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james newell

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Chris Blythe Flatting software?
« on: 22 November, 2017, 07:33:17 pm »
I always have questions after the 2000ad thrill cast with creators

https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/2000adthrillcast/episodes/2017-11-14T21_00_00-08_00

Chris Blythe (colorist) said he uses flatting software to help with coloring, any know the name of the software he might be using?, or maybe his site that I might send a question?



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Re: Chris Blythe Flatting software?
« Reply #1 on: 22 November, 2017, 07:41:58 pm »
I imagine it’s the BPelt Photoshop plug-in. There are a lot of real colourists who swear by it, although when I flirted briefly with the idea of colouring professionally, I didn’t find it much help.

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Re: Chris Blythe Flatting software?
« Reply #2 on: 22 November, 2017, 07:52:25 pm »
I've found it's only helpful in certain circumstances. With really detailed linework, especially when it has crosshatching/texturing etc I tend to find that I spend more time fixing the flatting separations BPelt generates than I would just doing all the separations manually from scratch.

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Re: Chris Blythe Flatting software?
« Reply #3 on: 23 November, 2017, 11:16:55 pm »
thanks Jim will check that out.
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