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Drawing Shiny Girl

In this tutorial we’ll see how to picture an illustration, which contours are introduced in a computer by scanner or digital photo camera or how to give it a luminescent effect.

For the beginning, draw the contours by hand and introduce them in the computer. Open it then as a new file: File ? Open (ctrl+o).

drawing shiny girl in adobe photoshop cs

Clean out the lines, using next combination: Image ? Adjustments ? Curves (ctrl+m)

drawing shiny girl in adobe photoshop cs

Make them after that darker and sharper: Image ? Adjustments ? Posterize

drawing shiny girl in adobe photoshop cs

Change the layer’s type with the contours on Darken.
Choose the Brush Tool now and paint the girl with the basic colors on the layer situated lower than the contours’ layer, create a new layer, using the rapid button on Layers’ window.

drawing shiny girl in adobe photoshop cs

To make the painting easier, place one more layer under the girl’s one and colorize it in grey, applying Paint Bucket Tool. Then determine out the light’s direction.

drawing shiny girl in adobe photoshop cs

Get back to the Brush Tool and paint the eyes with two colors: lighter and darker than the basic one.

drawing shiny girl in adobe photoshop cs

Paint the same way the girl’s lips?

drawing shiny girl in adobe photoshop cs

? and beads.

drawing shiny girl in adobe photoshop cs

Blush out the girl’s cheeks and blur them out, applying Filter ? Blur ? Gaussian Blur. Pass to the eyes’ make up and paint them with blue eye shadow. Dark out the skin’s portions, covered by the shadow.

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Take the Ellipse Tool and draw four small ovals on the cheeks and breast.

drawing shiny girl in adobe photoshop cs

Blur out a little this layer.

drawing shiny girl in adobe photoshop cs  Draw then accurately several shadows and the light on the small ball.

drawing shiny girl in adobe photoshop cs

?on the hair too.

drawing shiny girl in adobe photoshop cs

Get back to the background’s layer and paint it in white. Picture a circle with the Ellipse Tool on a higher layer than the background’s one.

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Create one more layer now. Group it with the circle’s layer, applying Layer ? Create Clipping Mask (ctrl+g) and picture several stripes on it, with Rectangular Tool. Finally paint the circle in white.

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Picture the contours in blue color, using next selection: Image ? Adjustments ? Selective Color.

drawing shiny girl in adobe photoshop cs

Take the next instrument (Dodge Tool) and mark out the illuminated places on the girl and on her ball.

drawing shiny girl in adobe photoshop cs

Merge down now all the layers, applying Layer ? Merge Down (ctrl+e). The Brush Tool will help us to represent the highlights on the girl’s eyes, on her lips and on her beads.

drawing shiny girl in adobe photoshop cs

Use Filter ? Render – Lens Flare to represent two more large highlights on the airy ball and on the front girl’s hair.

drawing shiny girl in adobe photoshop cs

Give to the picture a luminescent effect, using Image ? Adjustments ? Curves (ctrl+m).

drawing shiny girl in adobe photoshop cs

Finally insert the picture in a frame, taking the Crop Tool and Rectangular Tool.

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The illustration is finished!

Made by Sigma

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