So I had so much fun on Purple, I decided to use the same technique again, this time for the topic “Lace, feathers, leather and fur”. Again, 1 hour in Photoshop. This piece was all about the costume. I was influenced by some of the great Asian game art, and I love having the chance to explore outside standard medieval costumes.
I don’t like gore, but when it comes to painting RPG (role playing game) characters, sometimes the character may have a few battle scars. All of us have scars – some from childhood, some from being an idiot, sometimes from being tired, sometimes from being in the wrong place at the wrong time. But scars tell a story about the person or character, particularly warriors and fantasy based characters.
This is a real quick demo of how I paint scars
I have yet to watch the video (Enliighten blog by Daarken), but I saw the basic premise of doing a digital painting with only one brush and knew I had to try it. The idea is to use a brush that you wouldn’t necessarily gravitate to (i.e. not a round or chalk brush). I chose a ‘cross’ brush, shown ...