Digital painting is quite tricky.You get the proper software and that’s it, you can start painting. Every tool, even the most powerful one, is within your reach. All the colors are ready to be used, no mixing needed. If you’ve just converted to Photoshop from traditional painting, it’s not that hard; you only need to find the counterparts of your favorite tools. But if you’re a beginner in both kinds of art, the start is a nightmare—the one in which you’re not aware you’re dreaming!
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Welcome to the second installment in our series exploring the world of creative software that lies beyond the realm of Adobe. In the last entry we went over tools available for those who use Photoshop as a photo manipulation program. In this article we’re moving into another specialized area of Photoshop use, and that is digital painting.
Master the art of painting water in Adobe Photoshop! In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to paint beautiful ocean waves using a few stock photos for reference. Learn how to set up your document with the initial sketch before tackling the actual ocean painting.
This tutorial was originally published in February 2013 as a Tuts+ Premium tutorial. It is now available free to view. Although this tutorial does not use the latest version of Adobe Photoshop, its techniques and process are still relevant.
This tutorial was originally published in September 2013 as a Tuts+ Premium tutorial. It is now available free to view. Although this tutorial does not use the latest version of Adobe Photoshop and some of the source files are no longer available, its techniques and process are still relevant.
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