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What You’ll Be Creating Traditional painting by default is not very precise. The brushes are made for creating big patches of colors that may become details when observed from a distance. When you try to paint at a smaller scale using a tiny brush, it turns into a drawing. In digital painting the border between drawing and painting is quite blurred. In the end it boils down to one difference: if you’re trying to control the stroke, you’re drawing; if you want the stroke to be free and expressive, you’re painting. The problem occurs when you want to be expressive with your strokes and make them behave at the same time. It’s not possible in traditional painting, but in Photoshop we can do it quite easily, without overusing the Eraser Tool. Do you want to know how to turn a piece of line art into a beautiful painting and make the lines obsolete in the process? Follow me then! Tutorial Assets (optional) My brush pack Leather texture 1. Prepare the Painting Base Before we start painting we need to define the areas that the brush shouldn’t cross. If we didn’t do it first, we would need to control every stroke afterwards. By defining the borders we’ll force …
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How to Remove Lines From a Drawing: Convert a Drawing Into a Digital Painting
In the Design & Illustration section, we have a large community of readers and instructors… otherwise known as Team Awesome . We’re looking for a few more people to join our instructor ranks to create amazing educational content… could you be who we’re looking for? What We’re Looking For We’re looking for some new instructors to help fill regular content spots in the following areas: Vector Does the thought of smooth curves and creating graphics with the minimal point count get you going? Whatever your software choice (Adobe Illustrator, Sketch, CorelDRAW, GIMP, Inkscape, Affinity Designer, etc…), we’re looking for beginner to advanced tutorials, small or long projects. We’re especially interested in editorial illustration , infographics and text effects , but if your talent can match or better our current instructors, there will be space for you on the team! Design Skills & Theory Do you know what makes a good …
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What You’ll Be Creating With this tutorial I’d like to show you how to create a piece of isometric art using Hexel and Illustrator. Read on to learn about Hexel’s fast pace to iterate concepts and easy-to-create neat textures. To follow the tutorial with ease, I recommend that you download the resources provided with the tutorial, have Hexel and a graphic tablet ready to draw, and Illustrator open. When you do, scroll down to begin. 1. Iterate Concepts With Hexel Step 1 With Hexel open and the graphics tablet wired, create a new file
What You’ll Be Creating With this tutorial I’d like to show you how to create a piece of isometric art using
What You’ll Be Creating This tutorial was originally published in January 2013 as a Tuts+ Premium tutorial. It is now available free to view. Although this tutorial does not use the latest version of Adobe Illustrator, its techniques and process are still relevant.
What You’ll Be Creating Vector Avatar Creation for Beginners is the ideal course for those who are new to Adobe Illustrator and don’t know where to start. In this course, you’ll learn step by step, shape by shape, how to create a cartoon-style avatar from a stock image.
What You’ll Be Creating Sometimes our artwork can look a bit flat and two-dimensional, but there is a quick fix for this! I will show you how using Photoshop’s default soft brush (with a few minor tweaks) and Layer Masks, you can create the illusion of depth of field in your artwork. What Is Depth of Field? Here’s
In this tutorial I will show you how to turn your doodles and sketches into vectors! This tutorial uses custom brushes, the Paintbrush tool, Pen tool, and the Live Paint Bucket tool. Even if your not a huge fan of the cuteness, you can use these techniques for other illustrations, logos, and vector elements.
Tuts+ has always been about taking complex concepts and breaking them down into simple, step-by-step tutorials. But recently we set ourselves a new challenge: create some tutorials specifically aimed at kids,
What You’ll Be Creating Hello there fellow readers! In today’s tutorial you will learn how to create a San Fran inspired house using some of Adobe Illustrator’s basic tools such as the Rectangle Tool , the Rounded Rectangle Tool , and the Pen Tool . We will see why using layers can improve the speed and precision of our workflow, but most importantly how simple geometric shapes can create detailed artwork in a matter of moments. That being said, let’s power up Illustrator and start building. 1. Setting Up Our Document The first thing I always do when I start working on a new project is to make sure that my document is set up properly. That being said, let’s create a New Document (File > New or Control…