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A Digital Coloring Tutorial: 3 by joulee A Digital Coloring Tutorial: 3 by joulee
Part three of the color-Freya-to-completion tutorial, this time the hair! Click to view--again, it's a pretty big file (about 1 MB)

Again, check out the previous steps to figure out how we got here:

Part 1 [link] - cleaning up the sketch, coloring skin and eyes
Part 2 [link] - clothing and lace

And for a similar tutorial on hair, but in Painter...
Hair Tutorial for Painter [link]

Hopefully, this makes some sort of sense... Let me know if you need clarifications! ^^
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graceleap18 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
DONT READ THIS. YOU WILL BE KISSED ON THE BEST DAY OF YOUR LIFE. NOW THAT YOU'VE STARTED READING, DONT STOP. THIS IS SO FREAKY. 1 say your name 10 times 2. say your mum's name 5 times and your crushes name 3 times 4. paste this onto 4 other games. If you do this, your crush will kiss you on the nearest Friday possible. But if you read this and do not paste this, you will get bad luck. SEND THIS ON 5 DIFFERENT GAMES IN 143 MINUTES. WHEN YOUR DONE, PRESS F6 AND YOUR CRUSHES NAME WILL APPEAR IN BIG LETTERS. THIS IS SO FREAKY IT ACTUALLY WORKS
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blidz4ue Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013
how can I download this? :(
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:iconblidz4ue:
blidz4ue Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013
how can I download? :(
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:iconhebigami-okami-77:
Hebigami-Okami-77 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2013  Student General Artist
Hey this was really useful! Thank you so much for sharing this with us! :glomp:

(The result: I know it's nothing compared to yours, though...^^; => [link])
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Aikihaku Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i dont know how to download the zip can you tell me how. im a bit new to this stuff. ahaha
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:iconseanachaidh125:
Seanachaidh125 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Absolutely wonderful tutorial my friend.
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:iconmiconutziri:
MicoNutziri Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I need to use this! Thanks!
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:iconacuraaquatosphoenix:
AcuraAquatosPhoenix Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Shiny...hair... OO
*saving tut*
TIme to practice :) thanks for good tutorial,looks easy to follow and to understand :)
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:icontiasakura:
TiaSakura Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
really good and helpful tutorial! i'm gonna use it to help me with my colouring, i will be sure to credit you for the help :)
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XxCatsPawxX Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2012  Student General Artist
thnx very much for this tutorial.It really helps alot! :heart:
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:iconespy-shinrai:
Espy-Shinrai Featured By Owner May 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the awesome tutorial, it has been very useful on a drawing I have been working on lately :heart:
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goddessreanna Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2011  Student General Artist
Freya, right? Amazing work.
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:iconpimpmybrain:
PimpMyBrain Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011
that's very helpful! Thanks for it! :)
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:iconakari-vivies-akane:
Akari-Vivies-Akane Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This tutorial is really really helpful. It was a huge help for me ;)
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:iconlilmissbowen:
lilmissbowen Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you this was very helpful. Do you think you can do one for the ripples in clothes.
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:iconhuluobojiayou:
huluobojiayou Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2011
Hi Joulee, could i translate this tutorial to Chinese? because I love it and wanna more Chinese friends learn from it. thx ^.^ Y
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ScribbleFoolx Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011
Chii looks amazing!! *_________*
great tutorial! :la:
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:iconpandaneko6:
PandaNeko6 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2011
Chii..?
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:iconlordbaael:
lordbaael Featured By Owner May 13, 2011
hey where did u find this brush?
for the hair?
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:iconjuliet-the-ninja:
juliet-the-ninja Featured By Owner May 3, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This helped me so much thanks!! :D

-Juliet♡♧♢♤
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KlassicaGitara Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
PANTENE! :XD:

This tutorial was really helpful! Thank you!
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:iconlidianne:
lidianne Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
this tutorial is very good! and you're really talented, her hair looks golden! =D
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:iconzetsubou-kiira:
zetsubou-kiira Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2011
did you use tablet?
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:icontheaqhagirl:
TheAQHAGirl Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
very very nice tutorial! :clap: this is going to help me out a lot! :)
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SinfulNekoRose Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is amazing! C: It kinda makes me wanna change how I shade my hair just to try this out. xD
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:icon3rton:
3Rton Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Sigh I still got no idea how to view these tutorials.
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SupaChibi Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2010
Try click "Download Image". It's the button at the side, under "Remove Favourite", I think.
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:icon3rton:
3Rton Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh it works, thx man cool monkey avatar!!
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tinkerbell123123 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2010
nice coloring !!
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:iconnerdasaur:
nerdasaur Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for making these :3 im trying really hard to teach myself anime styled art and its kinda hard for a 14 year old to do it herself ^^;
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Guardian-Wings Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome tutorial (Yh i'm 5years late but meh :3) love the humor too XD Such an easy read ^_^
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TommyGK Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This is so helpful I can't beleive hair isn't that hard! You simplified things for a Fan Artist! :iconpenguinglompplz:
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:iconka-bu-ki:
Ka-bu-ki Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks a lot for the tut
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worldaftermidnight Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2010
So so shiny!
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:iconzuzi-chan:
zuzi-chan Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2010
this IS awesome and helpful...but I only have one question...how do I make such fine strokes with a brush??? Mine are always rough and stupid not fine and curvy like yours...:icongivingupplz:
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:iconlovethirst:
lovethirst Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i love the awesomeness in this tutorial !
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Sunpelt23 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2010
:iconstarhugplz: Me loves shineyz! I will try!
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:iconkucing88:
kucing88 Featured By Owner May 15, 2010
thankssss.. its really help a lot
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DorkDownUnder Featured By Owner May 2, 2010
OM NOM NOM NOMMMMMM!! Yummy tutorial *eats* :D
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Natsunohuyana Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2010
Oh my gosh, thank you SOOOO much!! This is by far the best hair tutorial I've seen. This will help me alot :D
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Orion-M-42 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this tutorial is fantastic. 'better than pantene pro-v'

:laughing:
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PinkPearlLuchia Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2010
im failing because i can't figure out the Dodge brush ): it just doesnt work!! help?
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:iconalice2121:
Alice2121 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2010
AWSOME JOB! its amazing!! just 2 questions:
1.for the shiny highlight part you used light yellow or white for the brush? (srry ive never done this before :doh: )
2.did you use diferent layers for each step?
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:iconaspiringanime:
AspiringAnime Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011
she used the dodge tool, and then smeared in it that manner for strandies
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:iconalice2121:
Alice2121 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011
ohh i see,thx!
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:iconaspiringanime:
AspiringAnime Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2011
and it seems all on one layer.
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:iconalice2121:
Alice2121 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2011
lol,yeah
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:iconeundari:
EunDari Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Thank you! this gaveme lots of help!:D
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:iconquiiver:
Quiiver Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i love you for making this :o
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:iconnanami12:
nanami12 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2010  Student General Artist
omg do you know how helpful this is!!!
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