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Apologies for my voice, which is far more annoying than I realized. Also, sorry for my retarded rambling. I'm no good on the spot and I didn't reherse this.
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Given 2009-11-08
Line Hold video tutorial by ~EraserX Brilliance. John has taught me a ton about coloring, this video is no exception!! A must-view for the entire site. (written by suggester) ( Suggested by OneFreeInternet and Featured by LawrenceDeDark )
ashigaru Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thanks for this one; I like the simplicity to it, and how effective it is.
robinzson Featured By Owner May 21, 2012  Professional General Artist
Probably should've sent you this note months ago, but I LOVE this tutorial for line holds that you've posted. I've used it on almost all of my work recently... both as you've instructed above, and also slightly modified (without the color blur into the line art), to make it look more "traditional."

Either way, I've found it extremely useful and flexible and a definite keeper when I color. Many thanks... you've helped a lot of people with it! :)
–Jason Robinson
kidchuckle Featured By Owner May 11, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
thats a great tutorial!
patbollin Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2011
Oh, and I gave it a try on a job today. Check it out if you're interested: [link]
patbollin Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2011
Mind... Blown. Thanks for sharing!
BO0Radley Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2011
This tutorial is phenomenal! Thanks a bunch! This seriously may change the way I do my pieces, and the order in which I work on the different components in my art.
IvannaMatilla Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2011
Frustration. Anger. More frustration.
That's what I feel now. I've watched this more that 10 times and I still can't seem to get it right. It's because I didn't do the same steps he's done and of course I can't get to the same result. Can please anybody tell me how to start with the channels so I can copy John's same settings? This technique looks wonderful and I'm sure it'll save a lot of time and effort. But I'm not familiar with the channels and the tutorials I've read didn't help at all because with all of them I had different results, and none of them was the same as this. PLEASE HELP! Thank you in advance.
Ronron84 Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2010  Professional General Artist
Do you know if there's a way to do this in Corel Painter X? I tried applying this method to Painter, but I can't seem to make it work and I'm not sure if I'm just doing it wrong or not. I can't quite figure the channels thing out, either. I'll have to watch the vid a few more times. Great work! :)
ArtistaJPEntrenando Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2010
SebasP Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2010  Professional Artist
Thanks a lot for this tutorial :D
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