So I ordered the “How to Draw Manga” book on coloring original drawings. The book had a lot of cheesy, silly stuff in it (like being narrated by Manga characters), but it also had some useful information. Probably not $30 worth of useful information, but I managed to crank out something pretty cool after reading the book cover-to-cover.
Here I colored a printout of a picture I drew back in late August. I colored right on ordinary printer paper, and the way that paper allowed the inks to blend was pretty cool.
Cooler still, here’s what the BACK of the paper looks like (flipped horizontally in the digital realm to match the above image):
Now THAT just looks too cool. It’s almost ART (as opposed to the front of the page, which is almost “craft.”)