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Creating realistic scales for a dragon tattoo

Today we're going to look at one of my commercial pieces, and see how I created some of the effects. In particular, we're going to look at this girl right here. Now you see that she's covered with tattoos. I created this for the Epson corporation who're makers of fine printers and scanners, which I use all the time. And right now we're going to look at these tattoos. Now we're getting close so we see that there many tattoos but I want to concentrate on the one right there at the base of her spine and we can see that it's this little part of a dragon there with spikes and scales. And that's what we're going to show today.

So, I'm going to go into the file of the dragon lower back itself. There it is. That is the basic art that was done for the manipulator once it got put onto the skin but this started out as an actual pencil drawing. I had my son Shawn go in there and create this little drawing for me. With the little scales and spikes of how it would be. And then ...

Creating realistic scales for a dragon tattoo
Video duration: 6m 27s 24h 8m Intermediate Updated Jul 22, 2016

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Creating realistic scales for a dragon tattoo provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Bert Monroy as part of the Pixel Playground

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Design Photography
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Illustrator Photoshop
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