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Free Tiger Body Base + Tutorial

When was working on the image below, first I prepared a “tiger base” with body features and shading, so that I could create all the…

Starry Lion: The Making Of

Here’s an artwork I created for the #drawthisinyourstyle challenge, using this amazing piece of chenandink as my inspiration. If you want to see how I…

Drawing on an XP-PEN Artist Pro 16TP Tablet

Recently I’ve been commissioned to create a sponsored tutorial for XP-PEN, which you can find here. I’ve recorded the process of drawing the main illustration…

How to Paint Fur: Short, Medium, Long, and Thick

Last time I showed you a simple method to shade in digital art. However, while it’s easy enough to shade something that doesn’t have any…

How to Shade in Digital Art: a Simple Method

There are countless ways of shading digital art—it’s one of the reasons why there are so many distinctive styles, even when the artist is trying…

10 Mistakes in Shading and How to Fix Them

If you want to paint something realistic from imagination, you only have one thing to learn—shading. But it’s a more difficult and complex subject than…

What Are Blend Modes and How to Use Them in Digital Art

In many digital drawing tutorials you may be asked to “change the Blend Mode of the layer to Multiply”, or something along these lines. What…

How to Paint Fur with Ambient Light

When you paint fur, what you’re actually doing is painting the shadows between the strands of hair. These shadows appear even if the light is…

three point lighting in painting

Three-Point Lighting in Digital Painting

There’s this concept in photography called “three-point lighting”, where you use three types of light to properly accentuate the form of your subject. We can…

How to Draw on a Tablet: Brushes for Beginners

Learn how to create and use digital brushes customized to your needs.

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