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How to draw and paint step by step and videos tutorial learn from professional concept artists Aretha Franklin' by Jason Seiler Step 6 I removed the palette at this stage because I had enough colours in my painting to work with. If I needed to change the value or saturation of a colour that I already had, I simply clicked on the colour picker and mixed or adjusted my colour there. Not much here has changed since Step 5 (Fig.06). I began to use my favourite Photoshop brush, #24 (follow the brush settings mentioned in Step 1). Fig. 06 Step 7 I began to focus my attention on Aretha's face (Fig.07). Fig. 07 Step 8 At this stage I freely zoomed in and out - zooming in for details, zooming out to have a look from a distance. I basically finished the face at this stage, and started to detail her chest and clothing (Fig.08). Fig .08 Step 9 The painting was all but finished in this final step, with the exception of the hair and minor details of clothing and composition. My goal with this painting was that it would feel more like a traditionally painted piece, rather than a digitally painted image. Fig. 09 Final Thoughts

Digital Painting 101 (1 of 5) intro Color Picker Near the bottom of the tool palette, you’ll see two squares of color – potentially black and white. These are called the foreground and background color. Getting Set Up Now that you know some of the basics of the interface, it’s time to get set up for painting. The Navigator will serve as your roadmap. Keyboard Shortcuts for Getting Around Sometimes operating software feels like digging through a dense instruction manual. *I’m a PC user, so if you use a Mac replace each instance of ‘Ctrl’ with ‘command’. Zoom: To quickly zoom in and out, press Ctrl+ + and Ctrl+ -Pan: If you’re zoomed in to a portion of your canvas, hold down Spacebar to temporarily switch to the Hand tool, and left click drag to move your canvas around.Hide the Interface: Need more space? Knowing these shortcuts is especially useful if you like the minimalism of a hidden UI. Review If this is your first experience with Photoshop you might be feeling a bit overwhelmed. Homework: Basic Navigation drill

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Pseudo HDR - Photoshop Tutorial In this tutorial I will show to how to transform any JPG photo in a HDR type of photo. End result: Author: Views: 51319 Score: 7.4 / 10 Author earned: $10 Step 1 Let's start! Step 2 Duplicate your original layer and convert it to "Smart object" by clicking right button of your mouse and choose "convert to Smart object" like in below picture Step 3 On your duplicate layer converted go to Image->Adjustments ->Shadow/Highlights and set Shadow between 15-25 and Highlights 50-60. Step 4 On this pop-up menu mark "show more option".Now it's up to you to find a good contras by playing with "Tonal Width" and "Radius" (green mark) or "Color correction" (blue mark).Don't forget each picture is different and you will not have same settings twice.Now you can hit OK :) Step 5 Above your second layer create a Curve Adjustment layer by going to half black half white circle hold down Alt key and choose Curve Step 6 Now drag black and white slice like in my pic or set "output" to 255 and "input" around 200 Step 7 Step 8

35 Incredible Digital Painting Tutorials Advertisement Many companies try to create a great experience for customers. But few are willing to make the changes required to deliver on that promise. In fact most don’t even realize just how bad their experience can be. This is why we made a new book called “User Experience Revolution,” a practical battle plan for placing the user at the heart of your company. Get the book now! Art is not restricted to any medium, nor is digital painting. Further Reading on SmashingMag: Link Digital Painting Tutorials Link Making of Spanish Girl5 This tutorial shows you how to make this portrait of a Spanish girl. Making of “My Prince” “The girl in the picture is a young witch with mysterious magic. Umbrella Sky Marta Dahlig’s gorgeous “Umbrella Sky” image was unanimously chosen for the cover of Ballistic Publishing’s EXOTIQUE 3. How to Create a Fantasy Mother Nature Scene7 “This tutorial is about creating a fantasy scene called ‘Mother Nature.’ Today, too many websites are still inaccessible. (al) - Free & Public Domain Photos Art Tutorials, Theories, and Book Recommendations The following are some of the best links on the internet we have found, that contain insightful, practical, and helpful information on various aspects of creating images. (The word 'Theory' in the title, though often used in this context, may be confusing to some; much of the info here has nothing theoretical about it, but is very much empirical.) If you have links you'd like to submit, please PM or email one of the Forum Leaders (Kai, Steven Stahlberg, Enalya, Lunatique, Cicinimo) , and once we have checked the links, they will be added here. General (All-In-One) Andrew Loomis books online The best resource bar none Link to PDF files for Loomis books A Note about Loomis (from Lunatique) Andrew Loomis was a respected and prolific illustrator and teacher. Craig Mullins Macross Tutorial Detailed explanation of how he painted the Macross piece.

Digital Painting Tutorials You must consider many things while painting: Layers, Exposure/Lighting, Shadows, Highlights, Surfaces, Materials, Textures, Translucency, Reflections, Composition, and Color Temperatures Article by Arne Niklas Jansson The onion (Thinking in layers) Before laying down a stroke, there's a number of things you need to think about. Feel volume and angle of the form. Note that this mainly goes for realistic styles. Light stuff There's really just one kind of light. Note that all surfaces have speculars, because speculars is just reflected light. Depending on where the eye/beholder is, it'll see different light and different specular spots on a curved surface such as this. Photo - Speculars do exist on cloth, diluted and subtle. Here on earth we have lots of stuff around us that the light can bounce off, so things here are more or less lit from all angles. When light hits a surface and bounces, it also change color. (Too orange to be some sort of skintone anyways.) Exposure Materials Shadows Hues