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Cloudy Sky Tutorial

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Published: March 25, 2007
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Several people have asked me how I do those cloudy skies of mine (which I tend to use too much, but hey, that's my way of distracting you from the constant lack of backgrounds *he he*) so here is anoter Crappy Tutorial of Doom!! :D

I use Photoshop CS2, but it can all be done with earlier versions.

Warning: Big file ^^;


Oh and if you want to thank anyone for this, thank my Photoshop guardian angel, because he's the one who taught me :love:
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vicfania8855Student Digital Artist
thank you so much!!!!  this is really helpful!
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MangsneyHobbyist Digital Artist
You're very welcome. Hope you have fun with it! :D
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vicfania8855Student Digital Artist
will do :)
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minty4everStudent General Artist
Hey! Thanks a lot for this tutorial man! :D But the problem is I still can't figure out how to add my characters to the cloud background :( Could you please help me out a bit?
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MangsneyHobbyist Digital Artist
Hi. I'm not entirely sure what you mean. Can't you just make a new layer on top of the cloud background and add your characters to it…?
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LuzuraHobbyist Digital Artist
ITS GREAT!!!
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MangsneyHobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :aww:
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AbleFallsHobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for posting this :D This is the only cloud tutorial I've ever completed and felt happy with. I just finished fiddling around with it in Photoshop, and I feel so happy :tighthug: 
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MangsneyHobbyist Digital Artist
Oh thank you for taking the time to comment :meow: I really didn't think it would become so popular when I made it, and it's always great to hear that people find it useful.
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Haha of course :D 
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MaeriGreisu17Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for this great guide ^^

I used the steps in my drawing.
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You're very welcome! :D
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SnapShot120Hobbyist General Artist
Hi! :wave: I used your tutorial here: [link]

Thanks! :D
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Hop you have fun with it! :D
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It gives a nice result. Thanks for sharing ^^
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rly simple and useful , thank you ^-^
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You're most welcome!
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pawcanadaHobbyist Digital Artist
This is a very handy tutorial and helped me put the finishing touch to a piece I was doing. Thanks for making it :)
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You're most welcome. Thanks for taking the time to leave a comment!
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No problem :)
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IcezedHobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much! i applied this tutorial in one of my coloring :-)
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You are most welcome! :D
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LuXiongMaoHobbyist General Artist
Great tutorial! It's really helpful :)!
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