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War - Tutorial by algenpfleger War - Tutorial by algenpfleger
As promised, here's the tutorial. I spent a bit of time on collecting thoughts to include in this, so I hope it's helpful.

<- Final image.

Cheers! :la:
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War - Tutorial by *algenpfleger -- Suggester's words: Hannes' tutorial is a must see for everyone. It shows that we have a lot of things to think of instead just go drawing and painting. And his patience and kindness to explain and share his knowledge deserves a highlight, for sure. ( Suggested by GisAlmeida and Featured by FantasyStock )
badeywen Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2017
You are my idol!!!
NeKoruu Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Amazing, i love those wings
Mirk217 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2015
:love: +++
kristylaporte Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2015
Holy shit amazing! Thank you for sharing this~!
daneroja Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow, really learned a lot from this oneI am a dummy! 
Figmoe-Lurker Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great Tutorial!
Abetwabe Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014  Professional General Artist
BlyndedArt Featured By Owner Edited Aug 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really enjoy this tutorial,  but for mobile users the quality is too low to read,  maybe I am the only one,  but I'm on a galaxy s4 and I can't see it unless I'm in desktop mode haha
togekii Featured By Owner May 3, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
same haha
G21MM Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Wonderful tutorial. No matter how many classes and tutorials read, there is always more to learn =D
Soul-Body Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013
Thanks for the guidance Hannes! I appreciate the time you took to teach those of us who are still beginning to figure out the basics of painting. 

This tutorial is outstanding :)

Thelionzeye Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
UNBELIEVABLE. Probably the best tutorial I've ever read on deviantart. (or anywhere.) I really appreciate your artwork and the work you've put into this. Thank you :)
oddanka Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This is great stuff. I've seen so many tutorials in my lifetime, and I came away with the most useful info with this one. Thank you for putting in the effort to explain so thoroughly. You're a great inspiration, and an even greater motivation.
ChuddmasterZero Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
One of the best tutorials I've read on DA.  Really great stuff, and thanks so much for going to the effort and posting.
artupida Featured By Owner May 23, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
such a nice tutorialll... how about posting this tutorial in so you can inspirate more artist with this amazing tutorial? you could help more artist there :)
chinagami Featured By Owner May 17, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for this, will save it for later when i paint again.
David-Richardson Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! Really learnt a few things..
Riemea Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Das ist eines der besten Tutorials, das ich je gesehen hab! Danke fürs machen! Ich habe es hier zusammen mit einem deiner steps gefeatured :)
unfinishroxas Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
omg! its AMAZING painting!!!!!!!!
fersteger2 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Nice! I'm painting wings for work and this is a huge help to me right now! Thanks for making this kind of stuff.
Steroids98 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing and Instructional :D YAY!!!! COMBOS! :D
EmuroMiq Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012
in love!
Pan-tor Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!!!!!!!
wiz3ard Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hoshino-tantan26 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
um... anou... did you use a pen tablet in the making of that artwork?
LilicanDemon Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This work is amazing, i wish i could do something similiar. Keep doing this great work.
LittleRock34 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Pleaz can you help me , i see most of your " tutorial or steps by steps " and i don't understand one things !!
My problem is the line-art , I don't understand if it is necessary to leave it whole, just a part or to remove it totally? Because I when I remove it completely, it look like more has nothing > <

( If you helps me has to understand it , I shall really improve a lot that is why I really hope to have an answer )
AlphaIllustrations Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
truly are gifted! great tutorials ..thanks! I've just bought a inutos5 .. what software would you recommend..thinking Corel painter12 ? Look, your work is beautiful and inspiring!
LightyOle Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012   Digital Artist
it looks so real 0n0
Biapaws Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2012  Student General Artist
Thankyou so very much ^^
littleultramini Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
What to say which was not said already! Amazing tutorial, thanks!
bohemiannihil Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Professional General Artist
Very useful, thank U! :)
LaurennS Featured By Owner May 11, 2012  Professional General Artist
This was one of the best tutorials I've read...thank you for being thorough with your process its helps people like me who are kind of new with digital painting alot :)
Sagakure Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2012
Utterly awesome! :D Thank you so much for this!
Langmatch Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Student
thank you man, I learned a lot
samchanart Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Sky-wings Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012
Thank you very much.
Kredri Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Professional Artist
Hm, that helps... Thank you much.
Hironori-A Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2012
In the lines portion of the image are you using a non pressure sensitive round brush? They look so clean for something done in photoshop. I'd give anything to see a hi-rez video of you just doing the lines part. I end up creating a line and then cleaning it with an eraser or white brush every time and its an awful habit. I've yet to find a way to get the perfect lines like these. Any advice on linework within photoshop/digital programs in general?
Taymless Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I had the same problem actually. The lines would be thicker here and thinner there, so then I would have to go over it again with an eraser to make everything even. If you're using a tablet and Photoshop to draw on, notice a couple of buttons towards the top of the menu while brush is selected. One is to activate opacity sensitivity, another is flow and the last is pressure sensitivity. Take of pressure sensitivity, select a small brush adequate for line work and your set. Try to draw in long confident lines rather than small sketchy lines to save you time from eventually erasing them. It will also help your accuracy in the long run.

Good luck and Hope that helps.
ChrisIwanski Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank You.
shusein Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2012
fantastic .. thank you for this ..
Rogue-Valheru Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012
You're a legend ... Like ur style of artwork! :-)
lanangelio Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for the awesome tutorial!
Fennekki Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome tuto! Trying to improve my own drawing skills, so I'm superhappy when I find a helpful tutorial ^_^
Hardly-paradise Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012   General Artist
damn shes hot!
RolandBoyce Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks again for sharing !!!
AllegoryAce Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2012
This is SUPER helpful. If you haven't been reminded enough already.
Thank you for making this!
3002 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2012  Professional Artist
GREAT sharing!!
Zinaide Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2012
amazing. <3
nuff said
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