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Making a Simple Art Portrait
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
In this tutorial, you will see how to create this cool, grainy work with this art portrait. It will show you to create some vector portraits, then get texturing in Photoshop with self-made brushes.
Even though this is just a small color composition, take your time because this will be the foundation for your entire design. A good tip at this stage is to zoom out so that your canvas is very small on your screen. This way you can pay attention to the overall composition, the big shapes, and the organization of the elements, instead of getting caught up in the details that we will address later on.
If you are not good at drawing, this would be grateful for you. This tutorial will show you the whole process from sketching to finalizing the painting works. You can follow the steps of this tutorial as a good start.
If you are not familiar with the drafting skills, this tutorial will give you a great hints for drafting animals or other objects. The idea is to make some shapes as reference lines. Then your artwork’s dimensions will be in ratio. Most of designers use the same idea for drawing portrait.
Painting human portraits are very difficult and time consuming. If you would like to try, it will take a long while to do. Painting techniques would help you to set up the brushes and enable you to produce a better artwork.
Most of the painting are done by photoshop brushes. Different artist would have different painting skills, therefore, you may find some of useful skills from different drawings and tutorials.