Create a Painting with Aaron Blaise
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 Painter Essentials.
Create a Painting 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.
Create a Painting Part 3: Roughing in Color
In this tutorial, artist Aaron Blaise shows you how to add local color to a drawing. Local color is the color of an object without any shadows or highlights.
Create a Painting 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.
Create a Painting Part 5: Adding Finishing Details
In this tutorial, artist Aaron Blaise adds the finishing details to a digital painting of a zebra. He makes the painting come together by removing edges, adding details, and increasing contrasts.