Creating a Digital Painting with Photoshop CS5

with Daniel Lieske
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Creating a Digital Painting with Photoshop CS5
Video duration: 0s 2h 17m Intermediate


Work alongside digital artist Daniel Lieske as he uses Adobe Photoshop tools and techniques to create an electronic painting from scratch. This course allows you inside the creative process as Daniel uses intuitive composition techniques to develop an abstract image, then emphasizes certain aspects of that image to create the final artwork. Along the way, pick up techniques to make your own brushes and work with layers and blend modes.

Topics include:
  • Setting up
  • Working with shapes and layers
  • Using the Polygonal Lasso tool
  • Separating the foreground from the background
  • Enhancing the light in the scene
  • Creating a leaf brush
  • Painting a character
  • Post-processing
Design video2brain


- Hello, my name is Daniel Lieske and I am a digital artist and trainer at video2brain. In this course we will learn a powerful collection of Photoshop digital painting techniques. We will explore the vast number of brush settings available in Photoshop and we'll create expressive tools for your works. We will then experiment with Layers and Blend Modes. Afterwards we'll apply the Transform and Puppet Warp tools to parts of your painting.

We'll be working completely from scratch, letting our intuition guide us through the process. After finishing this course you will have the knowledge and the tools that will allow you to bring your imagination to life.

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