Here’s the first part of my next personal work.
Here’s my photo reference. Once again, my wife and my muse, Chloé, is gonna be my model.
The sketch is quite simple. I’m not sure for the design of the little Cthulhu …
The sketch is on a Multiply layer (about 20% opacity) . I’m painting under the sketch.
I’m starting to work on the volumes and the contrast. The black parts are another layer. As usual, I’m working only with the soft round brush and very low opacity.
Finding the good contrast is the most important part when you try to achieve realistic rendering. I’m adding a little bit of red in the darkest parts and and a little bit of cyan on the brightest ones.
I’m creating a lot of layers, at least one for each part (eyes, mouth, …).
The eyes are finished.
First step for the lips.
I’m adding the glasses.
I’m painting a flat black area on another layer for the hair.
I’m fixing all the little details : the freckles, the skin texture (with the “dry brush”), the reflection on the hair, the edges of the face, … For the colors adjustments, I’m creating four different layers on the top.
Your demos are so helpful, especially how you break it down into small steps -thanks!
Fantastic work as always Serge 🙂
Which are the features of your computer for support at least 151 layers like It see in the last image?
Super Merci !!! Sinon une question, ça change quelque chose dans la qualité de ton travail, la version cs6 par rapport a cs3?
Finally, I have the chance to see one of my favorite artist, making a peace o art step by step. I can wait for the next. Great job Serge Birault. Many Tanks
OSOME! I have 2 questions my lord ^^, how do you know when the contrast is good, u keep saying it's more important than color ok but how ? And i also wanted to know how you choose your palette color before a drawing for the skin for example? Merci Serge !
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A joy to see the process – very helpful info here. Is 200 layers a common amount for such illustrations? Also, what opacity do you choose to paint with?
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Wow, the part when you tell about red and blue for the dark and bright area is a very good information! can't wait for the next part.
Thank you for share your knowledge & technique. Impressive and stimulating.
You're always influencing me, Serge! And here again, I'm feel lucky. Thanks! ^^
very good 🙂 (Y)
le” dry brush fait quoi?” où puis je le trouver pour cs5?
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