15 TIPS

In this step-by-step professional illustration guide, we see how Japanese illustrator Poshi creates two paintings for a card game.She starts off with ... Read next
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It’s not necessary to do detailed color flatting if making a single illustration, but as I’m making an evolved version as well, I’ll divide the parts ... Read next
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Before I move onto the painting stage, let me explain the basics process of painting.I’ll use the example of a shiny and hard material like the plate ... Read next
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I’m going to add some more details to the “character” layer from the rough draft. 1. I start off by moving the rough “character” layer above the flat ... Read next
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I paint the character using similar methods, and check the overall balance as I paint. I’ll start with the skin. I’ll start with unsaturated, dark col... Read next
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The sword is in the way at this point, so I hide the layer.I’m going to paint on the “clothes” layer. I use the same overall method as the skin that I... Read next
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I’ll paint the armor using the same method as the previous parts.For the gold accents in the “metal” layer, I plan to use an extra step with overlay l... Read next
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The face looked tilted downwards. so I changed it so the character is looking down at the viewer from above. The eye patch was above the hair, so I ad... Read next
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My background layers are still at the rough draft stage as in the image on the left.Before painting, I merge the “color adjustments” and “mountain” la... Read next
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After leaving it for a bit, there are some parts I want to change. I’ll make the final adjustments to the character, including some new details and co... Read next
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I want the character to stand out a little more without sinking into the background, so I’m going to add some lighting around her. First I make an ima... Read next
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I want to add a glowing effect around the sword, so I duplicate the “sword” folder, right-click the copied folder and select [Merge selected layers].I... Read next
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Next I’ll work on the evolution card using the same process as the standard card. I’ll start off by preparing my file.I merge all of the layers in the... Read next
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I’m going to change the color of the standard character while referring to the rough draft of the evolution. I don’t need the eye patch, so I hide the... Read next
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I make the following adjustments to the overall illustration.・ Blurred the bats using the same method as for the birds in part 9・ Changed the color of... Read next
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