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Create art like Helene Marie

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Tips & Tutorials, by Mark White
September 11, 2015

Check out these tips from Helene herself…

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1. The initial sketch

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This marmot painting originally started on paper. Draw your subject with a pencil and sketchpad and scan it onto your computer to use in Photoshop.

2. Colouring in

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The second step is to place the colours and start blending, paying attention to the details, especially the fur. Use the Mixer Brush with a soft round edge.

3. Embellishing the backdrop

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Choose a neutral background and then paint the bubbles, taking care to have some glass, transparency and colour present in the reflections.

4. Touching up

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Lastly, frame your painting with the right colour and lighting. To do this, add a layer of Colour Balance adjustment so that the subject matches the same tone as the background.