Chain Mail Painting
Design a Photo-Realistic Metal Chain
In this tutorial, we'll first go through creating a metal chain look for your interface designs, and then build on that to make it photo-realistic, with 2 variations: a rusty and a shiny metal chain.
Create a Rusty Chain
In this tutorial we are going to create a simple semi-realistic chain using some Photoshop effects and a texture.
Steel Chain with simple shapes
This photoshop tutorial demonstrates the creation of simple steel chain using the gradient, glow and shades.
Creating a Shiny Chain
In this tutorial we'll use Photoshop CS to create a shiny new chain. We'll cover creating shapes using a knockout techniques with Shape Layers to applying some fairly sophisticated contours with Layer Styles. This tutorial will help you rethink how Photoshops Layer Styles work and by the end you'll not only have a damn sexy chain, but have learned some new techniques by thinking out of the box on how we assume things should work. Time to get to it!
Realistic Painting Secrets
When beginner artists start their adventure with digital painting, or painting in general, all they see are colors. Just as drawing is about lines, painting is about putting colors all around and making them look consistent together. The problem is, color is a much more complex issue than line.
We are going to do a decorative painting that can be used as a pattern to something or just a single painting. So let's begin. More brush and digital painting tourniquets will be used in this one.
Learn How to Produce an Elaborate Matte Painting
In this matte painting tutorial we will be creating a fantasy landscape matte painting with a cloudy environment. This tutorial covers the key topics of cinematic Matte Painting.
-Prepare and organize resources.
-Digital Painting for color correction.
-Very accurate and detailed cutting of palm leaves.
Magic Painting Tutorial
Simulate a painting based on an image using Adobe Photoshop CS5. A picture's worth a thousand words, a painting is worth so much more! There is no better way to capture the essence of a person than from photos of the subject, and there is no better way to portray a subject than through a beautiful painting.
Light Painting Photographz
Photography is a way to be creative. Whether it be by taking regular landscape photographs to making the most surreal and abstract images you can think of. Another cool fun technique you can try is light painting. The gist of light painting is, well you guessed it, to paint with light. This article will tell you how it works, what kinds of light painting there are and how you can try it for yourself.
Making a Lip for a Beautiful Lady
This is a step by step tutorial on painting realistic lips. Although this is digital painting, the same principals apply to traditional painting.
Photo to Painting
Learn how to create a painting from a photograph. In just a few simple steps you can turn a stock photo into a digital painting.
Mate painting wallpaper
In this tutorial we will make a fast mate painting wallpaper. Matte painting is actually based on photo with different hand painted elements. So here I have some photos found in the internet.
How to Make a MAGRITTE SURREALIST PAINTING
In this video tutorial showing how to make a digital painting of Rene Magritte's surreal oil painting, The False Mirror.
Matte Painting: Create A Distressed Surreal Cityscape
Matte painting plays a major role in today’s films. The first known matte painting shot was made in 1907 by Norman Dawn (ASC), you can see how the traditional matte painting evolved from “The Wizard Of Oz” to the ground breaking “Avatar”. In this tutorial I’m going to show you some techniques in matte painting to create a distressed surreal cityscape.
Walkthrough Painting Series
Welcome to the first of this three part Walkthrough Painting tutorial series, which will will cover painting a basic cloud formations, for which we will base our city on
Painting with a Traditional Focus
n this video tutorial, digital art master Feng Zhu looks at how to paint with a traditional focus and emulate a canvas painting. He uses a mixture of photo references and imagination, and also examines the importance of understanding what you are painting.
Digital Painting: Paint a Scary Zombie Cat Using Photo Reference
Today you’ll be learning the incredibly useful skill of digital painting using a photo reference. This is a fantastic method to learn the basics of digital painting, and can really improve your design skills. By using the reference photo as a solid base you’re able to focus less on anatomy, and more on lighting, details, creativity and your painting technique.
Still Life Painting: Painting an Apple
In this tutorial we are going to work on a still life painting. Painting still life is a great way to practice shading and color blending. You can have a apple photograph if you want…working from a photo is fine, you will get truer shades and reflections from real life. Though I’ll be coloring with a apple fruit sketch, you can apply skills from this tutorial to any digital still life coloring projects that you want .
Painting Feathers and Angel Wings
Wings and feathers can be tricky to paint. Melanie Delon explains her technique for creating a realistic look... Painting wings is quite similar to painting hair: the first time you do it seems impossible, but in fact it’s not, and there are little tips that can help a lot. Before I start painting, I always do some photo research; in this case I looked at a lot of bird pictures to understand the feathers and decided what kind of design I wanted. Then I did a little concept sketch to test out a few colours.
Seascape Painting Part I: The Landscape
This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to complete an underwater landscape painting step by step. This is part one of a two part series. Seascape Painting Part II will show you how to draw the fishes and apply finishing touches to the painting.