Category Archives: colors



It’s true that this comic took a few twist and turns (and pauses) after what was a great start. I’m so proud we stuck with it. Anyone who ever seriously wanted to¬† make comics has had the experience of getting … Continue reading

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It’s almost 1am as I type this. The Amelia team got together tonight for an all-nighter-ish work session. It was time to gather and knock out a bunch of art. Progress is good. Josh is only a handful of panels … Continue reading

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strong progress

As promised, when we showed up to Chris’, a number of newly colored images awaited us. His work continues to inspire. I love the overall tone in the above image. Everything just works together in a intelligent mixture of grays … Continue reading

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like a symphony of light

oh man… our girl looks so beautiful in full color! The trio (Mike, Josh, and Chris) got back together tonight to eat spring rolls, listen to They Might Be Giants, and make a comic book. Chris’ colors on this project … Continue reading

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a progression of color

I asked our colorist, Chris Garcia, to show us what coloring an image looks like in several stages. This will be panel 3 in our story: Chris starts with the image above. Josh’s line art has been scanned and cleaned … Continue reading

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first colors from Chris… and they look gorgeous

It didn’t take Chris long to start turning colors around. Earlier this afternoon he sent us a first proof of panel one. That version needed just a bit of tweaking, a little less harsh on the lighting, a little less … Continue reading

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big news for us

Amelia took a quantum leap forward tonight with the addition of a new member to our team. Chris Garcia is a professional colorist who has worked for several big league comic book companies including Wildstorm, CrossGen, and Marvel- where he … Continue reading

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