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What You’ll Be Creating Last time we were designing and sketching a zombie dragon . Today we’re going to make it more real by creating a digital painting in Adobe Photoshop. I’ll show you a clean, non-destructive way of painting digitally—we’ll be using Layer Masks and maps known from 3D modeling. I’ll explain to you how ambient occlusion works and how to add color and lighting to it with proper Blending Modes. We’re going to create a complete piece of concept art with three very simple brushes you’ll make yourself. Follow me! 1. Prepare the Workspace Step 1 We need to prepare the sketch we created before. If your line art has been drawn traditionally, scan it or take a good photo of it. Step 2 Create a New File (Control-N) and choose dimensions that will let you work comfortably. The bigger, the better, but don’t go overboard! If you’re not sure about how big you can go, try 5000 px x 5000 px , choose a complicated brush, and paint a big stroke quickly. If it doesn’t lag, you’re free to go. Paste your line art to the file and, if necessary, scale it with the Free Transform Tool (Control-T). Step 3 Name the layer with the sketch lineart . Change its…
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Create Zombie Dragon Concept Art: Painting in Adobe Photoshop
What You’ll Be Creating What is the most exciting and delightful part of Halloween? No doubt, it’s trick-or-treat! In this tutorial we are going to depict a cute, furry monster who has already gathered a basketful of yummy treats. We will use basic shapes and Warp effects, Pathfinder functions, and some simple freehand drawing with the Pencil Tool. Unwind your imagination and let’s get started! 1. Start Shaping the Monster From Scratch Step 1 I’ve prepared before starting my work in Adobe Illustrator by making this pencil sketch on regular office paper. You can use my sketch for practice, or go ahead and create your own fancy monster! Follow this tutorial as a sample guide, learning some techniques that you can apply to your drawing. Start by placing (File > Place) your sketch in the blank document. Grab the Ellipse Tool (L), set the Fill color to None and the Stroke
What You’ll Be Creating In this beginner tutorial, we’ll combine drawing tools and simple shape-building tools to create a spooky, Halloween-inspired pattern. All three designs within the pattern are formed from basic shapes: circles, squares, and triangles. Fire up
In the following Halloween lantern vector tutorial you will learn how to create a paper bag lantern vector illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to set up a simple grid and create the main shape using basic vector shapes. You will learn how to add shading and highlights using the Pathfinder panel and some simple blending techniques. Using built-in brushes and raster effects along with some basic masking techniques, you will learn how to add subtle textures. Add some glowing spookiness and you’ll have the perfect Halloween lantern vector for the month of scares. Tutorial Details: Halloween Lantern Vector Program: Adobe Illustrator CC Difficulty: Beginner-Intermediate Topics Covered: Basic Tools and Effects, Masking, Blending and Trasnform techniques Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour Final Image: Halloween Lantern Vector As always, this is the final Halloween lantern vector that we’ll be creating: Step 1: Halloween Lantern Vector Hit Control + N to create a new document to begin this Halloween lantern vector tutorial. Select Pixels from the Units drop-down menu, enter 600 in the width and height boxes then click on the Advanced button. Select RGB , Screen (72ppi) and make sure that the Align New Objects to Pixel Grid box is unchecked before you click OK . Enable the Grid ( View > Show Grid ) and the Snap to Grid ( View > Snap to …
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What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial you will learn how to create a simple spider web illustration in Adobe Illustrator.
What You’ll Be Creating Through the combination of drawn elements and scanned pieces, we’ll create a Halloween-inspired collage that looks as if it’s been sewn, crocheted, and appliquéd rather than the digital artwork it really is. Download the asset pack included in this tutorial and let’s get crafting with Adobe Photoshop. 1.
What You’ll Be Creating Whether you’re fresh to vector, or you’re an
What You’ll Be Creating Halloween is fast approaching, and suitably gothic Victoriana designs are back in vogue. Celebrate your upcoming Halloween gathering with a vintage-style, steampunk-inspired poster. Here we’ve advertised a Victorian Seance event (spooky!), but you can edit the text to suit your own purposes.
What You’ll Be Creating Halloween is a bewitching holiday that always brings us a lot of fun with its spooky, mysterious atmosphere! Join me in this tutorial to create a whimsical scene featuring a haunted house on a hill in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll use the Pencil Tool, Gradient Tool, Blending Modes, and our boundless imagination. Sharpen your digital pencils and let’s get started! 1. Start from Scratch and Form Your Color Palette Step 1 I usually start creating my artwork by making a rough sketch. When the sketch is ready, create a New Document of a comfortable size in Adobe Illustrator and set it to RGB Color Mode. File > Place your sketch in the document and click twice on the layer in
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create a dark gravestone illustration in Adobe Illustrator.