What?! You're still here?!...okay..but the info below is 10 years out of date. I have many new tricks and tips for making digital art but feel free to spin up with these.


My Tutorials now available in SPANISH/ Espaņol : translated by Savior.

Drawing

Materials: What do I draw this stuff with?

The Basics: Can't start without knowing this stuff!

HANDS part 1

HANDS part 2

FEET

HAIR!!!!

Expressions!!!!

Foreshortening: A short cut?

Creating a Character!


Fighting and Camera Angles


Female

The basic female head/ front view

frontview simplified

The basic female head/ profile

Profile simplified

The 3/4 view female head

3/4 view simplified

the female body

Facial Features Part 1: the EYE

Facial Features Part 2: The Mouth

Chibi Drawing! (aka Super Deformed)

Male

the Male Body

the Male Torso

the Male Head

Action Poses

Mecha

a Basic Mech

Accessories

Clothing part 1: The Physics of Folds

Clothing part 2: Buckles, Snaps and Laces

Weapons: Pistols and Revolvers

StoryBoards (semi Tutorial)

PhotoShop

How to color lineart in Photoshop via Channels


How to Color Lineart in
Paint Shop Pro


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How to use Blending modes in Photoshop to create amazing colored art!
Click here to see how to color comics like "BattleChasers".

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How to use Textures and layer effects to create "Intron Depot" like backdrops for your pinups!
Don't have a high end 3D rendering program? Now worries! I'll show you how to fake it!

text can be difficult to read in the HTML version on screen resolutions higher the 800x600

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Scanning Line Art
How to get the cleanest scan from your inked art.

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Photoshop Effects


*NEW*
Speedlines via Custom Brushes


Displacement Maps


Faking Comic Tones


Getting Realistic SkinTones

Rain


Lens Flares

Metal Objects


Energy Blasts

FireBall / Plasma Ball

Neon Signs

Smoke

Japanese Lessons

Katakana
Hirigana
Numbers
Calendar Items
Colors
© 2011 Patrick Shettlesworth