Speed Painting Techniques for Environment Work in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, we'll cover the many techniques and shortcuts to quickly bring an image from a blank canvas to a realized finish. Software required:Photoshop CS4.
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
Oct 12, 2014
Duration
1h 43m
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Description
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
Oct 12, 2014
Duration
1h 43m
Description

In this Photoshop tutorial, we'll cover the many techniques and shortcuts to quickly bring an image from a blank canvas to a realized finish. We'll use techniques such as, blocking in large areas of abstract shapes and textures to quickly cover the canvas, as well as using different commands of the lasso tool to quickly carve out shapes for further refinement. We'll also cover the fundamentals and theories behind speed painting, value relationships, color and temperature relationships, different surface textures and how these elements can best be controlled to create realized believable images. By watching the creation of a speed painting from start to finish in this Photoshop training, you'll get an in-depth look at how to quickly create environment images. Software required:Photoshop CS4.

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About the author

Alex Kosakowski is a concept artist who has worked in the video game industry for nearly a decade.

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