Last year, my friends had a chance to visit the Carpathian region of Eastern Europe. They brought back lots of photos and interesting stories about their adventures. I was so inspired by the atmosphere of these places that I had an idea for a picture.
Following, I present you the process of creation of the matte painting”Distant Shores”, inspired by the magnificent works of matte artistsDylan Cole, Steven Messing and Yannick Dusseault (among others). This painting is also fruit of the many things I learned from the book”D’Artiste: Matte Painting” (Ballistic Publishing) which compiles some of the richest collection of […]
This tutorial is partly a development of my knowledge with Painter IX program, hence this is still amatuer level. Hopefully, you can get some pointers here. Anyway read on to see how this piece is done using Painter IX with Wacom tablet. I scanned this drawing in Photoshop in original blue pencil sketch then I […]
For this Tutorial, I used Painter 7. I slapped on some colors with the palette knife, trying to get an over all feel for the mood of this painting. I quickly blended the color a bit with the opaque round brush, with resaturation set to zero, and bleed turned up. I kept the feature fairly […]