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Techniques for Drawing a Dark Forest Scene
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
- Photoshop is recommended for this tutorial -
This tutorial is going to present you how to draw a dark forest scene. It will go through with you the ideas and techniques for coloring, adjustment of brightness for a forest scene. It will be useful for you to work on other artworks.
How do you select great colors for your artworks? here will give you some hints. Color selection can be complicate as you need to have great colors matching for your background and objects to work out a nice artwork.
To learn how to paint, it is always good to start your practising using cartoon character. Simple character is not even an easy task. As techniques for drawing the shadow and adjustment of the lighting and coloring for the character are required.
In this example the character is very radiant, nearly unreal. Thus a turquoise bluish-white is chosen and then chose a pastel pink for the basis of the wood and turquoise green for water to add some contrast and the idea of warmth to the composition. Some overlapping texture layers left is add to uniform the whole and add some extra shades.