How to reduce gradient banding (tutorial)
I don't know about any of you, but gradient banding is a HUGE problem for me, so I looked around and found some good methods for reducing it as much as possible. Obviously, this isn't the only way to do it, but this is what worked best for me, so I think it might help some people if I shared. ALSO the beginning of this tutorial will be directed more towards people who own photoshop, but I'll go over SAI at the bottom.
I know I'll mention it more in the tutorial, but this will only work when the layers aren't already flattened. So if you want to try this out, use it on a psd.
If you don't know what gradient banding is, it's when instead of having a smooth transition from one color to the next, the colors appear to stair-step from one color to the other.
I usually work on removing banding after I'm finished with the picture (DON'T FLATTEN THE PICTURE YET), so when you're done coloring, hold alt and click on the layer button (I forgot what the mac equivalent is, but I'v