Simple and Quick Digital Art Hair Tutorial

Continuing the work on my latest piece, here is a tutorial for how to color, shade, and highlight hair. One important consideration to make is that the quality of the shading and highlighting you can achieve will be based on the amount of detail you put into the hair. For this picture, I realized during …

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Judging a Book by its Cover

We all do it.When walking through a bookstore, do we look through the descriptions of all the books we pass by? Of course not, that would take far too much time out of our already increasingly busy lives. The old phrase "Don't Judge a Book by its Cover" works well when talking about people, but …

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Quick Tutorial for Coloring, Shading and Highlighting Eyes!

While working on my latest piece, I thought I would make a tutorial for how to color eyes. To color, I use a drawing tablet with stylus and the PaintSai Program. I find using PaintSai is very forgiving as it is easier to use and allows the user to undo several steps rather than one. …

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Opinions and Advice from an Amateur Artist of 9 years

A sketch and then inked character design for a character in the series I am writing. Character design can be used for many things, but most importantly to tell the observer about the character. Take this lovely young lady for example. Observing this picture, you can tell some of her traits: - The rather modest …

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