Fantasy Art Genius Guide by Charlie Crooks

By Charlie Crooks

Delving into the fantastic international of myth artwork, this ebook will advisor you thru developing gorgeous characters, creatures, landscapes and extra. masking Photoshop, Painter, PaintTool SAI, ArtRage and extra, specialist artists will enable you create awesome paintings thats out of this international! during this bookazine... the fundamental advisor to designing & developing beautiful fable paintings Characters - From norse goddess to vampire pin-up Creatures - deliver legendary beasts to existence Landscapes - Create beautiful delusion worlds thought - Compose magical scenes additionally inside... - the principles of myth paintings pics - 22 fable paintings advice and strategies - Magical portrait artwork - Create a comicbook personality - layout a Weta personality - The artwork of creature production - layout unique robotic mechs - Create armoured creatures - increase fantastical animals - Paint a sci/fantasy scene - Paint a myth snowscape - Create an area panorama - Paint a matte panorama - construct landscapes from images - construct myth structure - proposal paintings for a heroine - myth lighting fixtures - Sci-fi proposal paintings - Videogame notion paintings

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Fantasy Art Genius Guide 07 Detail and texture I am now happy with the secondary forms and can start to see where my detail needs to go. DamStandard is my new favourite brush for going into these soft forms and giving them some sharpness. They fold into the surface and create a pinched, V-shaped crease, instead of a U-shaped crease like the normal Standard brush makes. I also add a noise pass to create the pore effect on the surface. Playing around with the scale and intensity of the noise function can create awesome pore- and skin-like textures.

Draw it on the canvas in Edit mode beside the Plane and choose MatCap White Cavity material from the ZBrush library. Pick the MatCap tool and start sampling from the illustration reference. Click the image and drag the cursor until a red arrow points outwards. Repeat this several times, bearing in mind the direction of the facing surfaces. When happy with the colour, hit Cmd/Ctrl and start grabbing the highlighted areas. Doing this we can create specular highlights. 16 Practise makes perfect At the beginning, without knowledge of fabric dynamics, it is very difficult to sculpt believable folds.

Now set the layer to Overlay at 47% Opacity. This layer serves two purposes, adding a bit of texture to our piece, but also lightening the whole composition slightly. Good advice The simplest of features can say a lot about a person, from the shoes they wear, the look on their face, or even simply how they present themselves in public. If you look hard enough you will find that everyone wears a story on the surface. As an illustrator you need to pick up on these subtle things and apply them to your own work.

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