Painting Blue Moon

Painting Blue Moon

In this tutorial, Painter Master Elite Karen Bonaker guides you step-by-step through the creation of another Bob Ross masterpiece, Blue Moon. Using Painter and the Blue Moon brush pack, you will learn how to create a digital art paradise with crashing waves, lazy trees and a glowing moon. Get started with tips for setting up your canvas and creating a custom palette with the brushes that you will be using. Learn how to use the Interactive Gradient tool and Express Paint feature to fill your canvas with a nice tone and texture for the background. Next, Karen demonstrates how the various brushes are used to create elements such as the moon, clouds, waves, beach and palm trees. Over the course of this 30 minute session you will gain many valuable tips and techniques to create your own version of Blue Moon.

Before you get started, download the FREE Mystic Mountain color set and mixer pad image. And if you’re looking for more inspiration, visit our Mystic Mountain art gallery to see what other Painter artists have created, and upload your own masterpiece!

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