advanced photoshop
Sep
21

Pro Photoshop tips for applying effective brush effects

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Tips & Tutorials, by Anna-lisa Saywell

An insight into the creation of this inspiring sci-fi digital painting using Photoshop

It’s recommended to use neutrals for colour blocking. This makes any colours that you add pop out easily.

Pro Photoshop tips for applying effective brush effects

Get colours from the background and overlap them with the character’s existing local colour. This adds more variety and interest.

Blend the colours together by overlapping one stroke over another. Hold Opt/Alt and colour pick adjacent colours as you go.

It’s advisable to work on the background first to establish the light sources for your main subject or character.