and a dodge. You could go either way with it.

Phase 2 is the mid ground. I block out the Alien Tripod with a pale violet color. I have plans to color the dust and sand with more of golden color, so I figured coloring the machine purple would contrast well with the cloud of dust.

To finish off the sky I just added a bit of color in the sun and a little color around the sun.

Then I used the same Erasing technique on the first flat color, because I wanted to leave some positive space to show the sun shining bright. I think it's even more effective now because of the contrast between the white and the rust color.

I placed a Burn transparency on the last flat to give a rich and vibrant look to the sky. Almost like a setting sun.

Next I wanted to add depth to the sky so I wanted to shade with the rust colored blood orange to keep with warm color scheme.

I then erased the background through transparencies focused around the sun. Each stroke becoming greater with each stroke to give a illuminating effect. As if the sun is radiating light.

I start off with a flat color for the sky. My initial thought was a blue sky, but after re opening this project with fresh eyes, I felt like warm colors would suite it better. So I chose this pale cream color as my base.

Here's the original black and white by James Harren.

This was the reference Color I had to go off on. Coloring by Dylan McCare

Here's another coloring tutorial, inks brought to you by James Harren. Check out his twitter page at: https://twitter.com/JamesHarren1 he's a hella dope artist and much thanks for letting me barrow this masterpiece.