Beginner s Guide to Digital Painting in Photoshop

Author: 3DTotal Publishing
Publisher: 3Dtotal Pub
ISBN: 0955153077
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Art

A step-by-step guide to digital painting in Photoshop that covers the fundamental aspects in an accessible and comprehensive fashion.

Digital Painting in Photoshop

Author: Susan Ruddick Bloom
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781136110856
Release Date: 2012-11-12
Genre: Design

Have you ever considered using Photoshop to create fine art? Photoshop is usually used for enhancing photos, but this extremely powerful software package is capable of so much more. Every feature, from brushes to background, can be customised and optimised for artistic effect. With a little guidance from a pro, your photoshop results can go from competent retouching of images to visually stunning re-interpretations of them, turning everyday pictures into breathtaking works of art. In this beautiful and inspiring book, acclaimed artist, author and lecturer Susan Bloom shows you how to do just that. Starting with the fundamentals: creating your own artistic brushes and textured papers virtually, she goes on to demonstrate how to create a variety of classic artistic styles in Photoshop, with chapters on watercolours, pastels, charcoal and oil. Further chapters cover illustration techniques in photoshop, and using third-party software to create painterly effects. While the results are highly polished and realistic, this is not a book written specifically for artists. The techniques are aimed squarely at the Photoshop user looking to broaden their pallette, with emphasis on altering photographs to create artwork, rather than creating artwork from scratch. Beautifully written, clearly laid out, and guaranteeing inspiring results, this book is a must-have for every Photoshop user.

Beginner s Guide to Creating Manga Art

Author: Steven Cummings
Publisher: 3Dtotal Pub
ISBN: 0956817165
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Art

Presents a step-by-step guide to creating manga art, focusing on coloring, drawing, and designing characters using traditional and digital methods.

Digital Painting Techniques

Author: 3dtotal.Com,
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781136135811
Release Date: 2012-10-12
Genre: Art

Discover the tips, tricks and techniques that really work for concept artists, matte painters and animators. Compiled by the team at, Digital Painting Techniques, Volume 1 offers digital inspiration with hands-on insight and techniques from professional digital artists. More than just a gallery book - within Digital Painting Techniques each artist has written a breakdown overview, with supporting imagery of how they made their piece of work. Beginner and intermediate digital artists will be inspired by the gallery style collection of the finest examples of digital painting from world renowned digital artists. Start your mentorship into the world of digital painting today with some of the greatest digital artists in the world and delve into professional digital painting techiques, such as speed painting, custom brush creation and matte painting. Develop your digital painting skills beyond the variety of free online digital painting tutorials and apply the most up to date techniques to your digital canvas with Digital Painting Techniques for Animators.


Author: ImagineFX
ISBN: 1843405784
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Art

Explains how to use digital painting programs to create manga fantasy art, with tips and techniques for beginners and details on creating images from initial line drawing through finished color art.

Beginner s Guide to Comic Art Characters

Author: 3dtotal Publishing
Publisher: 3dtotal Publishing
ISBN: 1909414271
Release Date: 2016-02-01
Genre: Comic books, strips, etc

Draw like a pro! Create fantastic, imaginative art for your comics with the comprehensive "Beginner's Guide to Comic Art."

The Photoshop and Painter Artist Tablet Book

Author: Cher Threinen-Pendarvis
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780321903358
Release Date: 2013-08-29
Genre: Computers

Provides instructions for blending traditional drawing and painting skills with technological advances to create digital art.

The Digital Matte Painting Handbook

Author: David B. Mattingly
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118078044
Release Date: 2011-04-18
Genre: Computers

The only how-to guide dedicated to mastering the technique of digital matte painting! Matte painting affords seamless integration between an artist’s painting with live action film footage and allows for greater flexibility and creative input in the appearance of movie settings. This unique book reveals a variety of tools and techniques that are both industry and classroom tested and will enhance your existing skill set. Veteran author and instructor David Mattingly walks you through the process of creating a matte painting, starting with rough concept sketches, working out the perspective drawing, adding light and shadow, and texturing all of the elements in the painting. You’ll gradually upgrade to using Adobe After Effects and Autodesk Maya in order to fulfill your matte painting vision. Escorts you through the process of creating a matte painting, starting with the initial concept sketch, adding light and shadow, texturing elements, and incorporating motion and depth Author is an experienced matte artist and teacher and shares a plethora of unique industry- and classroom-tested tools and techniques Features helpful step-by-step instructions accompanied by screen shots and photos to illustrate the process of creating a matte painting Whether you’re creating a background for a studio production, independent film, TV commercial, or YouTube video, The Digital Matte Painting Handbook helps you successfully complete your project. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Digital Painting Techniques

Author: (Firm)
Publisher: 3Dtotal Pub
ISBN: 0955153069
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Art

Building on the success of the previous two volumes, Digital Painting Techniques: Volume 3 explores the latest digital painting techniques.

Digital Character Painting Using Photoshop CS3

Author: Don Seegmiller
Publisher: Course Technology PTR
ISBN: 1584505338
Release Date: 2007-08
Genre: Computers

Provides a unique combination of ideas and techniques that teach both the fundamentals of character design and the skills of digital painting by exploring the key principles of design and teaching conventional artists how to enhance their traditional skills and transfer them to the Web through a variety of tutorials, images, tools, and exercises, found on the accompanying CD-ROM. Original. (Intermediate)

Master the Art of Speed Painting

Author: 3dtotal Publishing
Publisher: 3dtotal Publishing
ISBN: 1909414344
Release Date: 2016-06

Explore the process of creating digital art in no time at all with this comprehensive guide to speed painting.