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Only a few days left to support Anémonie at and help me win great big piles of cash! If you had a free second to drop by the site and leave a vote I'd appreciate it! Unless you hate it and are going to give it a bad score, in which case, feel free not to vote ;)

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I'm going to walk you through the creation of a recent drawing of mine, seen in detail at the wallpaper pack. In the course of this design I used a couple layer mask based digital coloring techniques which I think will be helpful tools for empowering newbies, or could save skilled artists production time. I'll try to talk you step by step through these methods along with screenshots as the design processes, and with any luck you'll learn some valuable new skills.

Personally I consider the difficulty of this as 'easy' and suitable for beginners. However a bit of drawing ability is required if you are going to produce your own line art, so to that degree maybe this should be considered 'intermediate'... This is not intended as a detailed guide to understanding masks, it's only a practical walkthrough of a specific approach. Also, this is not a guide to teach you how to draw just like I do.

I think these are fairly powerful techniques but which should be very easy to grasp, I am real hopeful this will help a lot of little newblets out there!

These techniques are for Photoshop. This is laid out to be read in your web browser like a website. When you download the tutorial and than uncompress the .zip file, you will see a file called OpenMe and if you open that in your browser then you most likely are good to go.

This is designed for use with Javascript enabled, if you have it disabled in your browser then the tutorial will still load however it won't be neatly broken into parts... I've only tested it in recent versions of Firefox and Safari so that's what I'd recommend using as a browser. If you are using Internet Explorer you should switch for a whole range of reasons, this tutorial being the lest of them, this may still be readable in Explorer but I've not bothered to test it. Might take a second for the JS library to initialize the page when you first open it

There is some soft core drawn nudity in this. If that offends you, come back when you've grown up... Beautiful pose reference provided by Marcus Ranum , aka ~mjranum-stock, but that stock itself is not included in this download.

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kaitoupirate Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
how pretty! thanks for the tutorial
shadowbob19 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2011  Student Photographer
thank you very much this help me alot thank you for making this
3Ninja Featured By Owner May 8, 2011
Somebodylost Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2011  Student Digital Artist
darkfool83 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome tutorial! I used it here [link]
wroth Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2010
:thumbsup: Happy to help
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October 21, 2010
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