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Human creative painting

So today in our tutorial will be practicing some painting. And in general – the idea can be realized in very small period of time.
So I’ll doing a head of some human, but it isn’t really a human, you’ll see.



So let’s get started with this one.



human creative painting

I’ll fill my background with this orange color and create a new layer after that. I’m going to fill my layer with Cyan to transparency gradient.



And here is the result of all this.



human creative painting

Now I will change layer mode for my gradient layer; from normal to linear light.



human creative painting




human creative painting

I’ve also overlaid my whole picture with black to transparency gradient with opacity set to ~ 40%.


So now I’m going to grad a smudge tool.


human creative painting




human creative painting


And do what the smudge tool magically des. You just smudge the pixels.



human creative painting

It really reminds me of a hair of some kind Well, if that hair let’s paint a face. Create a new layer, grab a round basic brush and begin painting g the pars of the face.



human creative painting




human creative painting




human creative painting

Now I’m beginning to render the ear of the character. This is maybe not a good choice, because all the elements must be rendered at a time, but anyway.



human creative painting




human creative painting




human creative painting




human creative painting

Now create a new layer and begin with the face render. I’ve erased all
the contours of the face made before, and draw new. I’m also beginning
to put some value on the contours; but this is only my way, if you
understand where the lightened and darkened areas are you may not do
that.



human creative painting




human creative painting




human creative painting




human creative painting

Digital media gives you endless possibilities. I’m transforming my face here.



human creative painting




human creative painting

I’m
choosing a soft edged round brush here and beginning to work over the
lightened parts of the face. In most cases the lightened areas of the
face are: Nose, area between the nose and the lips; and some other
areas of the face.



human creative painting




human creative painting




human creative painting




human creative painting

Now I will build the lips of my character. I would like them to be blue, in contrast with orange hair.



human creative painting



human creative painting

And the eyes.



human creative painting



human creative painting



human creative painting



human creative painting

I’ve
also worked over some parts of the image with basic hard edged brushes.
And I’ve also completed the eye rendering, making this evil eye and
nose.



human creative painting



human creative painting



human creative painting



human creative painting



human creative painting

I’ve made here a big mistake. I don’t have the left part of the face done. So let’s fix that. Start with contours.



human creative painting



human creative painting



human creative painting



human creative painting



human creative painting

I’ve
done a little bit of falling light effect to my left side of the face.
Now I would like to correct some colors of the image.



Color balance layer.



human creative painting

Levels layer.



human creative painting



human creative painting

Here is the result in details.



human creative painting



human creative painting

The
final step. Create a new layer and set layer mode to Overlay. Choose a
low flow any brush and pick something like red color.



human creative painting

Overlay the areas that should glow, as you think.

The eye, the Nose and the left border of the face:



human creative painting



human creative painting

And we are done with making a face of the monster illustration.



human creative painting



human creative painting

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