Nondestructive layer painting (NDLP): Your creative safety net


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Nondestructive layer painting (NDLP): Your 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'll take a look at my solution for a creative safety net, while interpreting photos into paintings. I call it non-destructive layer painting. Now, what I've created here is just a little schematic, so I can show you, conceptually, how this works.

And we are starting with our source photograph, and in this case, it's the image we've been working on up 'til now. This actually is not exactly that image, but let's presume that this is the image that we will be starting with, that we've been working on, in the whole first phase of our title. So, you have a prepared photograph as a layer. What's going to happen when we apply the actio...

Nondestructive layer painting (NDLP): Your creative safety net
Video duration: 5m 54s 4h 46m Intermediate

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Nondestructive layer painting (NDLP): Your creative safety net provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Digital Painting: Architecture

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Design
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Photoshop Wacom
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