The Fundamentals of Digital Painting

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Want to learn how to create beautiful paintings using only a mouse, or tablet and stylus, and Adobe Photoshop?

In this beginners' course, digital artist Nastasia Peters will teach you the core fundamentals of digital painting, including all the tools you need to know, how to work with colors and textures, and how to create skin and facial features.

If you're ready to let your creativity loose onto a digital canvas, get started with The Fundamentals of Digital Painting.

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Introduction

02:29

1.Introduction
2 lessons, 08:57

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1.1
Introduction
02:29

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1.2
Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
06:28

2.Tools, Colors and Line Art
7 lessons, 59:10

2.1
Photoshop Tools and Shortcuts
04:21

2.2
How to Create Line Art
20:21

2.3
Painting in Grayscale: Rough Parts
13:27

2.4
Painting in Grayscale: Detail Work
06:49

2.5
Creating Our Base Colors
05:47

2.6
Learn About Color Temperature
04:55

2.7
How to Make a Photoshop Brush
03:30

3.How to Paint Skin and Hair
2 lessons, 21:11

3.1
Skin and Facial Features
15:26

3.2
Hair
05:45

4.Painting Textures: Fabric, Wood, and Metal
3 lessons, 21:31

4.1
Fabric
08:13

4.2
Creating a Wood Effect
06:27

4.3
Creating a Metal Effect
06:51

5.Final Details
2 lessons, 07:57

5.1
Final Touches
02:43

5.2
Background
05:14

6.Conclusion
1 lesson, 01:10

6.1
Final Thoughts
01:10


Nastasia Peters (aka Nas) is an Illustrator and Writer who recently moved from France to England. Her illustrations are a way to translate the imaginary worlds and characters that roam in her mind. She has been using vector for ten years and has published two fantasy novels in 2013. When she isn't drawing or writing, she'll be playing a game or tell her room mates she's bored in hopes they'll entertain her.
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