How to Re-Color Your Linework in Photoshop (Quick Tip!)

Struggling with your linework? When you start a new illustration, the color of your linework can sometimes clash with the colors in your painting, especially when you’re picking darker colors. Today I’ve got a quick trick that will allow you to recolor parts of your linework in no time! Watch the video to find out … Read moreHow to Re-Color Your Linework in Photoshop (Quick Tip!)

Digital Painting: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

Fancy yourself an artist? Here’s the ultimate step-by-step guide to becoming a 21st Century painter! Do you want to be a digital artist, but don’t know where to start? Perhaps you’ve done a Google search before, but felt overwhelmed by all the information, or intimidated by what the authors assumed you already know. I’ve realized … Read moreDigital Painting: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

How to Paint Anything: The ULTIMATE Guide to Rendering

Admit it… most of us spend more time than we should scrolling through our Instagram feeds. 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 … 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 … 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 … Read moreHow to Save Your Paintings For Web (With Perfect Quality!)

Dodge & Burn: How to Fix Highlights In Your Paintings (+ a Cool Trick!)

Dodge & Burn

The dodge & burn tools can be a great way to add more highlights, shadows and contrast.. IF used in the right way! Dodge & burn can be a great way to quickly add highlights and shadows without muddying your colors. And today, I want to show you an unusual trick that makes them 10x … Read moreDodge & Burn: How to Fix Highlights In Your Paintings (+ a Cool Trick!)

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. … Read moreHow to Paint Better Textures (Painting Little Touches of Realism)