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Tutorial: Coloring Transformers by Dzorek Tutorial: Coloring Transformers by Dzorek
I apologize for the huge file!

I'm not going to lie, this to me foreverrr. A few hours at least. xD

I asked you guys what kind of coloring tutorial you'd like to see and the majority said that they'd like to see how I color Transformers. Though I have to say, after doing this, I realized that coloring Transformers is pretty much the same as how I color my dragons. Just without the fancy white highlights 'n stuff. But I WILL make a dragon/creature tutorial for those who asked for one. c:

This is my coloring process in the program Photoshop CS4.

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The "Splerdge" Brush can be found here: [link]
(It also comes with a few other brushes)

Here's the Z-Brush Tool Presets: [link]
(Includes the Rake and Glow brush)

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But seriously you guys. Fancy brushes don't really play a huge role when it comes to coloring. They're things that you get to play with because IT'S REALLY FUN PLAYING WITH NEW FANCY SHIT. (x

I guess my real "secret" to my coloring lies within all the crazy color balance layers and gradients that I use. And I'm really sorry if that entire part of the tut was confusing. xD
Really I am. I love playing with layers and stuff, and don't always know what I'm doing when I do. It's all fun and experimentation to me! So it was really hard trying to explain the process of how I do them.

But it works for me, and I hope you guys found this helpful! :)

If you have ANY QUESTIONS. ANY AT ALL about the tutorial, or a certain step, please please PLEASE feel free to ask me about it in either a note or comment. Comments are better because then others who might be having the same problem of have the same question can read and see the solution!

Thanks again to all of my new fans and watchers. I appreciate you all. ;u;

Thank you!

Art =Dzorek
Transformers Hasbro
Brushes mentioned in Tutorial *zhuzhu & *Mr--Jack
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ihamza995 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
How many layers did you use?
JACKSPICERCHASE Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
AH-HA~ Great tutorial right there !
I'm still in practice regarding the TFP mechs and this will surely help a great deal
on coloring matters. TwT even tho I end up doing flat ones because my meager skills make me shoo away in the last minute *sob*

thanks for creating this tutorial~ <3
Dzorek Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem! I hope it helps you. :)
Shikutoki Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013
oh wow amazing *-*Pikachu want it pikachu roll head plz Pikachu want it 
Cloudstreamer Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Great job on demonstrating this, it helped me some, but i still get stuck on the 'line-art' part of it. 
I tend to be more of a color artist than a line-artist. But this did help!

Thanks for doing this! :heart:
Dzorek Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem! I'm glad it could be of some help!
SilvaWolf248 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
what did you use to make the line art?
Dzorek Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Photoshop CS4. (:
SilvaWolf248 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No like what brush did you use?
Dzorek Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It says in the tutorial itself. (:
Links to the brushes I used are also in the deviation's description. 
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