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 Pick PERFECT Colors in Photoshop (Coolorus Tutorial)

How to Stylise Your Digital Painting Portraits by Adding Tattoos

How to Paint Tattoos to your Digital Paintings
Here’s an easy way to give your digital portraits a bit of style and personality Painting intricate details such as tattoos can be tough.Getting a 2D graphic to match the contours and grooves of a 3D form is no easy task. Luckily we have digital tools such as Photoshop to help us out.While this tutorial … Read more How to Stylise Your Digital Painting Portraits by Adding Tattoos

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

How to Paint Realistic Eyes: The Ultimate Guide

How to Paint Realistic Eyes
They say that eyes are windows to the soul… From our hidden thoughts to our deepest emotions, eyes can tell us an awful lot about someone. If we wish to paint a truly expressive portrait, it’s vital to learn how to paint realistic eyes.Let’s jump right in! STEP 1: Sketch An Outline 1. Begin your … Read more How to Paint Realistic Eyes: The Ultimate Guide

How to Color ANY Skin Tone in 5 Minutes with Gradient Maps

How to Paint ANY Skin Tone in Under 5 Minutes
Coloring skin can be a tough task. It often looks flat and lacks the subtle complexity in tones that give it a realistic look. Luckily, Photoshop offers a very handy tool to aid us. The tool is called Gradient Maps, and with the right technique they can be used to easily color any skin tone … Read more How to Color ANY Skin Tone in 5 Minutes with Gradient Maps

How to Paint Hair Quickly and Effectively

How to Paint Hair
Painting convincing hair can be difficult. We break the process down into a few easy-to-follow steps. For a full tutorial and walkthrough, watch the video at the end of the post. 1. What NOT to do.. When painting hair, the temptation is to go in with a small brush and begin painting every individual strand … Read more How to Paint Hair Quickly and Effectively

How to Blend Colors in Photoshop: 4 Essential Techniques

How to Blend Color In Photoshop: 4 Essential Techniques
Knowing how to effectively blend colors is arguably the most important aspect to digital painting. Like painting, there is no one ‘right’ way to blend. Photoshop offers a number of tools you can use, and it is up to you as an artist to decide how and when to use them. This depends both on … Read more How to Blend Colors in Photoshop: 4 Essential Techniques