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The Lighting Tutorial - Part 2
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Published: October 31, 2010
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The Lighting Tutorial, Part 2 :boogie:
It's the second of a two part series; part one can be found here. Obviously you should read that first ;)

About the tutorial:
I have no idea how comprehensive this is - it sure was hard to write, harder than my previous tuts. Lighting is such a complex thing and much of what I do is by gut instinct. It was hard to get this gut-feeling-thing written out in a somewhat coherent fashion ^^;

Part 1 [link] deals with the basics, like what should your manip look like before you start, which stock is the most suitable and which questions you should answer before you even start. It shows you how you can add the bigger shadows using gradients and how you can adjust an object's colour to better fit with its environment in a very quick-and-easy way.

Part 2 covers overall lighting and colourizing before showing a different method of setting highlights and shadows than "just painting them in" thus giving you a starting point so you don't have to paint in everything from scratch. Also, it touches on how to get those "really glowy" highlights.


:bulletblue: In any case, I'd appreciate it if you'd let me see what you've created - I'm curious like that.
:bulletblue: Comments & Feedback always welcome :heart:

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CaoChiNhan's avatar
Thank you very much.
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Thank you so much for your tutorials. They are really helpful!!!!
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kuschelirmel-stockHobbyist Digital Artist
:blowkiss: you're welcome! thank you for leaving a comment!
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you r greatest designer i have ever seen >>>> thanx very much for sharing
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DandeiraArtProfessional Digital Artist
Thanks for this tutorial! Even though the spider gave me a big scare ;)
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Danke für das Tut und deine Mühe!
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iam-SHERLOCKEDHobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for sharing! Might use this in the near future :).
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MegaAnimeFreak7Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm sorry, but I stopped reading because of the spider. :iconwthplz:
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CathleenTarawhitiProfessional Photographer
Thanks for sharing this! Beautiful, spooky artwork too.
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kuschelirmel-stockHobbyist Digital Artist
:blowkiss: thank you!
SurfsideJack's avatar
the image is beautiful and the tutorial a great help.
Thank you so much for all your hard work.
:o)
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how can i download it?
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toxicsoil Digital Artist
Awesome and light hearted tutorials, i liked the pictures too! It really helped me visually see it step by step. Thanks!
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cosmicdeanHobbyist Digital Artist
This is super helpful! Thank you!
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CEBImageryHobbyist Photographer
dude your a god for doing this. this helps raise the game of so many photoshoppers trying to get better. Thanks so much for doing this and sharing your knowledge.
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ExilliorHobbyist General Artist
This is terrible for an arachnophobe like me. :noes: The excellent tutorial draws me in and makes me want to know more. :noes:
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kuschelirmel-stockHobbyist Digital Artist
awww :huggle:
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luseteProfessional Interface Designer
Featured this tutorial here: [link]
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kuschelirmel-stockHobbyist Digital Artist
thank you muchly! :heart:
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DreamShardMediaHobbyist Digital Artist
These tutorials are outstanding for people like me who are trying to take their art to the next level! Thanks so much! Some awesome tips in these!
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kuschelirmel-stockHobbyist Digital Artist
:love:
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