Jimbi Sketch to color with Paint Tools Sai

Jimbi sketch to color

This Jimbi sketch is one of the quick things I did and was the first page in my 2013 sketch book. I’ve decided to try something a little different by using a different program for coloring called ‘Paint Tools Sai’ Which has a lot of features that I simply could not find in Photoshop.

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Flay / Hyena Colored Art

Flay the hyena!

What started out as just a simple sketch evolved into completed pictures and 3-d artwork of a character I dubbed “Flay” the Hyena. I was toying with the concept of cel-shading and seeing if i can do shading using only material properties and no special texture UV maps. See the results for yourself. Nearing the end my 3-d program lightwave was making decent hand-colored pictures.

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Desidra Art

Desidra Art Collective:

Desidra is a section where art fits one of the following categories.

  • The art is extremely old and did not have a date on it.
  • The art was digitally drawn on a amiga 500 with 4mb of ram and a 80mb harddrive. Running Electronic Arts Digi-Paint 3
  • The art was a sketch but the original was list.

About the primitive coloring.

Many of the art pieces items were done on an Amiga 500. The maximum color palette of about 32 colors.You could go up to 4096 color in HAM-8 mode but it was problematic. During this time the software used was called “Digi-Paint” made by Electronic Arts. Resources were tight at the time. However, learning how to color during that era has taught people a level of restraint that may have been lost with modern painting programs.

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