Learn how to paint digitally in Adobe Photoshop, the key professional software for illustrators, video game artists, and the CG industry.
With a line-up of world-class contributors, this book is the essential guide for newcomers, students, and anyone who wants to learn more about how to harness the tremendous power of Photoshop as a painting tool.
- Learn the fundamentals of Photoshop’s tools and functions.
- Discover powerful photo manipulation techniques.
- Develop a digital painting from a hand-drawn image.
- Paint astounding special effects Gain valuable industry insight from the professionals.
Softback 288 pages
Dimensions: 210mm x 297mm
Paper quality: Full-color premium paper pages
What is digital painting?
Introduction to Photoshop by Markus Lovadina
The Photoshop interface
Photoshop in action
Fantasy landscape by James Wolf Strehle
Setting up a canvas
Alien crash site by Matt Tkocz
Blending photos into paintings
Saturation and desaturation
Managing layers structures
Steampunk explorer by Daria Rashev
Using hand-drawn sketches
Layer blending modes
Match Color adjustments
Basic functions by Markus Lovadina