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Hey everyone!

I would like to thank all the artist who have sent color samples, there has been a lot of people interested and I've seen a lot of fantastic work, so really thank you for giving it a shot and put time into it.

Due to the amount of samples I've been getting I won't be able to reply to all the submissions but believe me , I've seen all of them so far.  I will contact the artist or artists  personally if I'm interested in you work so please be patient since there are a lot of submission being revised.


Just to get some questions out of the way:

-You can color as many samples as you want, form 1 to 4 is fine.

-There is no time limit on submitting work  so take you time!

-you can mail the images at "jorgemolinamolina@hotmail.com" or at my DA account

-PLEASE! no hi res files, only low res.

- add "color sample" to the headline of the E-mail.

Lot of people are asking for feedback on their samples and while I can't go to each artist individually, I'll just point some of general mistakes sometimes colorist make;

One of the major mistakes people make is the use of white tones (fantastic four outfits in this case) since there is no value to it people just assume white will always be white and it's shadows  always grey, you have to keep in mind that white takes the tone of the light that surrounds it, if you have a white cloth on a moon light the white turns blueish and shadows purple or blueish, if you put it agains sun light it may have oranges or yellow tones, it's all very subtle, but that subtleness and details makes a huge difference.

Another note is the use of materials, always keep in mind that different materials behave different to light so as a colorist it's expected to have that knowledge, some artist just add volume to the images but forget of how a metal would look next to a cloth or to a human skin, just get some ref images to study how the materials look. it's all in the details!

And last, the trickiest one..adding "mood" to a scene, I'm pretty sure as a fellow artist you have sometime seen an image and get this feeling of being in the scene or really believing that what you're seeing is a real place even thou it's on another galaxy, that's achieved by the "mood" on the scenes and mood is something hard to teach, since it involves adding colors as a whole and making the whole image "click" so again, practice...look at "moody" movies and try to study the colors on those scenes,  figure out how each mood affects the scene. War movies usually have a general brownish/green tone to depict pain and struggle while sic-fi will use more of a bluish/green or erotic scenes use  of reds to accentuate  the passion. So pay attention to details and look around!

Again, thanks to all the artist who have been interested and hope I solved some issues.

-JM



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:iconfalynevarger:
FalyneVarger Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Professional General Artist
I only just recently found this, so I'm probably coming in a bit late. ^^; Are you still looking over the submissions? Or have you closed this?
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MrFixit741 Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
On the oft chance that you are still searching.. I just completed page 4 ..so far .. [link] I plan to do the other 3 also
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oICEMANo Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012  Professional General Artist
Gah! Can't believe I missed this! Ah well. DLed the files for future practice/portfolio anyways. Thanks!
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sapienstoonz Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Professional General Artist
Tu ya conseguiste colorista Jorge?han pasado 2 meses desde la convocatoria y quisiera saber si ya hubo un feliz ganador :)
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spidermanfan2099 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2012
Hey Jorge, you got my email no doubt, but here's a link to the coloured page here on DA anyway! Thanks again for the opportunity :D

[link]
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DigitalCutti Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012  Professional
Just sent my submission! Thanks so much for the awesome lines to work on!

On a side note it has been really cool to see all the different takes on the pages so far... great ideas out there!
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XganglyX Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012  Professional General Artist
Hey all you awesome colorists! I flatted ZurdoM's lovely X-men pages for all of you use and make your lives a little easier, so have fun!!!

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(also I'm open for flatting work, so if you need anything done hit he up. I'm cheap, thorough, and FAST!)
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:iconchokutsuki:
Chokutsuki Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2012
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:iconruizmoreno:
ruizmoreno Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012
While in no form do I believe I qualify for this, I had a ton of fun practicing on this page and I thank you for offering them to us. I'm always looking for hi-res files to practice and perfect my coloring on and you offered four pages to do so. Here's my first post to Deviant based off one of the pages you offered: X-Men 16 Page 4 and thanks again!
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:iconmarvelleftw:
marvelleftw Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012  Professional General Artist
Hello Jorge :wave:, have you seen these pages already? [link]
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:iconzurdom:
ZurdoM Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012
I have, thanks for submitting..great work!
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:iconmarvelleftw:
marvelleftw Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012  Professional General Artist
Awesome, thanks on both counts! :)
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:iconandrew-henry:
andrew-henry Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
so when do we know zurdom if we r accepted or not .....and when to get our chance ..or exposure ....??
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:icondwa-cztery:
dwa-cztery Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
still actuall or im late ? :/
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:icongraconius:
Graconius Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
LOL, I think I hit all the "don’ts” in my submission. Thanks for the tips though.
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red-viper-of-dorne Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2012
show em show em show em!!
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:iconnicchapuis:
NicChapuis Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Aww man I wish I would have seen this earlier.
I will definitely give it a shot if it is not too late yet.

-Nic
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:iconzurdom:
ZurdoM Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2012
you're on time
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:iconnicchapuis:
NicChapuis Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Great =D

I will send you a note.

-Nic
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:iconivandeleon:
ivandeleon Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2012
Yo estoy haciendo algunos para practicar
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sapienstoonz Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2012  Professional General Artist
Hola Jorge,teniendo en cuenta tu journal y los detalles que haz dado para tener en cuenta,aqui te vuelvo a adjuntar las 4 paginas con algunos ajustes.
Espero te gusten:
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:iconzurdom:
ZurdoM Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2012
Si me llegaron, ahora bajo estas, gracias!
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:iconsapienstoonz:
sapienstoonz Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
Gracias Jorge,te agradezco tu tiempo y dedicación a cada uno de nosotros,los postulantes.
Te leo pronto.
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SketchProof Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I thought :iconrobaato: did a great job on some of your pages. His color palette is almost like yours. Keep him in mind.
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partical0 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012
cool I'm working on a few pages myself.
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:iconchokutsuki:
Chokutsuki Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012
I'm currently working on the last page and touching up the previous ones but here's a sample of what I've done thus far [link]
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:iconandrew-henry:
andrew-henry Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
so can we post the colored pages here on deviant Zurdom...??? hope i 'm one of the people that got ur interest..???
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:iconzurdom:
ZurdoM Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012
Sure, no problem posting you work on your websites
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:iconandrew-henry:
andrew-henry Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
so does this mean u haven't seen the high res ones ...so should i send it again ...??
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:iconzurdom:
ZurdoM Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012
I did, no worries
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:iconandrew-henry:
andrew-henry Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
no worries ...omgggggggggg zurdom have seen my works ......omgggggg.....
so plz plz tell me the truth ...i know it already since i was working on the first panel ....no chance for me to work at marvel right ????...
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:iconandrew-henry:
andrew-henry Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
thanx mr.Jorge and i 'm honored to be a part of this ...:)
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Madboy-Art Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
yo vi esto hace solo 2 dias quisiera saber si aun puedo enviártelos para adelantar alguno este fin de semana
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:iconzurdom:
ZurdoM Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2012
Si, claro! no hay tiempo estimado de entrega.
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Plugin848y Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm having fun with them I must say, I don't think I'm of the right standard, but it's amazing fun to work on them :D
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totmoartsstudio2 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012
wow thanks for the pointers :D
i'll keep that in mind when i color another sequential :D
oh and hope i emailed my samples to the right email address, hehehe
thanks again sir :D
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AenTheArtist Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Que bueno, todavia tenemos tiempo? No le iba a entrar porque ando super ocupado, pero ahora que veo que tenemos tiempo me echare un par de paginas.

Gusto conocerte en NY, hermano, luego te mando unas samples, me ha estado llendo bien como colorista de medio tiempo.
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