As promised last week, here's a tutorial on how to color and shade skin for your digital art piece! Similar to shading and coloring hair and eyes, the more detail you put into the sketch and ink work, the more you can get out of the image. As always, the tools I use are the … Continue reading Simple and Quick Tutorial for Coloring and Shading Skin!
Continuing the work on my latest piece, here is a tutorial for how to color, shade, and highlight hair. One important consideration to make is that the quality of the shading and highlighting you can achieve will be based on the amount of detail you put into the hair. For this picture, I realized during … Continue reading Simple and Quick Digital Art Hair Tutorial
While working on my latest piece, I thought I would make a tutorial for how to color eyes. To color, I use a drawing tablet with stylus and the PaintSai Program. I find using PaintSai is very forgiving as it is easier to use and allows the user to undo several steps rather than one. … Continue reading Quick Tutorial for Coloring, Shading and Highlighting Eyes!
A sketch and then inked character design for a character in the series I am writing. Character design can be used for many things, but most importantly to tell the observer about the character. Take this lovely young lady for example. Observing this picture, you can tell some of her traits: - The rather modest … Continue reading Opinions and Advice from an Amateur Artist of 9 years
Just a quick sketch and color of two of the main characters of the story I am writing. I like using an anime style mostly because it was the style I learned growing up, though now I'm trying to learn a somewhat more realistic style that still remains somewhat cartoon-ish. I find that creating concept … Continue reading Cute Concept Art for Story Characters