Category Archives: Digital Painting Process

Caracaras Speed Drawing

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St. Kitts

This is a quick digital painting I did of a photo I took in St. Kitts.

On one side of the road is the Atlantic Ocean, on the other side is the Carribbean.

Quick line sketch

Quick line sketch

Value drawing

Value drawing

Adding some color

Adding some color

Adding some opaque color

Adding some opaque color

More opaque color

More opaque color

Final

Final

Dragon Rider – Digital Painting Process

A quick iPad sketch using the Procreate app.
You can do a lot more in the app, I just didn’t get that far before sending it to the desktop.

Value drawing done with pencil and conte in Corel Painter.
I later took it into Photoshop to play with the curves a bit.
In Photoshop, I changed the tone
to a reddish brown to warm it up and help unify the color.
For the color study, I found a color combination I liked in Adobe Kuler and played around with that,
overlaying the value drawing in Photoshop. It was way too bright, so I tried lowering
the opacity of the color layer and liked the results. Now on to the final color…