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Sun Nov 18, 2012, 7:12 PM

It's time to refresh the tutorial journal! Added some new ones and removed those which, after some time, I found a bit misleading.
Below you'll find a list of tutorials I personally think of as the best on dA. If I have any problems with painting something I usually take a look at one of those.

Is there anything you're having troubles with? Need help looking for a good tutorial? Or maybe you'd like to see a video walk-through of me painting something?

I'm open for suggestions for what kind of tutorial/walk-through you'd like to see from me. If you're interested in anything, post your suggestions in the comments!

Poses, composition and perspective
Pose tutorial by shingworks Guide to Movement1:Flexibility by Majnouna Tutorial 12 ImagInAction by AquaSixio Perspective + Composition Pt.1 by fox-orian Perspective + Composition Pt.2 by fox-orian Composition 1 by photo-class Composition 2 by photo-class

Expressions and emotions
Emotions and Facial Expression by Majnouna Lackadaisy Expressions by tracyjb

Colour theory, selection and mixing VS light
Tutorial 10 How to have six' with colours by AquaSixio Blending Tutorial by acidlullaby Colour Theory in a Nutshell by Majnouna A Note on Light and Colour by toerning Gradient Tutorial by damie-m Global Lighting Tutorial by Angelus-Tenebrae color selection by oione :thumb184642625: Unified Color Palette Tutorial by Cpresti

Human anatomy
Abdomination: How to draw beef by Coelasquid Hand Tutorial -Tips+Reference- by Qinni Facial structure tutorial 1 by DayDawnDusk Facial structure 2-Eyes by DayDawnDusk

Mature Content

Ladies Tutorial by shingworks
Fellas Tutorial by shingworks Hand tutorial by shingworks Foot tutorial by shingworks Big Guide to Drawing the Body by Majnouna Drawing Feet by Majnouna Thoughts on Wings by Uzlo Emotions and Facial Expression by Majnouna BTB head studies by BeaGifted Facial Reference: The Eyes by CGCookie Male Anatomy Patterns by Snigom Female Anatomy Patterns by Snigom Guide to Human Types part 1 by Majnouna anatomy dump 3 by kakimari

Romanticfae's Skin Tutorial by RomanticFae SKIN: a tutorial - Part 1 by navate SKIN: a tutorial - Part 2 by navate What Skin Colors? by Smirtouille   Skin Tutorial by acidlullaby

Animal anatomy
Drawing Birds part 1 by Majnouna Tutorial on creature design. by Rodrigo-Vega Canine v. Feline Anatomy Tut. by Daesiy Basic Animal Anatomy by Majnouna Animal Anatomy - Cats Part 1 by akeli Motion Reference 03 by ArnaTornwolf

Details and special effects
How to Draw Cloth - The Basics by JaneMere Various elements - tutorial by MinnaSundberg refraction by oione   Boiling from inside by oione how to create ice by oione patterned fabrics by oione

Photoshop functions, tools and tricks
Tutorial 6 Brush the difficulties away by AquaSixio Working faster in Photoshop by Duffzilla Tutorial: Preparing Lineart by Shinerai :thumb211053856: Photoshop Brushes Part One by ceruleanvii Wacom Starter's Guide 2011 by fox-orian

Walkthroughs to study
'Object Lesson' Walk Through by drak Tutorial 5 Many are calling for help by AquaSixio Tutorial 3 Let the sun shine in by AquaSixio Long Tutorial is Long by TastesLikeAnya Chronos process by Verehin paint breakdown by leventep   Alaric - process by dinmoney


A list of handy tutorials for digital art.
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tarter-sauc Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2017  Student General Artist
y ou are 

