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Techniques for Painting an Excellent Portrait
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
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.
To create natural scene, sky and clouds are essential elements. You may not know the tactics to set up brushes for clouds creation. Here will present the tactics (e.g. adding shadow and forming layers) to work on the clouds nicely.
Once you have a great idea in your head, you may want to draw it out. Painting a big scene is a difficult task to most of you. Painting techniques can allow you simplify your work and increase your efficiency to work on your painting works.
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.