Scanning and coloring lineart
As we discussed last week, preparing your images for CMYK printing is going to factor into your future as you grow your webcomic business. As such, let’s take a detailed look at some of the specific challenges faced when trying to print comics in color.
First, I’m going to assume that you’re scanning black-and-white lineart in for coloring via Photoshop or some other image-manipulation software. If you’re working in Photoshop using a tablet, feel free to skip ahead. If you’re scanning in full-color paintings, you’ve got a level of complexity I’m not sure I’m qualified to comment upon!