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Manipulating Hair

By TheDarkRayne
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What started as a quick tutorial turned out to be two page long. I hope you find this helpful. You don't necessarily have to credit me if you use it (although it's always nice) but I would love to see what you come up with using these techniques.

I've been getting a lot of comments about it not looking realistic. This isn't a tutorial to show you how to paint realistic hair, it is just to show the techniques I use for hair in my photo-manipulations.

Click on the Download File link on the top right corner to view the full tutorial.


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DesignStash's avatar
This is a technique that I so want to learn how to do.
Thanks for sharing! Love 
i am a newbie here i found your art so helpful..thank you for sharing 
Sheishido's avatar
I don't want realistic hair. I want pretty fantasy hair to go with the painterly look I'm going to be trying again and this looks like just what I need. I'm sorry people are being rude when you aren't even obligated to help us this way.

Thank you for the tutorial <3
TheDarkRayne's avatar
Glad you enjoyed it. Thank you.
hashirbutt's avatar
Thanx for sharing you did a great work:clap:
Simmeh's avatar
So many rude comments in the comment section. :o It's obvious you weren't going for realism (not everything is supposed to be realistic). It's supposed to look pretty and fantasy-like. You did a great job! :) 
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Lior-Art's avatar
I have never found the brushes you have spoken about :(

Else the smudge is a technique I often use: interesting tutorial :)
TheDarkRayne's avatar
The link to brushes is in the description under stock credits. You will need a graphic tablet to get the right effect. 
Lior-Art's avatar
 thanks for sharing
deziner89's avatar
Cool tutorial Thanks
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ShadedDusk's avatar
Did you use a tablet, or computer?
diepthienphong's avatar
I can't dowload tutorial because it has :icondonotuseplz::iconmyartplz: , how i can dowload it, i'm a newbie and i really like this so i want to practice to make it! :(
ZinkkSykks's avatar
Right under Join/Login and share buttons.. :)
Wolfscarnations's avatar
Been struggling with painting hair- thank you for this tutorial and techniques
Flooger25's avatar
What is the name of that kind of hairstyle? I've been looking around on the internet for a while and have been seeing styles similar to this and I just love them. I really want to know what it's called so I can start drawing styles like this!
burstingspace's avatar
this is what they do in hair commercials
Cold-Guts's avatar
Thank you very much for this tutorial! Painting hair is really hard! 
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