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Making a Nice Dog Portrait
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
If you think that traditional painting is too slow for making a portrait, here is an alternative method. You can prepare an image about your object, then you selectively hide your image part by part and use Photoshop brushes to carry out.
Images for some natural backgrounds are difficult to collect. Therefore, it may be easier if you can draw it and design your own suitable objects to suit for your objects. Here will present you some tips for making some natural backgrounds such as trees, grass, sand and running water etc.
This shows you a work through of making a realistic human lip. You can have an idea of how a lip to be made from the draft. You will see how the lip to be painted layer by layer as well as the shadow and reflection to be added on the lip.
Different graphic designers would have different techniques to paint and design their graphics. Preparation works such as setting up Photoshop brushes is one of difficult tasks for doing the painting arts and this tutorial will give you some hints to carry out this.
In this tutorial it will show you how to make a professional, shiny, clean graduation hat icon. The last things need to do: add more highlights, make it shinier, make a reflection for the hat, make a shadow for the hat, and make a nice background.