Digital Painting Lesson: How to Create a Photo Realistic Portrait
Have you ever wanted to learn how to digitally paint?
I don’t blame you, it’s an awesome skill to have!
Digital painting can really let you show off your artistic side, and by being digital and therefore non-destructive can be a very forgiving progress when done right.
Whilst a lot of the techniques you’ll need are similar to traditional drawing, the workflow can be quite different.
In this tutorial we are going to digitally paint a photo-realistic portrait of a model in photoshop. This tutorial explains the simple steps behind creating a complex digital art work.
1. Wacom Bamboo or Intuos.
2. Basic knowledge in Photoshop.
3. Proficiency in Traditional drawing and painting skills.
As always, this is the final image that we’ll be creating: