NDLP: A creative safety net


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NDLP: A creative safety net

If you were a high-wire tightrope artist, you'd prefer a safety net, wouldn't you? I know I would. Likewise, when interpreting a photograph into a painting, a safety net can provide the ability to back out of undesirable results, as well as embolden you to experiment and try out ideas you'd otherwise avoid. In this video, we will take a look at my solution for a creative safety net while interpreting photos into painting. I call it non-destructive layer painting. The holiday scene that we are using for this project could have been painted directly on the digital canvas using only the trusty undue, or alternatively, regular file saving to provide any means of backing out of an undesirable result.

Instead, I employed non-destructive layer painting which enables me to build up a painting in layers. This technique not only acts as a safety net, it lets you build up a painting in organized layers. If you need to make a correction later on, for example, you can go to the layer that iso...

NDLP: A creative safety net
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NDLP: A creative safety net provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Digital Painting: Street Scene

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Design
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Photoshop
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