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How to Draw Drapery in Photoshop

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Photoshop is an excellent tool for manipulating photographs but it can also be used as a means to create stunning digital art. This tutorial is part of a 25-part video tutorial series demonstrating everything you will need to know to start producing digital art in Photoshop. Digital Art for Beginners, by Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor, Martin Perhiniak will begin by teaching you how to draw in Photoshop. At the conclusion of this series you will know all you need to produce your own concept art and matte paintings in Photoshop.

Today's tutorial Part 16: How to Draw Drapery in Photoshop will explain how to draw drapery and make it look three dimensional by understanding how folds are formed by gravity, tension and compression. In this tutorial we will utilize Photoshop's basic tools. We will also put your drawing tools to the test. Let's get started!


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