Learn about Digital Painting

Master digital painting with these in-depth tutorials. Whether you're using Photoshop, Procreate, or other software, you'll find tips and tricks to help you.
  1. Quick Tip: Colorize a Comic Strip With Photoshop

    Quick Tip: Colorize a Comic Strip With Photoshop

    Tutorial Intermediate

    Converting a rough sketch into a polished piece of digital art might not be as hard as you think. In today’s quick tip tutorial we will demonstrate how to...

  2. Create a Realistic Soda Bottle in Photoshop

    Create a Realistic Soda Bottle in Photoshop

    Tutorial Intermediate

    For many, the complexity of Photoshop's tools can be a bit intimidating. If used properly however, almost anyone can create realistic and impressive-looking...

  3. Create a Realistic Panoramic Matte Painting in Photoshop

    Create a Realistic Panoramic Matte Painting in Photoshop

    Tutorial Intermediate

    Matte paintings are images commonly used in the film industry to create the illusion of an environment that would otherwise be too expensive or impossible to...

  4. Quick Tip Screencast – Painted Snow Lettering Effect

    Quick Tip Screencast – Painted Snow Lettering Effect

    Tutorial Beginner

    In this tutorial we'll learn how to paint snow onto lettering. We'll use a small brush, zoom in close, and paint strategic areas in a bit of a random fashion...

  5. Use a Tablet to Create Stunning Comic Book Fan Art Illustrations

    Use a Tablet to Create Stunning Comic Book Fan Art Illustrations

    Tutorial Intermediate

    The best digital drawings or paintings in Photoshop are often a result of a well though out sketch, a talented artist, and a strong understanding of...

  6. Concept Art: Create a Sci-Fi Interior Using Digital Painting Techniques

    Concept Art: Create a Sci-Fi Interior Using Digital Painting Techniques

    Tutorial Intermediate

    Artists often draw rough sketches of their artwork before they begin to add the final touches. This is also true for digital painters who will draw a rough...

  7. Create Character Driven Book Cover Art Using Illustrator and Photoshop - Part 2

    Create Character Driven Book Cover Art Using Illustrator and Photoshop - Part 2

    Tutorial Advanced

    In this two part tutorial on creating the "Let's Go To Monster School!" book cover, I'll show you a complete process from initial sketch to the final...

  8. How to Create a Stone Giant Matte Painting - Part 2

    How to Create a Stone Giant Matte Painting - Part 2

    Tutorial Advanced

    I've always been fascinated with matte paintings, so today I'll explain the basic principles they involve and demonstrate the. What I do need to emphasize is...

  9. How to Create a Stone Giant Matte Painting - Part 1

    How to Create a Stone Giant Matte Painting - Part 1

    Tutorial Advanced

    This tutorial is the first part of "How to Create a Stone Giant Matte Painting". In these few steps, I'll teach you how to create your own sketch so that you...

  10. Create a Vivid Themed Illustration Using Simple Hand-Drawn Elements - Part II

    Create a Vivid Themed Illustration Using Simple Hand-Drawn Elements - Part II

    Tutorial Intermediate

    Drawn elements are certainly something that can enhance an illustration. Even if you're not very good at drawing, you can still create a quality piece. All...

  11. Create a Vivid Themed Illustration Using Simple Hand-Drawn Elements - Part I

    Create a Vivid Themed Illustration Using Simple Hand-Drawn Elements - Part I

    Tutorial Intermediate

    Drawn elements are certainly something that can enhance an illustration. Even if you're not very good at drawing, you can still create a quality piece. All...

  12. Create a Fantasy Map Illustration

    Create a Fantasy Map Illustration

    Tutorial Intermediate

    Having the ability to produce a fantasy map is a great addition to any Illustrators' arsenal. Fantasy maps are used extensively in role playing games, in...