Character Design: Asandra The Bloodfire

As one of the central characters of my story, The Legend of Nariko : Mark of Silverfrost, I spent a fair bit of time trying to figure out how best to portray Asandra, The Bloodfire. Early on in the character's inception, I was enamored with the spirit of rebellion against a tyrannical empire. The willful …

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Conclusion to the Simple and Quick Tutorials! Clothing!

Hi everyone! Sorry it has been a while since I've posted anything, its been quite a chaotic few weeks with school term papers and starting work. But luckily I found time to finish this tutorial series! The tools used in this tutorial are the same as in the past tutorials: a Wacom Drawing Tablet with …

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Simple and Quick Tutorial for Coloring and Shading Skin!

As promised last week, here's a tutorial on how to color and shade skin  for your digital art piece! Similar to shading and coloring hair and eyes, the more detail you put into the sketch and ink work, the more you can get out of the image. As always, the tools I use are the …

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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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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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