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Drawing some Realistic Icy Cubes
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
Drawing icy cubes is like drawing other 3D objects which requires you to prepare a sketch and then work on reflection and shadow. Melting ice is even more difficult as they can have different melting stages and shapes. Here is a good samples to show you different shapes of ice to be formed together.
In this tutorial, it covers the steps from a blank canvas to a completed painting. Here also lists some general techniques for painting human portraits. You may also apply these techniques to work on other artworks.
Apart from using brushes for coloring, you can also use other Photoshop techniques to change your image’s color. This tutorial will show you to use gradient map function to change color for the cartoon character in few steps. Then you do not need to repaint the artwork.
In this tutorial, it will show you how to make a key icon. The idea is very similar to the previous tutorial which was published. The key icon is initiated from a sketch. Then, you can start up the process of painting based on the key shape. The main concern with the highlight layers is to reinforce the overall shape of the icon, be it a sphere, pipe, or circle.
Once you have a great idea in your head, you may want to draw it out. Painting a big scene is a difficult task to most of you. Painting techniques can allow you simplify your work and increase your efficiency to work on your painting works.
You may wonder how to create a nice drawing in an easy way, when you look at other designer’s products. In general, most of designers would like to make a draft and then paint the drawing after. However, the designer has used something different to create such a drawing.
In this tutorial, it will show you the basics of using your Layers palette, as well as talk you through how to use some tools in your Tools palette, such as the Polygonal Lasso and the Elliptical Marquee. It will also show you how to cell-shade (colour using hard-edged shading techniques) your character while adding in a detailed background to situate your fantasy character in its own unique environment.