Painting / Drawing

Making of Tainted

Ever since I've known about the character, I've always wanted to paint the Pierrot. There's something really vulnerable and tragic about him that makes him s...

Texturing with Misss_Fast_Skin shader

This is just an example how one can go about texturing with the misss_fast_skin shader for mental ray. I am by no means an expert when using this shader, but...

Making of Birth [Contains Nudity]

One of my first priorities when I begin to imagine a new painting is portraying beauty and balance. My palettes will often shift, sometimes quite dramaticall...

Making of Grenat

This picture was done with a Wacom Tablet and Photoshop CS3, in a total of about 150 or 200 hours. The original file size and resolution is, respectively, 45...

Making of Cathedrale

This picture was a research piece for a feature-length 3d movie, People of the Elephant. The purpose of the brief was to make a large view of the cathedral d...

Portrait painting

The main shape is loosely sketched with a large brush with a 60% opacity. At this stage, I don't worry too much about precision of the strokes. Mostly, I use...

How to paint Fur

Here is the way I usually go about rendering fur in Photoshop. You'll find that its actually pretty simple, but can often require a lot of patience if you wa...

How to paint Dirt Textures

Here is a very simple, generic tutorial I wrote up for a dirty metal texture. I tried to keep it pretty easy. This is just a starting point... I'm building o...

Making of Return to The Fire Escape

I decided that for this tutorial I will be adding a lot more detail shots throughout the process so that you can get a better idea of how loose my brushwork ...

Making of Blue Dragon

The final image, probably my first attempt in a long, long time to color something in Photoshop, been too comfortable with Painter. I got too scared with Pho...

Making of Another Rainy Day

In this tutorial I will be showing you how to paint a rainy day scene without having to paint any weather effects, but rather the feeling will be conveyed pu...

Introduction to Levels

Scanning a drawing, sketch, portfolio piece, even a photo is one of the black arts of Photoshop. There are people out there who know so much about the adjust...

Photo Manipulation -Blending

That's a tutorial for Photoshop 7. What I call Set of Brush (brushes with different values of opacity and flow) is an easy way to caricature the best use of ...

Painting a Landscape

In our first image, we want to start on the landscape with our basic color palette. Ideally, I like to start off with my background layer first which would b...

Making of a Creature Concept

This tutorial is a detailed, step by step demonstration of my process in the making of a creature illustration. As a side note, this assignment was a Concept...

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