Sharper isn't always better..
Hard-edged, crisp details are important..
But to get the full effect, you need to carefully balance them..
Adding areas of blur can work wonders for your composition - helping your subject pop, adding a sense of depth, and even creating a sense of movement. In this short tutorial we give you three creative tips you can use to start improving your paintings right away.
Download the PSD and Brushes:
Click HERE to download the brushes and layered PSD file (for Digital Painting Academy members only).
Watch the video below to find out:
- How to add atmosphere with depth of field
- 2 ways to add movement and energy to flat paintings with motion blur
- The power of non-destructive blur filters in Photoshop
Related: Painting with Hard vs. Soft Edges