Shop Mobile More Submit  Join Login


Submitted on
August 3, 2007
Image Size
250 KB


54,183 (2 today)
1,115 (who?)
X-Men Together - Steps by Artgerm X-Men Together - Steps by Artgerm
sketch (45mins) -> Lineart (1.5hr) -> Grayscale (2hrs) -> Final colouring (3hrs)

All steps done in Painter.

Sometimes I paint in grayscale, sometime not. Depending on the final style I want. But it is relatively easier to get the good tonal values when painting in grayscale. :)
Add a Comment:
xlivefreeordiex Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011
This is great! Thank you for showing the steps of this amazing painting.
Cuau Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2011
its really great!!!
gambit777anime Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2011
how did you go from grayscale to color? i am trying it but it all just seems to wash out and loose the drastic contrast between the light and dark areas.
Alian916 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Pure Awesomeness!!!!
Swagknight Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2010
wait wat is painter...
Chiamata-alle-Arti Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2010
it's our pleasure to inform you that we would like to review your work as a possible candidate for the next issue of our Italian Art-zine CAA (Call to Arts) "Cartoons". If you you agree to the terms below please send it to us we will let you know if your work will be accepted and when the E-zine will be out.

You can see previous editions here:

Entries for this theme will expire "15th October 2010"
if you like to participate please send your work to
make sure we have your name, email, your website if any, your country,
and a brief statement where you give us authorization to use your pictures which will be
used for CAA, if you like you can also add a brief comment or description of your
work .

File types:
One side must be at least 1800 pixel
JPG, GIF e PNG o TIF, TGA, EPS, BMP, WMF, EMF compressed files ZIP or RAR (max 6 Mb).
for more detailed information:[link]

our Art-Zine is a non profit project
in the event that your work will not be published your image
will not be used for any other work or shared with anybody and we will delete it
from our own archives to avoid the raise of any eventual copyright issues !

Thank you! CAA Team

Pr5cious Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2010  Professional Interface Designer
Great!!! I love it!
loki909 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2010
did you do this completley digital? im just curious about how you sketched and inked it. superb piece by the way.. just beautiful!
b-r-o-w-n Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2009  Student
I love it! I started learning PS treatment recently, I hope for it once I get onto a level like this :)
hess32 Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2009
I must say thanks, I myself like many others, is still developing my art skills to one day soon be able to produce a similar image, but many people do not seem to take the time or want to share the knowledge with others who are not on the same talent/skill level as themselves. I guess it is obvious from your pages of complements, I am gratefull.
Add a Comment: