Digital Painting Tutorials
A video tutorial by Scott Robertson explaining an effective technique for exploring and rendering forms using greyscale values and the Dodge Tool in Photoshop.
A new video tutorial by Scott Robertson, who shares his techniques for colorizing and weathering a greyscale sketch in Photoshop. Includes a downloadable PSD file for reference.
A visual “making of” of a project by automotive designer Olivier Gamiette, where a single concept is rendered using a variety of techniques, both analogue and digital.
A concept design video tutorial by Scott Robertson who shows how he uses custom brushes in Photoshop to explore new shapes and design directions and to quickly add details.
A 7-minutes video where Arvind Ramkrishna gives an introduction to using layers in Photoshop for digital painting.
In this tutorial Bertone designer Giulio Partisani explains his technique for creating futuristic environments using custom brushes.
Concept artist David Levy explains how to paint a piece full of drama, using custom brushes to create a nuclear winter image.
A 1-hour video tutorial in five parts shot in real time that shows how to brainstorm ideas for digital paintings in a very fast way.
An awesome 1-hour video tutorial by concept artist Noah Bradley who shows the creation process of a full environment painting and shares some theory, tips and techniques on digital painting.
In this tutorial illustrator Dani Jones shows how to recreate the look and feel of a watercolor painting on Photoshop CS. Covered topics include how to create and select textures, brushes choice and settings.
In this “making of”, Adrian Baluta shows the workflow process for creating a sci-fi image in Photoshop combining traditional painting and matte painting techniques.
This article covers the most common principles on composition, applied to digital paintings.
In this tutorial digital artist Henning Ludvigsen gives an overview on how different materials can be rendered.
A video time-lapse video that shows an original workflow process for creating new shapes such as alien spaceships in Photoshop using custom brushes extracted from photographic references.
A detailed explanation of the creation process of a sci-fi digital painting. Done in Photoshop by 2D digital illustrator Alon Chou.
Concept Art Director Gary Tonge explains how to balance the many facets and subjects of a scene set in space to create a galactic vista.
In this pdf tutorial Thomas Scholes explores visualization methods, tricks of the trade and editing processes to create a fantasy landscape in Photoshop. Includes a zipped file with support files.
This tutorial shows the creation process of a digital illustration in Photoshop from the first sketches to the final effects in the post processing.