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Colored Line Drawings in Photoshop

This weekend I scanned in a bunch of drawings I did back in high school circa 1990 – most of them during Algebra class, I’m pretty sure – and colored them in using Photoshop. These pictures are almost 25 years old. The paper had aged a lot and was creased, stained, and had a bit of moisture damage. I actually think those imperfections give the images some nice character.

Not sure where the inspiration for this came from...

Not sure where the inspiration for this came from…

Still relevant today I dare say.

Still relevant today I dare say.

At some point I got good at drawing boards and wood planks so I drew a lot of pictures involving those items.

At some point I got good at drawing boards and wood planks so I drew a lot of pictures involving those items.

In high school, if I wasn't drawing I was playing guitar...guitar won that battle. I still play guitar, but never draw any more.

In high school, if I wasn’t drawing I was playing guitar…guitar won that battle. I still play guitar, but never draw any more.

This was actually a picture on the cover of an old Conan comic that I thought was cool so I drew it.

This was actually a picture on the cover of an old Conan comic that I thought was cool so I drew it.

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One comment on “Colored Line Drawings in Photoshop

  1. Those are really good! I think the mix of hand drawn and computer colored makes for a nice contrast.

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