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Hello all. I'm a manga artist, but I'm REALLY bad at color, so all my works are colourless and black and white. I can't tell complex colours and I barely recognise differences of basic colors into similar colours like pink into light red. I probably cannot tell differences if they're separated apart. Is this kind of art bad for artist? Color isn't a must for being a manga artist right? Also want to share my work

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I don't think it's bad. You can make beautiful greyscales. You could even have a second artist around just for colouring. Please do share, would love to see your work! 

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I second what the others are saying :3 I love black and white comics! And it's not just manga :3

The cool thing about black and white is you could combine your contrast with screentones, or you could rely solely/predominately on ink. Like...the artist who did Blame and Noise use only ink techniques. Or like Junji Ito, he uses mad crazy ink skills!

Charles Addams, Edward Gorey, David Small, and many other western artists use grey scale, too :D Gorey's more into the ink techniques, while Addams & Small used a lot of washes.

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Like what the others said, manga is usually black and white anyways.

Unless you want to get into webtoons. Where most readers skip black and white webtoons.

But you can carve out a unique style with black and white. 

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