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Creating a Mixed Media Illustration in Photoshop and Painter

by Igor Scekic

In this tutorial, we are going to create a mixed-media illustration with a combination of a scanned face drawn on paper, scanned acrylic textures, and various textures made with Corel Painter. Software required: Photoshop CC, Corel Painter 2015.

What you'll learn

In this tutorial, we are going to create a mixed-media illustration with a combination of a scanned face drawn on paper, scanned acrylic textures, and various textures made with Corel Painter. All elements will be combined with Photoshop into a unique, mixed-media artwork. We will be making various textures with Corel Painter and working with the textures and scanned elements in Photoshop. Different digital techniques will be used to add special flavor to this drawing and to bring it to the next level, while maintaining the original hand-drawn feel. By the end of the tutorial, you will be more knowledgeable in combining scanned and digitally-made elements, and in how to bring your drawings on paper to the next level using mixed-media techniques. Software required: Photoshop CC, Corel Painter 2015.

About the author

Igor Šćekić is an illustrator, digital artist, and graphic designer based in Zagreb, Croatia. As a visual person, he is interested in all forms of visual art. Since his early age he was exploring different art styles and techniques. Discovering the power of digital software for creating artworks directed his life into an endless maze of artistic experiments. He has worked with a wide range of clients, on many personal projects and collaborated with other artists. His works have been on exhibitio... more

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