As always. The more you observe what’s around you, the better your work will become. It doesn’t mean copying everything you see, it just means taking away the essence of the subject or emotion you are trying to convey.
Here’s a quick tutorial to get a brush that isn’t too harsh or fuzzy. The base brush is the Photoshop Default hard round brush. I use it to blend my work at 100% opacity. This helps avoid a look that’s too smooth or harsh.
Things to note: 1. Try not to draw each and every strand of hair. Even when it’s an extreme close-up the only strands that show up are the ones closest to the viewer. Doing this can prevent the image from becoming flat. 2. The lighter the hair tone, the more shades will be visible. […]
A lot of people have asked me how to avoid the muddy blending or soft looking drawings. The simplest way for me is by using the basic Photoshop brush, hard round brush. The brush is pictured in the sample page. I tend to use the soft round brush very sparingly. The tutorial piece was done […]