photoshop creative
Feb
27

How I Made: Dimensions

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How I Made, by Mark White
February 27, 2017

1. The basic drawing

To begin with, I found a reference image that I wanted to paint in Photoshop. I used the Brush tool and copied it onto my canvas in just basic shades, using a little bit of creative license to interpret the image as a different character.
2. Painting the portrait

The next stage was to begin adding more colour and applying more brushes. I started shading, I gave some colour to the hair and then added a little texture to the background. This is where the subject starts taking shape.
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1. The basic drawing

To begin with, I found a reference image that I wanted to paint in Photoshop. I used the Brush tool and copied it onto my canvas in just basic shades, using a little bit of creative license to interpret the image as a different character.

2. Painting the portrait

The next stage was to begin adding more colour and applying more brushes. I started shading, I gave some colour to the hair and then added a little texture to the background. This is where the subject starts taking shape.

3. Embellishments

Finally, I added lots of shapes, brush strokes and other elements to the picture in order to give a busy feel to the piece. The green tint to the picture was created from adding a new Screen layer and brushing over the final piece.