Coloring The Rough Marker Sketch

So far in this technique you have looked at three different ways to create black and white line, or ink drawings from photographs. You also looked at a number of ways to modify the character of those

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lines and have converted one of them into a markerlike sketch. Now you are going to paint in color on the dark stroke sketch you just created.

While it is not difficult to set up this painting technique, it must be done correctly and you need to have a good understanding of why there are three layers and what some of the more important blend modes can or cannot do. Finally, you need to understand how to paint with brushes and with the History Brush tool. After you understand the underlying concepts, you should be able to create thousands of different kinds of images. Varying pen strokes, image sources, textures, blend modes, and other variables can allow you to produce effects to meet your most conservative to most wild tastes!

Digital Cameras For Beginners

Digital Cameras For Beginners

Although we usually tend to think of the digital camera as the best thing since sliced bread, there are both pros and cons with its use. Nothing is available on the market that does not have both a good and a bad side, but the key is to weigh the good against the bad in order to come up with the best of both worlds.

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