Category Archives: Digital Painting Tutorials

Making-of: Strange Anomaly Beyond Gamma Sector

Tweet This is as much of a journey through digital painting as it is a making-of. Join me in an exploration of skill-development… Tweet

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Making-of: Zombie Amusement Park

Tweet There’s only one thing better than zombies or fun fairs and that’s zombies in a fun fair! A bit of 3ds max and a lot of Photoshop… Tweet

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Making-of: Pirate’s Den 3d paint-over

Tweet Things get a little piratical in yet another 3ds max/Photoshop paint-over walk through Tweet

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Making of: Captain’s Ship Tavern – 3ds max and some paint-over

Tweet Time for another Victorian-inspired street scene using 3d and Photoshop. This time I push the realism a little further… Tweet

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Making of: Spooky Gas Station – Digital Painting Mood Studies

Tweet Old gas stations, alone on dusty highways, make for some ethereal atmospheres. Here’s how I did it… Tweet

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Making of: Batman Concept

Tweet In this making-of I get to grips with Art Deco, vehicle design, Batman and finally fulfill my dream of seeing him on a cool bike! Tweet

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Making of: The Pumpkin Tree

Tweet Happy Halloween everybody! Let’s walk through my spooky painting and also talk about the importance of thumbnails… Tweet

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Making of: Victorian Slums

Tweet This walk-through takes a look at perspective drawing, Victorian/Tudor architecture and line work… Tweet

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Tutorial: Using Zbrush, 3ds max and digital painting techniques

Tweet In this tutorial I show you how I used a combination of Zbrush, 3ds max and Photoshop to create Grayskull Islands….   Tweet

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Making of: Mountain City – Quick Concept

Tweet Let’s talk about composition (and speed for a change) in this digital painting tutorial; Mountain City Concept… Tweet

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Making of: Apocalypse House Matte-Painting

Tweet This post-apocalyptic tutorial focuses on a mixture of photo-manipulation, matte painting and 3d integration… Tweet

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Making of: Victorian Street Concept 3d paint-over

Tweet In this making-of I’ll be showing you how I used 3ds max & Photoshop to create a 3d/paint-over concept piece… Tweet

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Digital Painting Tutorial: Skeletor Portrait

Tweet See how I made this retro Skeletor Digital Painting with this digital painting tutorial… Tweet

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Digital Painting Tutorial: One Eyed Monster Thing

Tweet This digital painting tutorial takes us back into the realms of strange retro sci fi futurism where we’ll make a weird one eyed monster! Tweet

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Digital Painting Tutorial: Garbage Pail Kids – Street Fighter Blanka

Tweet Here’s another digital painting tutorial on the creation of a Garbage Pail Kids character in Photoshop. This time: Blanka from Street Fighter 2! In a previous digital painting tutorial I showed you how to create a Garbage Pail Kid … Continue reading

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Digital painting tutorial: sci fi landscape based on Vue render

Tweet This is the second digital painting tutorial where we use Eon Vue as a reference to paint a sci fi landscape with a retro feel. So in a previous digital painting tutorial I showed you how to use Eon … Continue reading

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Digital Painting Tutorial: Gandalf speed-painting plus hair brushes

Tweet I’ve been focusing on head studies lately and what better way to take a break from the anatomy books than to study Gandalf’s Noggin. Tweet

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Digital Painting Tutorial: Zombie Portrait

Tweet October’s final digital painting tutorial takes us into the realms of the walking dead. Happy Halloween… Tweet

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Digital Painting Study: Old Man

Tweet Time to bite the bullet and paint some skin and hair with this digital painting study of an old dude. Tweet

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Digital Painting Tutorial: Photo-real stone ruins

Tweet Achieve a photo-real effect in your digital paintings with this stone ruins digital painting tutorial… Tweet

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Digital Painting Study: Hogwarts Great Hall part 1

Tweet Okay, it’s study time and for the first digital painting study here on SIW I bring you some Harry Potter magic… Tweet

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Digital Painting Tutorial: make your own Garbage Pail Kid

Tweet Today I bring you my own tutorial for making a Garbage Pail Kid sticker/card. I even provide the logo and font! Tweet

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Digital painting tutorial: Combine photoshop with Vue 7

Tweet This digital painting tutorial is a little different from the others in that we’re using scenery generated by Vue as reference to paint a sci-fi UFO crash landscape. Tweet

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Digital painting tutorial: Creature Design

Tweet This digital painting tutorial is the first creature design tutorial here at SIW. With a good amount of prep and research you can exceed your own expectations! Tweet

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Digital painting tutorial: Rock Formations

Tweet Digital sci fi art tutorial in Photoshop: Rock Formations. This digital painting took around 4 hours in photoshop using some pretty standard brushes on the whole. Read on to see how I made it. Tweet

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Digital painting tutorial: Desert Superstructure

Tweet Photoshop digital painting tutorial: Desert Superstructure. Tweet

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