Create a Painting with Aaron Blaise

Create a Painting with Aaron Blaise

In this five-part tutorial series, professional artist Aaron Blaise walks you through his process for creating a beautiful painting using Painter Essentials 5.

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Part 1: Rough Drawing

In this tutorial, professional artist Aaron Blaise shows you how to create a rough drawing, the first step in creating a work of art using an Intuos tablet and Corel Painter Essentials.

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Part 4: Creating Shadows and Highlights

In this tutorial, artist Aaron Blaise takes a simple color image and adds shadows and highlights. This stage is essential for giving your painting a realistic quality.

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Part 2: Refining a Drawing

In this tutorial, artist Aaron Blaise takes a rough sketch and refines it into a clean drawing that will serve as the basis for a digital painting.


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Part 5: Adding Finishing Details

In this tutorial, artist Aaron Blaise adds finishing details to a digital painting of a zebra. He makes the painting come together by removing edges, adding details, and increasing contrasts.

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Part 3: Roughing in Color

In this tutorial, artist Aaron Blaise shows you how to add local color to drawing. Local color is the color of an object without any shadows or highlights.

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