This is a fantastic piece done by my friend, Syd. It is painted in Photoshop rather than Painter that I use. I like Syd’s blogs so much because she shares the details of her process. It is very generous of her to do this. Many people sit on this information like it is some kind of state secret.
I find that when artists are given the same information, they always put their own unique artistic touch to what they do.
Go check out Syd’s blog. It is full of wonderful photos and art.
This week I got totally into being creative with some new Photoshop brushes recently purchased. By trying out a unique Mixer Brush technique, I ended up with this Underwater Party Scene and learning how to create a Color Palette to use for sampling with the Mixer Brush Tool. I will now try to share what I have learned.
Started this image with an 8″ X 8″ at 240 ppi new document. Initially I was just practicing a technique learned from a short You Tube video called Cool Mixer Brush Techniques for Photoshop Painting by Deviant Rahll. After taking a few notes I started playing with my new brushes and their settings, and ended up getting some pretty nice strokes from the Mixer Brush Tool. This technique created the nice background layers needed to add my objects onto.
Regular Brush Tool Layer and Mixer Brush Tool Layer
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