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What You’ll Be Creating Do you like to play computer games? Have you ever wanted to become a game graphic artist? If you answered ‘yes’, this tutorial is exactly for you! Learn how to make simple yet stylish and colorful game icons, using basic tools in Paint Tool SAI. We’ll start with a blank page and go through the full process of making an icon for a casual game. Let’s get started! 1. Make a Magic Potion Based on a Triangle Shape Step 1 Make a New Canvas ( Control-N ) choosing the desired size. I always start with a bigger size of canvas in the beginning, because it will give you an ability to make more detailed artwork. Also since we’re working with raster graphics, we don’t want to lose the quality of our future icons—on the contrary, we use a bigger size now so that when we scale our icons, they will look even better. Step 2 Create a New Layer from the
What You’ll Be Creating Realism is tricky, but if you can master it you’ll bring your art to a whole new level. In this tutorial, I’ll be showing you how to paint four different hairstyles varying in texture and curl patterns. Learn the step-by-step process to achieving realism by being strategic with Layer Blend Modes. 1. Know Your Brushes We can’t start these paintings without first arming ourselves with the proper tools. And in order to paint digitally, I’ll be using a Wacom Intuos 3 graphics tablet. There are so many brush options available online that it can be difficult to know which ones to choose. Let me make this process simple by telling you that you already have incredible brushes waiting for you in Adobe Photoshop CC. Just hit F5 on your keyboard to bring up the Brush panel. Click over to Brush Presets and choose from the list of brushes already provided for you. Hard Round Pressure Opacity Brush The main brush I’ll use is my all-time favorite, the Hard Round Pressure Opacity brush. Because of its faded edges and its reliance on pen sensitivity, this brush is versatile enough to draw our sketches and paint flowy hair texture. Dry Brush The second brush I’ll need is a textural Dry Brush.
What You’ll Be Creating Comics as a medium are more than just the combination of text and pictures. A
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial you’ll learn to create a character from children’s novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”—the Good Witch of the South. 1.
What You’ll Be Creating Rust. That beautifully terrible oxidation of iron elements. It’s a fact of life in our world filled with metal and machines. Time and moisture take their toll, and even our most magnificent machines deteriorate. For digital artists who focus on photo manipulations, rust is a reliable way of adding realistic grunge, texture and realism to a piece. In this Quick Tip we will explore a method of rusting metal without having to wait for nature to do it for us! 1. The Practical Effect There are several different methods to create rust, but this one is quick, easy and safe. It does still use chemicals, however, so be sure to take safety precautions! Step 1 Begin by gathering materials. You will need: A sheet of iron-based metal like steel. This can be found at most hardware stores fairly…
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Create Your Own Rust Brushes From Scratch in Adobe Photoshop
What You’ll Be Creating Inking comics can be fun, frustrating, or a mix of each. Working in vector has additional advantages, from not having to worry about resolution to being able to change the line art weight with the click of a button. We will look at some different ways in which you can ink a comic character with Adobe Illustrator. Using different Width Profiles in the Stroke panel we can give our line art a varied line weight. By using the Art Brush, Pattern Brush, and Scatter Brush we can make detailed design elements in a single
Brighten up your day with this fantastic neon light vector text treatment! We’ll use custom brushes and the Appearance panel in order to turn any text into bright, neon light text!
I’ve gotten a lot of responses to this post about how I made the intricate designs in those headers. Swirls, and swooshes, or whatever you want to call them, are pretty hard to come by as a freebie (except here on BittBox), and they are even more rare in vector format. Part of the reason is that most people, even avid Illustrator users, don’t realize how easy it is to create these shapes. All it takes is a few simple, yet not highly utilized Illustrator tips. This tutorial will show you how to create your own curlies, and swooshes easily, in Illustrator. It’s not nearly as difficult as you might think. . . And to answer all of your questions: Yes I made all of those designs on …
Love the infinitely scalable? Well, you too can achieve remarkable designs by creating your own versatile brushes in Adobe Illustrator.
What You’ll Be Creating Welcome to the last part of the Harness the Elements series! This one is going to be quite interesting, because air can’t be normally seen. However, there are elements connected to air that we can paint to give a special atmosphere to our scenes.