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Sorry for the long tutorial.
I tried to explain in shortest I can, but I think I sucks at explaining things...
And sorry for my bad english too... :iconlazycryplz:

The original work of my drawing can be found here >> [link]
You can get sea ripple pattern from here >> [link]

credits :

I Gede Suryanatha (OC) :iconclassicnightmare:
Photoshop Sea Pattern >> [link] :iconsed-rah-stock:
Tribal Tattoos Brushes Mega Pack >> [link] :iconfxsanyi:


OMG, I got a Daily Deviation for this...
This is my first DD. I'm so happy... :iconpandarunplz:

Thank you for :iconspring-sky: for suggesting my work for DD and :iconpiratelotus-stock: for featuring this tutorial. Of course thanks for all of you who have been favoriting and featuring my work too. Love you all... :love:
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This is how I make stormy sea waves in Photoshop. :)
I hope this is helpful, if you have any questions just ask! ;)
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A gazillion years ago someone requested this tut... Sorry it took so long. You probably don't need it anymore. orz;; (And I was too lazy to make one for sea/water too, sorry ||orz)

Just a quick and easy way of painting clouds, to slap on as a background on your art to fill up space 8D;

This was done in PS, but can be easily used for SAI or whatever, as long as you can switch between a hard edge and a soft edge brush. You will however, need a tablet with pen pressure.


This is in no way what clouds even look like so don't try this tut if you wanna paint some real shiz 'kay.

Stop telling me it's not realistic. =.= I ALREADY SAID SO MYSELF. Look now I blew the size up for all you blind folks out there.


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I mis-remembered the poll results and made the cloud tutorial...:stare: I'm sorry, colour effects will be the next one...!! :iconstaredanceplz:


:happybounce: check out this tutorial for SAI TOOLS if you are a beginner with the program >>
:happybounce: feel free to ask, I'd be glad to clarify something :hug:
:happybounce: feel free to share on websites/etc
:happybounce: crediting if you reference isn't obligatory but much appreciated :heart: :tighthug:
:happybounce: you're not obligated to follow this strictly, do experiment with your way as well :love: :heart:
:happybounce: please don't modify, remove credit and / or crop this tutorial :aww:

I must write this here too : amazing thanks to my friend who stayed with me and made me laugh like a retard while I drew the clouds. :glomp:
more clouds >>

other tutorials >>

wish you a great weekend everyone! :tighthug:
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Hi everybody!
I've been asked to make some tutorials, so I finally got around to making this one! With this technique you can easily paint pearls, beads, marble balls, eyeballs or whatever round shiny thing you want to paint! :D
You can add more layers for patterns, textures, whatever you want! :)

If you have any questions, feel free to ask! :heart:


[edit] amgfghgg!! Whatwhatwhat thank you so much for the DD! O______________________________________O

My other tutorials:
Tutorial about shading with greyscale-technique: Tutorial about laying basecolors onto the greyscale: Tutorial about finishing and polishing a painting:
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as has been requested by many :dummy::heart:

I'm not confident about my english guys, sorry if I did mistakes~
This is just an example of a night sky. you can find a better, greater night skies in photographs. so I recommend you to browse a lot of photos for inspiration ;) for example, the shape of the milky way, I did a very funny one in this tutorial :lol: but there are many ways to create them. let your imagination runs wild <3
and before you ask, yes, I only use Paint tool SAI. no other programs :'D

good luck, and I hope this tutorial helps~

update 1:
:bulletwhite: you can also copy and paste instead of using dulipcate layer option.
:bulletwhite: if you dont have addition blend mode on your SAI I recommend you to try luminosity ;) I think they're the same.
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So as requested by many, I've finally made a cloud tutorial~

Just to be clear, this tutorial's not really meant for beginners. I mean, you have to know the basics of whichever program you're using for it to be helpful. And yes, you can probably do the same thing on a different program like Sai or whatever because I used basic tools, and when you get down to the basics, it's pretty much the same.

It might've been more helpful for me to make a blue sky and
go from there, but I want people to experiment on their own with different colour combinations and such. Also, I think I should mention here that I only used 2 layers for the picture. A sky layer, and a cloud layer over top.

I don't think I'm very good at making tutorials so I'm not sure how clear I made everything, but feel free to ask questions!

Enjoy, and good luck on your cloud making!

Gintoshiro02 has kindly translated this tutorial in Vietnamese so if anyone is interested, the link is Here 

Art xPureSnow

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My first tutorial :la:! Some people asked me how I draw eyes so I decided to make a tutorial about it. I used photoshop CS4 for this tutorial (it may work for SAI)! Hope this make sense and helps <3

Eyes used in this tut are from here:

My second eye tutorial:

EDIT: ASDFASDASDAS! THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE DD!! :iconholdfeelsplz::iconholdfeelsplz: :iconholdfeelsplz: :iconholdfeelsplz:
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EDIT June 2012: WOW. I'm amazed at how helpful people have found this...

EDIT April 13 2013: Aaaah thank you so much for the DD, i am in shock ;A; Many thanks to *spring-sky for suggesting and ^Elandria for featuring and to everyone else for supporting me!

EDIT April 14 2013: Changed the font and font colour to make it easier to read! I've been meaning to do that for a while xD

Plus you must press quite hard when doing the grass if you're using a graphics tablet or ensure that the smudge tool strength is around 90-100%.

(thanks to ~TornIntegral for the second note)

Part 2

I hope that it makes sense! None of it is scientifically accurate or anything, it's just my observations and thoughts :)

Use these tutorials as a way of helping you to develop your own techniques. Try out slightly different methods to see which works best for you.

Enjoy! Feel free to ask questions.

It would be greatly appreciated if you could credit me under your pictures if you've heavily referenced from these tutorials but no worries if you haven't. And i'd love it if you could post links here so i can se what you've done :)

I'd like to say a thank you to ~MissNysha and this tutorial [link] where i was originally inspired into this grass technique c:

Done in Photoshop CS4.
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A remake of my older tutorial - because I just dont draw that way anymore!
Hope you all find this useful. If you want to see the finished drawing before reading everything, it's at the end.

The reference photo is by :iconblair-w: and can be found here [link]
The skin texture brushes are by :iconnathies-stock: and can be found here [link]


:omg: !Daily Deviation! :faint:
I think I squealed a bit when I saw this! :aww:
Thank you so much to the people who featured and suggested this - and also for all the lovely comments left here.

I'm so glad this is helpful :heart:
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