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Decorative Painting

Today we are going to do a decorative painting that can be used as a pattern to something or just a single painting. So let’s begin. More brush and digital painting tourniquets will be used in this one.


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So create a new document with these dimensions.



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Create a new layer (ctrl+n) and fill it with Pattern. See the top cornet. You can fill the document not only with color but with pattern as well.



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Here we have it.



I want to use a lot of texture in this one.



Os create another layer and fill it with black to white gradient. I’m doing this to form basic lighting. We won’t need a complex one in this drawing.



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Change the layer mode to Color Burn.



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And here is the gradient I’m using.



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I’ve also want to fill the gradient layer with another pattern using layer styles.


And here it is.



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We will paint a figure of some king of an Indian.



Do it on the separate layer.



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Choose a proper brush. I will use one of the brushes that imitates dry media.



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Experiment with brush settings.



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Here we have it.




And begin to paint a silhouette.



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A lot of colors are picked from the background pattern.



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Forming some kind of figure.



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Putting s little bit of value.


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Maybe
some accessories? Remember not to start with details until all the
shapes are proper shaped and stay where they suppose to stay.



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A little bit of lighting on the legs.



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As
you can se I’m not trying to do a figure with perfect anatomy. I’m
trying to imitate the painting style that was in early ages.



More texture using Filters > Texture:



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Crop the image for better composition.

Here
is a peak to all the texture. It is giving a sort of effect that the
picture was being painted on some kind of material and not on the
paper.



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And our final effect will be this one.



Accented Edges will keep the picture less digital.



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And
this is it. We can use this decoration as a bathroom accessory or
whatever; moreover we can make a beautiful pattern using this one.



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Decorative Painting

Enjoy!



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