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Painting a Super Robot using Photoshop
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
Painting different kinds of objects require different sort of skills. To stand out your object to be powerful, adding some lights on its hand and matching it with dim background would be useful.
This will present you some tactics to plan your artwork. At the planning stage of drawing your artwork, you can use the same idea of this tutorial to collect more information at beginning such as taking photos and draft out your artwork and work on the painting after.
Drawing a lady portrait, you need to sketch it out referring to a real image. Then you set up some brushes to paint different part of your portrait. A cute portrait art is as same as a normal one using same painting skills.
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.