By James Fritz | Friday, August 23, 2013
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This week’s Pixel Playground technique will teach you how to add a belly to your dragon tattoo in Adobe Photoshop.
Over the past few weeks we’ve been adding more details to our dragon tattoo and this week we’ll complete the dragon by adding the belly. To create the belly, begin by using the Pen tool to draw the various shapes of the belly. Next, duplicate the bottom portion of the path to help form the shape of the creases along the bottom of the belly. After adding fills for the belly shapes, create a layer and paint in the tones of the belly. Finally, make a new brush out of two rectangles and brush in the top of the belly, then finish the design by adding Inner Glow and Drop Shadow effects.
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