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What You’ll Be Creating Pet portraits are are great way to add a creative flair to a snapshot of your beloved fur-covered companion. Crafting a hand-painted portrait may seem intimidating and the type of project only an accomplished artist should attempt. But Photoshop’s smudge brush makes the process so easy that even a beginner can achieve stunning results. In this tutorial I will walk you through the process of touching up a photo to be fit for a pet portrait, and then show you how to use transform it into a hand-painted masterpiece. It’s easy and it’s fun!
What You’ll Be Creating Today let’s attack the wonderful topic of game background creating! While there are a multitude of game types and platforms, a good, immersive setting that creates just the right atmosphere is a very important part of any game. Let’s dive right into it! 1. First, a Wild Sketch Appeared! Before anything else, as a general rule you must have a basic concept of what you’d like to obtain. A vision. Allow yourself some time to flesh the idea out, testing out different shapes, colors, light sources and focus points. Don’t rush—make sure that deep in your heart you feel that sketch is the one . Once you’ve got that part down, the rest is a piece of cake. Here is the sketch we are going to start from today: 2.
What You’ll Be Creating Pre-Tutorial Reading Before we dive too deep into the tutorial, I want to provide you with some information to help you understand not only brush-lettering construction, but also its origin and some other details. Also, this tutorial relies heavily on previous learned techniques in my Script-Lettering tutorial . Just about every technique explained in that previous class will be used throughout this tutorial. To begin, there are a wide variety of ways one can create some brush-lettering. It all depends on the style, tools used, letterforms being created, etc. The word ” Brush-lettering ” is fairly broad and that literally means, ” lettering created with a brush “. With that said, Roman Capitals, other serif letterforms, and even sans-serif letterform can all be formed with a brush. So, technically, they can all be considered brush-lettering. Brush-lettering dates back centuries to when the Romans and Greeks were forming their letterforms. But, back then, I’m sure it was just called “writing” or “handwriting” and not necessarily brush-lettering. Brush letterforms ( specifically brush script ) became widely popular in the 1800s and early 1900s when sign-painting was needed for nearly all advertising needs, storefronts, etc. It was widely used because of its speed and functionality. Why was brush script so fast compared to other letterforms? Generally (depending on the sign-painter), …
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Hand Lettering: Mastering Brush-Script
Advertise here with BSA Making a dotted line is easy in Illustrator. You just change it in the stroke palette. Photoshop, on the other hand, is a bit trickier. There is more than one way, but I want to show you how to quickly make a dotted line in Photoshop. Ever make a Photoshop mock-up of a website design before getting down and dirty with the code? This little trick may come in handy. 1. Open your Brushes Palette Yep, you are going to be using a brush for this quick trick. Open your brushes palette by going to Window > Brushes, or hit F5 on your keyboard. Once open, click on “Brush Tip Shape” within the Brushes palette and select a very small brush like 1-5px. 2. Uncheck Shape Dynamics and Smoothing 3. Adjust the “Spacing” to create the dots This part is up to you in order to achieve your desired effect. Pay no attention to the waves in the preview. It’s the default preview. All you are worried about here is the amount of space between the dots. 4. Choose your brush color If you haven’t already, choose the brush tool in the tools palette, or hit B on the keyboard. Also make sure you select a color for your brush, which would be the foreground color. ( I chose black ) 5. Hold Shift and Drag With the brush tool, hold shift, drag and bam, perfect dotted line!
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Make a Dotted Line in Photoshop
What You’ll Be Creating If you regularly use both Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Creative Cloud Libraries offer a way to keep all of your frequently-used assets in one place. Creative Cloud Libraries can also be used with Adobe’s mobile apps, like Shape, Brush, and Draw.
What You’ll Be Creating Smoke trails are elegant, beautiful, and amazing to watch. Thin wisps of smoke dancing through the air reveal just how fluid our atmosphere really is. The effect is deceptively simple, and the dynamics of it are dizzyingly complex.
What You’ll Be Creating Creating custom watercolor brushes is as easy as dripping ink or watercolor paint onto paper. You will have custom, ready-to-paint brushes in no time thanks to this simple tutorial. Download the attached watercolor scans and follow the steps below to create your own set of drippy, splashy, and splattered brushes. 1.
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial you will learn how to create a multicolored splashed text effect in Adobe Illustrator. In the beginning you will manipulate the text a little and once ready, you will add some dimension to it with the help of the Bas Relief effect.
What You’ll Be Creating I had a bouquet of yellow roses on the table and decided to draw it. Without a clear picture in mind I usually experiment a lot with colors, gradients, and transparency. In this tutorial I am going to highlight a few tricks that I use when drawing with Adobe Illustrator. 1.
What You’ll Be Creating Coffee rings are a special type of grunge effect that tends to turn accidents into elements. The fluid nature of the effect makes it difficult to reproduce digitally in a realistic manner. Fortunately, they are really easy to create practically, almost unavoidable even! Follow along as I demonstrate how to create, capture, digitize and use your very own Coffee Ring brushes! 1. The Practical Effect To generate coffee rings, one technique might be to just swap out your coaster for a slip of paper on your desk. But I prefer a more controlled and intentional approach. Step 1 Gather the materials for creating the practical effect. Use a heavyweight cardstock or other type of paper that is sturdy enough to withstand the spilled coffee without wrinkling. A small brush or sponge is helpful for controlling the liquid. Then the critical element is a mug of coffee: the darker the roast, the better. Step 2 Place the mug of coffee on one of the sheets…
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Create Custom Coffee Ring Brushes in Adobe Photoshop