8 Super Tutorials for Comic Artists

Pick up some new skills for your next comic art project with these 8 helpful tutorials from the ArtStation Marketplace.


Inking Techniques

by Hue Teo

In Hue’s tutorials, you will learn about the technical aspect of inking. Discover new techniques for inking that you can transfer to your own inking projects. The asset pack also includes Photoshop brush packs.

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Stylized Visual FX Using Cutout Filter

by Didier Nguyen

Make your action scenes pop with Didier’s stylized cutout filter tutorial. In this package asset, find commentary videos and PSD files that will help you to create your own stylized visual effects.

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Art on a Time Budget

by Joi Rudi

As many of the artists in our recent Practical Career Insights interview confirmed, time is a precious resource for comic artists. Joi’s guide teaches you how to make every practice moment count. The asset pack comes with a PDF time budgeting guide, art technique video guides, and other reference documents.

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Characters – Designing & Drawing

by Clint Cearley

In this ebook by MTG artist Clint Cearley you’ll look at the process of character design from sketching thumbnails to final painting. Every step is shown with examples and case studies. You’ll also dive into relevant related topics like shape language, design philosophy, anatomy, and methodologies. These side investigations carry the bulk of the information needed to improve your character refinement.

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Foundation Art Group – Sketching for Environment: Environmental Foundation

by Foundation Art Group

Learn the basics of environment sketching with this 1.5 hour long video lecture and demonstration.

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CGT #5: Applications of the Three Value Composition Tutorial

by Alex Chow

Learn to simplify your compositions into three brightness values with this tutorial from Alex Chow. Keep things simple and find the perfect shot for your characters and environments!

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How to Color a Comic Page

by Harrison yinfaowei

In this tutorial Harrison explains how to color a comic book page from start to finish in Photoshop. He covers cleaning up line art, picking colors and adding lighting, exporting files, layer setup, and more. Tutorial videos and PSD files are included so that you can more easily follow along.

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Super Human Anatomy for Artists Course

by Nikolay Naydenov

Learn human anatomy from 3D Character Artist Nikolay Naydenov! Nikolay introduces the form of the human body with a Photoshop draw-over before moving into a ZBrush sculpting demonstration. He also touches on muscles, painting skin, and some select poses.

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