Dragonairtist Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for making this!
Cripdebin2 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Excellent - Thanks for the effort - but (sorry)
Is there a really good in depth pyrography tutorial available?
Golden-Angel-Dragon Featured By Owner May 31, 2015  Professional General Artist
For those who want plenty of more tutorials, check out :icontips4you:
Deep6Howl Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Very useful! Thanks a lot! I added it to fav, so I can find it!
Mythic-Flame Featured By Owner May 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
HI this is heaps helpful! thanks! btw im starting a tutorial/help group is it ok if i post this up (full credit to you)
Chazmo-shot Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Student General Artist
Wow thanks for the effort, I'm pretty sure most of us appreciate this Thanks!
SasusakuRose Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2013
wow, thank you La la la la 
SineMachine Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2013
thank you
britts-demesne Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for keeping this up. I need the help. : )
tokiratokia Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013  Student General Artist
Thank u so much
ThE-PrOpH3T Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I think i'm in love.
xenide Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013  Student Digital Artist
thnx men
AzureInfinity Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Student General Artist
Thankyou very much, Tanathe :3 This is a very helpful shortcut to all toots worth tooting ;3
AOGRAI Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
How do u add video clips in DA?
Kinan666 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks you Tanathe!!! >.<
glezx Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Freaking awesome!! :3
Thank you so much! You don't know how long I've been looking for someone to list the tutorials that were the most helpful!
PiUpCrustsDown Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012  Student General Artist
That is an amazing selection of tutorials! Thank you so much for gathering them all in one handy journal!
Hopfield Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow. I can't thank you enough. It's so good to have all this in one place. Thanks!
Monstrous-hourglass Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Good to see so many good tutorials collected at the same place. Thanks you very much! :)
Celebrated Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
good god this is amazing
SilentObzerver Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Omg thank you so much! This is Artists Heaven!!! Thanks so much for gathering these together in one place!
RErrede Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Wow this is fabulous! What a collection, thanks to you and all the artists who put these together! O_O
CombotheBeehen Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Ohh, thank you, is really helpfull for who can't draw more how they want.
sketchiskuirrel Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Student Digital Artist
love this stufF!
Kleinkrust Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Hobbyist
Thank you. :heart:
porkchopsammie Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Student General Artist
Such a fantastic resource!
MugenMcFugen Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012   Digital Artist
You're god that this community needs. Thank you!
*throws sparkles and shits on Tanathe*
andrefe91 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice, thanks for the compilation !! :)
L1lly-flow3rX Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
These tutorials are now my destiny. owo
Marlouu Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012
Do you know any paint tool sai shading tuts?
vesner Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I've never used paint tool sai so it would be hard for me to judge which tutorials are worth reading. The principle is always the same though so all of the tutorials which focus on techniques and not photoshop functions in particular should still be useful for you.
iSeriouslySuckAtArt Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012
thank you~~~~~~
mrstoonation Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Student Digital Artist
really awesome
thank you for your tutorials
xDGiiRL Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!!
JonathanHopkins Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome!! Thanks!
Velox-Mortis Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I've been looking for a few good tutorials of late. This is going to be very useful!
Siniix Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012
Thanks so much for posting this, Its very helpful.
caradecunha Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:D This is cool..
Also what is cool is that some of the tutorials that have already helped me can be found here... Wish I had found this before.... Thank you.
faundly Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Student
Holy shit man thank you.
ImTHEoneWHOthought Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Student Artist
thanks..i really need this..
MonikaZagrobelna Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
simply the best! Gotta take a closer look on this when i'm done with work
Taimuaki Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012   Digital Artist
lots of love to u for making this! :iconallmyloveplz:
nylabass Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you for doing these, I needed the help with noses and with shading faces. thanks again. [link]
JillianLeonhart Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012
Thos is really great tanathe-san~ X3 Thanks for sharing
nachuu95 Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love you for this :icongrosssobplz:
Starlit-Sorceress Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
I see you've added PurpleKecleon's color tutorial. A must for any great collection! *Faves*
U-r-i Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'll try to practice when I finish this age on University, it serves me a lot and it's very interesting, thank you so much for sharing!! :heart:
Goomuin Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
A lot of useful tutorials! Thanks! :D
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