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Digital painting tutorial
Hi, guys! 
Here are the steps of my new painting "The Chase"

The first step is a black and white sketch, very rough, just to establish the composition. I often try to place main objects in a scene following the rule of 3ds, this gives balance and harmony to the picture. 

Next step is refining the shape and form. I made the ship on the left more white, to show that he is away from the ship in front. It is the rule of the air perspective. I also refined the sky.

I dodged the ship behind a bit more, like he's in the thin haze. Then i started to detail the sea. I wanted the light to come through the waves to give the water that wonderfull inner glowing. I studied reference photos of the wawes to understand the physics of the sea water. Notice how i painted reflections of the ship on the left side.

When i finished the main forms i bega
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Galaxy Photoshop Action CS3+ by Kluzya Galaxy Photoshop Action CS3+ :iconkluzya:Kluzya 2 0 Space Wallpaper by magicgfx Space Wallpaper :iconmagicgfx:magicgfx 1 1 Cosmic Photoshop Action by Kluzya Cosmic Photoshop Action :iconkluzya:Kluzya 1 0 Learning How to Create Space by LittleKaiju Learning How to Create Space :iconlittlekaiju:LittleKaiju 6 3 Nebula tutorial by SEVMD Nebula tutorial :iconsevmd:SEVMD 203 5 Moons by Qzma Moons :iconqzma:Qzma 175 30 Lightning and Fire Tutorial by KethusNadroev Lightning and Fire Tutorial :iconkethusnadroev:KethusNadroev 959 125 Simple Eye Coloring Tutorial by Qzma Simple Eye Coloring Tutorial :iconqzma:Qzma 160 10 Sun Tutorial by Qzma Sun Tutorial :iconqzma:Qzma 1,058 54 Nebula Planet Space by Validtility Nebula Planet Space :iconvalidtility:Validtility 7 0 My painting brushes (Concept art, speedpainting) by SoldatNordsken My painting brushes (Concept art, speedpainting) :iconsoldatnordsken:SoldatNordsken 8,961 432 Ornaments from stardust by Elbereth-de-Lioncour Ornaments from stardust :iconelbereth-de-lioncour:Elbereth-de-Lioncour 120 21 Ink and Paint - Print Quality by peacefreak99 Ink and Paint - Print Quality :iconpeacefreak99:peacefreak99 139 38 Heart Bokeh Photoshop and GIMP Brushes by redheadstock Heart Bokeh Photoshop and GIMP Brushes :iconredheadstock:redheadstock 278 14 High Resolution Lens Flares for Photoshop by pixelstains High Resolution Lens Flares for Photoshop :iconpixelstains:pixelstains 346 26

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Nice addition or substitution to SAI from what I understand (I Haven't used SAI just parroting what I have heard).

It ends today however sometimes it isn't over first thing in the morning.


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Funerium Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch, always appreciated. :ahoy:
Etskuni Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2016
Thanks for watching :thanks:
Carota17 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks for the watch! ^^
NeoStockz Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
I have an exciting new 'Dark Art Apparel' project... if that sounds like your jam, you can check out the new collection here: Dark Art Tees

All the best

Conzz 8-)
TinaLouiseUk Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
848491e45ae394c4497a63c645491c3e-d9b7yni by TinaLouiseUk
DamaiMikaz Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for adding [Video tutorial] How to tweak traditional artwork to your favorites. I'm glad you like my art :)
fram1963 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2016
Thanks for the watch! :)
Palabara Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thx so much for the watch. Appreciate the support!
SnowSultan Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2015   Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch.
hiram67 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thx very much 4 watch :)
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