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Digital Painting

  • Concept Art
    Create a Crystal Beast Concept Art Work in Adobe PhotoshopDesign crystal beast prev
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    A painting can be fast, or it can be polished. Isn't there any compromise? Can't you really paint something quickly and get a neat effect? Let's find out!Read More…
  • Brushes
    How to Create Custom Smoke Brushes in Adobe PhotoshopPreviewimage2
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    Smoke trails are elegant, beautiful, and amazing to watch. Thin wisps of smoke dancing through the air reveal just how fluid our atmosphere really is. The effect is deceptively simple, and the dynamics of it are dizzyingly complex. Recreating believable smoke in a digital environment is no easy task. However, capturing the practical effect is a much easier prospect. In this quick tip, I'll share a technique that I use to create stunningly beautiful custom smoke brushes in Photoshop.Read More…
  • Brushes
    How to Make Your Own Watercolor Brushes in Adobe PhotoshopPreview
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    Creating custom watercolor brushes is as easy as dripping ink or watercolor paint onto paper. You will have custom, ready-to-paint brushes in no time thanks to this simple tutorial. Download the attached watercolor scans and follow the steps to create your own set of drippy, splashy, and splattered brushes.Read More…
  • Halloween
    From Speed Paint to Detail: Paint a Bat-Cat in Adobe PhotoshopSpeedpaint concept prev
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    Can you speed paint a detailed design? In this tutorial I'll show you how to do it using only one simple brush and a bunch of useful techniques. Paint without thinking, and create on the fly!Read More…
  • Adobe Photoshop
    Create a Digital Painting of a Zombie From Scratch in Adobe PhotoshopZombie preview
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    Tricks and treats to show you how to create a creepy, ghoulish member of the undead! BRAAAAIIINNSSSS!!!!Read More…
  • Halloween
    Create Zombie Dragon Concept Art: Painting in Adobe PhotoshopPaint zombie dragon prev
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    Paint a complete creature using Layer Masks and Blending Modes. You'll learn how to paint clean and neat pictures without line art, but with ambient occlusion instead.Read More…
  • Halloween
    Create a Hauntingly Beautiful Cleopatra Mummy in Adobe PhotoshopCleopreview
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    In this tutorial, I demonstrate the evolution of a digital painting from start to finish by creating a hauntingly beautiful Egyptian goddess. My tools of choice are Adobe Photoshop CS3 and an off-brand pen tablet. Learn the techniques to bring out the best in your next piece! Read More…
  • Design Theory
    Is Digital Art "Real" Art? Facts and Myths About Digital CreatingDigital art myths prev
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    Can you be a great digital artist when you don't how to draw with a pencil? Do you need expensive equipment for digital art? And what is the best way to learn it? The answers may be surprising!Read More…
  • Digital Painting
    How to Create a Vintage Floral Arrangement Painting in Adobe IllustratorPreview%20500%20500
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    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create vintage floral arrangement painting in Adobe Illustrator. You will learn how to create your own paint brushes and use them. By the end of the tutorial, you will have a beautiful vintage floral bouquet illustration that looks like a real canvas painting!Read More…
  • Painting
    Apply Your Color Theory Lessons into Painting a HorseShading exercise preview
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    Use all the little tricks from my color articles to create a beautiful painting with any software you wish.Read More…
  • Drawing
    Color Fundamentals: Advanced ColoringColor shading advanced prev
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    What are materials and textures? How can we see transparent things? What makes a scene something more than a set of objects? How do you mix reflected colors? Learn tricks that will bring life to your realistic paintings!Read More…
  • Photo Manipulation
    Illustrate a Dramatic, Feather-Infused Portrait in Adobe PhotoshopPreview
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    Anna Dittmann guides you through her digital painting process using Adobe Photoshop techniques to create an eerie, textured portrait.Read More…
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