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Dragon Scale custom brush


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Here's the "Dragon Scale" brush I created to help me with my Silver Dragon painting which you can view here: [link]

Maybe it can help you too...? Have a try and find out :P

A bit about the brush:

* It creates a good looking basic scale. :)
* It's directional - so you can follow the contours of your Dragon's body with ease.
* It has a touch of 'color dynamics' working with it. I think I'm in the minority as an artist that uses the color dynamics option, but for me it goes some way to help add the millions of subtle hue changes apparent in real life but near impossible to paint in their entirety... durp.

I got some good results from painting one way with the scale brush to build up the main scales, then making the brush slightly smaller and using either a darker colour of a multply layer, i dragged the brush the other way, dropping shadows into the gaps.

Have a play and see what you think... And let me know!

I would suggest that you use it for a starting point and paint into and onto the texture that you create. It's really suitable for any kind of scaled creature - fish and lizards alike. Any other good uses? Drop a comment below so others can try it out :)

Please feel free to use this for personal and commercial work. You do not need to credit me. But please remember me :.) And show me your work!

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LeoparDusk's avatar

Where is the QR code?