You'll Love This Issue If:
You love color
You want to know how comic book colorists bring pencillers’ and inkers’ designs to life
You've got a thing for layered type Print Magazine's June 2013 Issue is dubbed "The Color Issue," and in it we'll cover all things color, from the emotional and psychological impacts of the color red to a look at how color trends change over time.
Also in this issue: Six top designers give an inside look at their portfolios, Steven Heller explores the rainbow roll technique and Paul Ford makes the case for incorporating the color wheel into digital imagery. In addition to your favorite columns, like Grids+Guides and Interview, the June issue offers an exploration of our complex relationship with cursing and so much more.
Inside Print Magazine's June 2013 Issue You'll Find:
Prized Portfolios: Check out six hardworking portfolios and get advice for building your own book from a panel of high-profile judges. By Karli Petrovic
Color Hero: Seven-time Eisner Award winner Dave Stewart shares his work and his process for bringing comics to life with color. By Douglas Wolk
Colorful Language: This essay takes a look at our culture’s hypocritical love affair with dirty words. By David Barringer
Dialing Up (or Down) The Color: Through color trends and the backlash that follows, we explore the influences shaping our color choices. By Jude Stewart
Seeing Red: This brief snapshot explores all things red, illustrating why this hot hue is the most powerful of colors. By Steven Heller
Grids+Guides: Darren Song sews his art, David Bowies get the type treatment, we go behind the scenes of this issue’s split fountain cover and Buzz Poole talks with illustrator Noma Bar about color’s role in his work.
Interaction: Paul Ford imagines a world of digital imagery where we rely less on generic filters and more on the power of the color wheel.
Dialogue: Steven Heller talks with color consultant Laura Guido Clark.
Stereotype: Paul Shaw and Stephen Coles explore the history and modern-day usage of color within layered typography.
Observer: Rick Poynor makes a case for reversing the trend of showing more pictures and less text in books written for designers. Back Issue: Martin Fox reflects on Print’s 1969 black-and-white issue.
Reviews: Debbie Millman on the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art’s “Color Me __.” exhibit, Claire Lui on “The Last Interview” book series from Melville House, Douglas Wolk on The Stroke’s Comedown Machine album cover and Rachel Swaby on the new “Letterpress” app. The Last Word: Seymour Chwast signs off with Pancho Villa