This guide will show you how to color line art in Photoshop. It's easy to follow and great for beginners and pros alike. By following a few simple steps, you can change your line art to any color in an instant.
How to Change the Line-Art Color in Photoshop
First, select the layer with your line art. Go to Lock in the upper Layer panel, and choose the Transparency button. This will make it so that no pixels will be added or removed from a layer.
Next, select the Lasso tool, and create a selection around the section of line art you want to change.
Change your Foreground color to whatever color you want your lineart to be.
Hit Alt-Delete to change the selected section of lineart to the chosen foreground color.
How to Isolate Line Art in Photoshop
Need to separate your line art or scanned drawing from a white background? It's easy! First, select the layer that has your line art on it, and go to Window > Channels.
Hold Control/Command and click the RGB channel, which is the first channel in the channel stack. This will select the black line art in your image.
Go to Selection > Invert to Invert the selection.
Next, create a New Layer and add a Layer Mask to the layer. The layer mask will take the shape of the selected line art.
Make sure the new blank layer is active, and fill that layer with black using the Paint Bucket tool.
Finally, right-click on the layer mask and choose Apply Layer Mask. Hide your original line art, and create a New Layer filled with white.
That's How to Color Line Art in Photoshop
And there you have it! You now know how to change the color of line art in Photoshop. With this simple technique, you can add a touch of color to your sketches instantly. Whether you're a digital artist, designer, or just someone who's curious, this skill will definitely come in handy. So go ahead and try it out for yourself!
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