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 … Read more

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 … Read more

How to Pick PERFECT Colors in Photoshop (Coolorus Tutorial)

How to Pick PERFECT Colors in Photoshop (Coolorus Review & Tutorial)
We love Photoshop… but the color picker sucks! Enter Coolorus.This handy Photoshop plug-in will completely revolutionise the way you color your digital paintings. It will not only will speed up your workflow, but also help you pick better colors, with less headache. If you often feel lost in a sea of color, Coolorus will help … Read more

How to Fix ‘Blurry’ Digital Paintings with Hard and Soft Brushes

Hard vs Soft Edge Brushes in Photoshop
Do your paintings look a little blurry around the edges? Chances are, you’re over-using soft brushes, without going in and defining enough sharp details with a hard brush. Using ONLY hard edge brushes won’t work either though – you’ll lose the smooth edges necessary to create soft transitions and gradients.The key is to use a … Read more

Step-By-Step Case Study: “Luna” Digital Portrait

Digital Painting Case Study: The Making of David Belliveau's 'Luna'
Painting portraits doesn’t need to be an intimidating task. David Belliveau talks us through the exact steps he used to paint his ‘Luna’ painting. Though a lot of time obviously goes into a painting like this, the process itself is relatively straightforward. David generally starts in black and white, which gives him the freedom to … Read more

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