Painting a Fantasy Environment in Photoshop
In this Photoshop tutorial, we will learn how to paint a fantasy landscape. Software required: Photoshop CS5 .
What you'll learn
In this Photoshop tutorial, we will learn how to paint a fantasy landscape. We'll start from a basic sketch and slowly work our way to the final painting. We'll be looking at different techniques throughout this process on how to create depth, mood, lighting, and detail. The aim of these lessons is to teach you how to quickly and effectively paint environment designs, and additionally to provide you with some tips and tricks that will speed up your workflow along the way. Software required: Photoshop CS5 .
Table of contents
- Preparation and Research 5m
- Thumbnail Sketching 10m
- Converting Our Sketch to a Higher Resolution 10m
- Basic Detailing 8m
- Texturing the Environment 11m
- Blending the Textures 10m
- Texturing the Rocks 11m
- Adding Sky and Merging Layers 11m
- Detailing and Basic Color Correction 10m
- Painting the River and Lighting 11m
- Finalizing Our Image 12m