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Miki and Hip... by AxelMedellin Miki and Hip... by AxelMedellin
Girls and boys, I spent the last week in a franctic search for a coloring style... well, I'm making it up as I go...

This is a page of the upcoming Elephantmen 30. Hip and Miki spend a night in. Oh, man. I'm quite masochistic, I totally enjoy drawing enviroments. And those little things like bottles and ice cubes. I like comics that take you to another world, like those of Ladronn (whose steps I'm following in this particular scene) or Juan Gimenez. Immersive, rich, believable stuff. That's what I'm trying to do from now on.

And yes, I'm a control freak. I love getting to control the final look. I've had excellent colorists so far, but, you know, it's not quite the same...

Oh, and here's an interview where Richard Starkings tells some secrets on the future of the series:

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Hope you like it!
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LJ-Phillips Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Professional
I love your soft coloring and your palette. It's so appropriate to the pathos that permeates this series. Well done :)
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Bladed93 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2011
Well, are you satisfied with the way the colors turned out? To me, they look spiffy; so I'd totally stick with this coloring style...
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takethatsuchtie Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2011
boa klaus du bist einfach der beste künstler O-o
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thepenciler Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2011
I like the style. It looks great.
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cerebraleye Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
I love the way you colored this with the lighting. Great choice on it! it looks cool and lonely even though people are there. You get the atmosphere that these two characters don't know one another too well yet. excellent job!
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TimareeZadel Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your frantic search yielded some awesome results :nod:
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Poetzarelli Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
great artwork! Toplevel!
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Mslokoshow Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Pretty good ! and the colors...yay !
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WillColor Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2011   Digital Artist
Awesome stuff! :D
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KlausScherwinski Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011
Estupendo, tio!! :)
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Sliversun Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2011
Nice work!
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Onikaizer Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
love the coloring style and mood
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GuardaConEso Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2011
Buenisimo Axel! quedó genial! me encantan los colores que elegiste, suaves y armónicos. Le dan mucho clima a la página.
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boomvavavoom Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2011
amazing! Simply amazgin! I love this coloring style you created!!!
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Ferzog Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2011
muy buenos colores, las texturas quedaron asombrosas
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BrenGun Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2011
looks fantastic!!!!
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Viking-Heart Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Brutal, mr.
Ser obsesivo nunca es muy recomendable... pero, bueno... no puedo discutir los resutados XD :thumbsup:
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renecordova Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2011  Professional Filmographer
Rules ¡
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