How to Paint Anything: The ULTIMATE Guide to Rendering

Painting from imagination doesn’t need to be difficult..The key is understanding how different types of light work. Luckily, there’s an 8-step “recipe” to painting light from imagination – which I’m going to be covering in-depth in my upcoming program, Illustration From Imagination. And today, I wanted to give you a sneak-peak of one of these lessons!Today’s … Read moreHow to Paint Anything: The ULTIMATE Guide to Rendering

Blending Modes: 3 Easy Ways to Color Your Digital Paintings

3 Best Blending Modes for Digital Painting

There are a TON of different blending modes in Photoshop, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed by them all..Color, color dodge, overlay, multiply, lighten…..What does each one do?….Which one should I use??……What the hell does “color dodge” even mean?!?But here’s the thing: while every blending mode has it’s uses, you only really need to master … Read moreBlending Modes: 3 Easy Ways to Color Your Digital Paintings

How to Save Your Paintings For Web (With Perfect Quality!)

Save For Web in Adobe Photoshop

Do you have a portfolio, Behance, Society 6, or other online platform?If you don’t save your artwork properly, you could be losing views without knowing it!In today’s tutorial, you’ll learn how to save your digital paintings in a way that they’ll load MUCH faster online (and with perfect quality). Watch the video to find out … Read moreHow to Save Your Paintings For Web (With Perfect Quality!)

Anatomy360: Need an Anatomy Reference From Any Angle? Try This!

Ever wish you could rotate a photo, to draw it from another angle?That’s exactly the problem that Anatomy360 solves!This awesome app let’s you quickly rotate models, so you can draw and paint them from any angle you need. You can also control the color, direction and intensity of the lighting, and even add a colored … Read moreAnatomy360: Need an Anatomy Reference From Any Angle? Try This!

Color Thumbnails: How to Pick Better Colors (Fast!)

Color Thumbnails: Free Tutorial

Here’s a cool trick that can save you a LOT of time and frustration in trying to pick the right colors for your painting..I’ve started using this technique before I start any painting, and it’s been a lifesaver! In just a few clicks, I can now try an infinite number of color combinations, to make … Read moreColor Thumbnails: How to Pick Better Colors (Fast!)

How to Paint Better Textures (Painting Little Touches of Realism)

How to Paint Better Textures (Painting Little Touches of Realism)

Texture brushes can be a HUGE time-saver, but they should only be the first step in adding details…To really make your painting pop, it’s important to zoom in and add some details by hand. This doesn’t need to be difficult – the important thing is that you remember the direction of your light source.Watch the … Read moreHow to Paint Better Textures (Painting Little Touches of Realism)

10 Premium Brushes for Painting GORGEOUS Skin Details

Polish your digital portraits with these texture brushes – quickly paint pores, freckles, beauty marks, and more!When painting skin, the devil is in the details. It’s the small touches like pores, freckles and beauty marks that really take a portrait to the next level. But the problem? They can take FOREVER to paint.. So we’ve put together … Read more10 Premium Brushes for Painting GORGEOUS Skin Details

How to Paint Realistic Hair (in Just 5 Mins!)

The ULTIMATE Brushes for Painting Realistic Hair (In Just 5 Minutes!)

With the right set of brushes, painting hair can be incredibly easy!Do you spend a lot of time painting hair for your characters, only to end up disappointed because the final result looks stiff and flat? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. In today’s tutorial, you’ll learn how to use the power of hair brushes to see … Read moreHow to Paint Realistic Hair (in Just 5 Mins!)

How to Draw PERFECT, Smooth Lines on Your Tablet (3 Life-Saving Tips)

Finally, drawing smooth lines won’t take you forever…Anyone who’s tried digital painting knows how frustrating it can be to paint smooth lines using a stylus and tablet. Especially if you’re used to drawing with pencil on paper, using a tablet can feel awkward and at times painfully difficult. If the struggle sounds familiar, this tutorial is for … Read moreHow to Draw PERFECT, Smooth Lines on Your Tablet (3 Life-Saving Tips)

How to Achieve a Traditional Look With Texture Brushes

Digital Painting Tips: Achieving Realistic Look With Texture Brushes

Do your digital paintings look too flat or “airbrushed”?Learn how to add a touch of texture to your paintings, and give them that warm, “traditional” look of oil or acrylic!Watch the video below to find out:How to make your digital paintings look like oil or acrylicHow to preserve texture while blendingCorrecting mistakes in your paintings … Read moreHow to Achieve a Traditional Look With Texture Brushes