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Tutorials. One day, on my way to work I decided to make a small detour on my way to the subway and took a walk through one of Lisbon's most charismatic parks.


It was a cold February morning, no one was in sight and the sound of morning traffic was subdued by the trees. I was immersed into a natural environment and it almost seemed magical. Suddenly, I passed by some trees that really caught my attention ( image 1 ). They somehow resembled groping hands and with their scale, they looked threatening. I believe it is my love for fantasy that made me see the tree like that and not as mere tree.

Untitled Document. How I See Color - A Tutorial by =purplekecleon on deviantART. Comictutorial.jpg (JPEG Image, 1200x7600 pixels) A Beginner's Guide to Painting with Photoshop. Bronze Dragon (detail) by Keyem Beyit After painting exclusively in Corel Painter for five years, I decided to finally learn how to paint using Photoshop.

A Beginner's Guide to Painting with Photoshop

I found Painter pretty intuitive to learn, since the brushes and papers act very much like their real-world counterparts. Not the case with Photoshop. Without going into a lot of technical detail, here’s a simplified explanation of the difference between brushes in Painter and in Photoshop. Painter: The brushes interact with color on the canvas, as in traditional media. Photoshop:The brushes here act like rubber stamps, in that a single bitmap image (the brush tip shape) is repeated over and over rapidly to simulate a brushstroke.

As you can see, each application has positives and negatives. Let’s define terms, before we begin: “digital painting” does not mean photo manipulation, cloning, or paint overs. Now, on to the tutes! Digital Painting Steps - Adobe Photoshop Tutorial. Let's take a walkthrough of one of my digital paintings done in adobe photoshop.

Digital Painting Steps - Adobe Photoshop Tutorial

The brushes and exact methods used throughout were not recorded but I will make general comments on each step if applicable. The original reference for this painting was a photo taken by Epoxy5. This tutorial assumes a comfortable level of proficiency with adobe photoshop and the brush settings, and a minimum Photoshop version of 7 or higher. I will try to include the keyboard shortcuts whenever possible but, GraphicJunkies has a great free download for all the common photoshop keyboard shortcuts. 1. Adobe Photoshop is a wonderful program with great advances in its brush engine. Open the Brushes Palette (F5) Opacity jitter should be set to pressure (only effective if you have a pressure sensitive tablet). Painting a Landscape. Here a small tutorial which will enable you to paint in Photoshop a basic landscape which could be thereafter detailed.

Painting a Landscape

The tools essential with its realization will be the brushes and their settings. In a new document, whose size is 1900 X 900 pixels we will first paint the sky. If you have difficulty in choosing your color of sky or your range, then you can take the help of a photograph. If in spite of a photograph you do not get the desired result, it should be said that during morning and evening sky changes the colors very quickly because of sun. Advanced Digital Painting Techniques. Article by Socar Myles. Before you start: This is a fairly advanced tutorial–definitely more difficult than the clouds tutorial .

It covers my whole painting process, from sketch to finishing touches, and can be applied to either Photoshop painting or oil painting. The example in question is a digital painting, but I will also describe how I would render the same effects in oils, for anyone who would like to follow along on a non-electronic canvas. You will need a pressure sensitive tablet of some sort if you are going to do this on the computer: a mouse will NOT work for some of the techniques I am going to describe. If you are using oil paints, you will want at least one large brush (1 inch across or more), one medium flat brush, and a small detail brush. Whitenoise » Blog Archive » Digital Painting tutorial – Jean Grey Phoenix.

This is probably the longest post that I have ever posted, and by probably I mean it is.

whitenoise » Blog Archive » Digital Painting tutorial – Jean Grey Phoenix

Anyway this tutorial was originally supposed to be published in SKETCH! Magazine. I was contacted to do a tutorial so I put this together but for some reason it was left on the shelf at SKETCH! And never published. But hey that doesn’t mean I can’t share it now so here it is! Programs such as Photoshop and Painter offer a whole new world of tools for artists to explore. Making of Yuka. Introduction.

Making of Yuka

Painting Jake Sully Avatar. When I saw the James Cameron 'Avatar' movie for the first time I was very surprised.

Painting Jake Sully Avatar

I've seen it 2 more times. The visual effects are amazing. So I decide to pay a small tribute and began to make a fan art of its protagonist, Jake Sully. Step 1 - This time I started doing two pencil drawings on paper. The first contains the Jake and the second one contains the background. Step 2 - To have a complete understanding of the color, I filled with flat colors on a Photoshop layer in multiply mode on the top of the drawing. Step 3 - Once I was clear about the color palette, I began to paint the background in a fairly 'traditional' way.

Digital Painting Tutorial by `Dianae on deviantART. Min Hyo Rin step by step by *zamboze on deviantART. 3D Cartoon Painting Tutorial.