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Colorist on Color: Rico Renzi

This week’s installment of Colorists on Coloring we interview Rico Renzi. You’ll recognize his iconic work from Marvel’s Squirrel-Girl & Spider-Gwen. Rico has a very innovative mind and a sweet heart. You can support him by picking up his work from No Longer Mint, attending Heroes Con in Charlotte, NC or giving him a digital hi five over @whoisrico Where did you learn to draw? I don’t know, I’ve always drawn. I remember drawing lots of jets and superheroes in first grade. Mom and Dad both drew but I didn’t really find that out until I was older. What...

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Colorist on Color: Matt Wilson

We had a chance to talk to longtime colorist Matt Wilson. You can follow Matt on Twitter and buy his shirts and prints on Big Cartel. You work in CMYK, but a lot of young artists are used to the rich purples of RGB. How do you maintain such lush purples in CMYK? I looked at some of my pages that use purple (the first three issues of Waid/Samnee Daredevil focused on The Purple Man). It’s more about the other colors on the page besides the purple. When I want to use purple as the most important color on the...

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Colorist on Color: Interview with Megan Wilson

Hello, and welcome to another interview! This time I had the pleasure to chat with Megan Wilson. You know her work from Hellcat, Then Emily Was Gone, and lots of covers with Nick Pitarra. She’s a real kick in the boot. You can follow her on Twitter @MeganEngiNerd or peep her great Instagram. You use a wonderful variety of greens. How do you think about green? How do you create enough contrast in your greens? How do you develop your greens for your palettes? What draws you to green? Thank you! Do I use an abnormal amount of green?! Greens...

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Colorist on Coloring: What Is a Flatter?

Hey there, have you been wondering just what the heck a flatter does? Well I am going to give you another long serious professional dissection of what a flatter does and why it is important. To further prove that I am a very boring person obsessed with minutia. [You’re very interesting actually — Ed.] A flatter is a technician. First and foremost a flatters job is to create precise, accurate, abutting selections. When comics are printed the colors are separated into four plates. CMYK. These plates will often shift a small amount, because they are attached to enormous machines...

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Colorist on Color: Interview with Jeremy Colwell

I am happy to share this interview with Jeremy Colwell as our first of many colourist conversations! Jeremy is a colorist for DC, IDW, Image and Dark Horse. In this interview we discuss a little about color, a little about his history and a lot about his love of his family. Since this was our first interview, conducted around holidays and deadlines, it’s a little light. Be sure to holler at me if you have some questions for colorists! You can follow Jeremy on Twitter: @Jeremy_Colwell ML: You’ve done a wide variety of work. What do you think has...

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