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How to Illustrate a Realistic Guitar Using Photoshop
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
In this tutorial we are going to explore how easy it is to illustrate a guitar in Photoshop using tiny shapes, gradients and subtle shadows. Using these techniques and a good reference photo you can create an amazing amount of detail and realism. Lets jump right in.
It is not easy to paint a nice drawing due to it requires a lot of painting and photoshop skills. To paint a portrait and image, they are more or less required similar skills. The idea is to paint them layer by layer like adding shading and shadow effects.
This tutorial will give you some tips on painting a realistic nose and skin, although this is digital painting, the same principles apply to traditional painting. You can apply the same principle to any other portrait painting works.
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.
Drawing a nice cartoon artwork is time-consuming. One of the most difficult part for painting artwork is selecting right colors. You need to define your light source direction at beginning, and then adjust your color and shadow for your image art. Here also shows you some tactics to work on.
In this tutorial, it will let you learn more skills to create a cartoon character as well as add the shadow and light effects in within. If you get used to design the cartoon characters, you will not find any difficult for the first bit of this. Then, you can jump to the last chapter to have further learning .