The technical challenges with the Gojira project have been quite incredible!
I've had to prepare a new set of color tests, because the first few didn't fully address some of the technical difficulties (length of the segments, depth of the black lines, superposition,).
To get rich black lines, the drawings have to be prepared in a more traditional style. This means the black inked outlines will be scanned separately from the shading. Then the 2 scans will be superimposed in photoshop.
Having the outline on a separate layer will also allow for a possible spot varnish. I'd really like this effect, but I'm not sure yet if it's technically viable!
This segment is approximately 80 cm wide, which is another challenge: it's not easy to find a place that scan such large sheets of paper.
I'm hoping these new tests will be more conclusive!