Photo manipulations are a fun way to test out fantasy compositions and dramatic self-portraits. And you can place yourself into one easily by using a few simple tools in Photoshop!
While it’s possible to use almost any type of lens to make a portrait, that doesn’t mean your subject will be happy with how they appear. In this lesson, we take a look at what happens when you choose the “wrong” lens for a portrait, and how to choose the right ones instead.
Afros are beautiful—and so is space! Let’s put them together in this galaxy-inspired portrait tutorial for Adobe Photoshop.
Even with the perfect portrait, sometimes you need something to give it a little more impact. Here, we’ve put together our favourite 10 Photoshop Portrait Actions with Cool Art Effects.
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to use Adobe Photoshop to create an abstract piece featuring a broken woman portrait.
Just imagine: a scorching sun, a clear blue sky, a cool breeze blowing in from the sea, and your favorite ice cream in your hand. Well, aren’t these the key ingredients for a perfect summer mood?
If you want to learn how to draw lips and a mouth without a reference, you need to understand their anatomical structure first. In this tutorial I will show you where the form of the mouth comes from, and how to draw lips in various shapes and views. After this, you’ll be able to draw realistic lips from scratch!
You can think of a medium telephoto lens as the “Goldilock” lens: just the right focal length for many subjects. It’s not too wide or too “zoomy” and has a wide variety of purposes in your kit.
Drawing something from a reference is one thing, but if you want to draw from memory/imagination, you must really understand the topic beforehand. In this tutorial I will tell you everything you need to know about a human nose: how its anatomy can be simplified to forms and lines, and how to draw it in every view and style without a reference.
In this series, we present a look-book of authentic photographs collected by the writers and editors here at ThemeKeeper Tuts+. We hope these pictures inspire ideas, help kindle new projects, and give you a better understanding of visual communication.
Drawing a braid may seem easy and intimidating at the same time—this object has a relatively simple repeating pattern, but the question is how to make it look realistic and three-dimensional.
When you’ve not created a new vector in a while, Adobe Illustrator can seem very scary. And if you’ve been creating vectors as long as I have, you don’t want your first vector in over a year to be a “run of the mill” one or predictable. You want to set yourself a challenge, whilst still in your comfort zone.
Procreate is my favorite drawing app available for the iPad.
Today, we will be learning how to create a goldenstitched effect using just a handful of images and default brushes. We will utilize color palettes, adjustment layers, and textures to their fullest extent to create a striking piece of black, white, and gold art portraiture.