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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.
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.
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.
This tutorial will show you how to paint some Battle Scene in the Ocean. This will go through with you from the black and white picture and finalize with a nice colorful piece of artwork. You will see how every little details were added such as cannonball hit the water and smoke to form such a battle scene.