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Creating Muzzle Flashes – Two Techniques

Posted on 2014/10/25 @ 1:57pm by daarken2 Comments
Creating Muzzle Flashes – Two Techniques

In this tutorial Daarken shows you two different techniques for creating muzzle flashes. The first is achieved by painting the flashes by hand and combining a linear dodge (add) layer. The second is using live-action frames in combination with layer effects. For more information about the live-action clips mentioned in the video, please visit Video…

Huion GT-220 – Review & Testing

Posted on 2014/08/23 @ 9:48pm by daarken2 Comments
Huion GT-220 – Review & Testing

The Huion GT-220 is a 21.5″ tablet monitor with an IPS display. It has a resolution of 1920×1080 and 2048 levels of pressure. At half the price of a Wacom 22HD, this is going to be a real contender once they fix some minor issues. Update 8/27/14 – Huion told me the stylus trigger bug…

Wacom Companion – Review & Testing

Posted on 2013/11/10 @ 11:16am by daarken21 Comments
Wacom Companion – Review & Testing

This is my review of the new Wacom Companion. The version I have is the 256 GB Companion. In short, this computer is awesome. I highly recommend it and I will be using it for all of my professional work. Sorry for the dark video, I live in a cave. Update – Wacom just released…

Figure Painting – Female High Angle

Posted on 2013/02/20 @ 11:04am by daarken25 Comments
Figure Painting – Female High Angle

In this video Daarken takes you through his process of painting a female figure from a high angle using a black and white photo ref. The video is sped up by 8x. Hyper Angle books – http://www.animebooks.com/hyperangle.html Software – Photoshop Painting time – ~91 minutes Resolution – 3000×4500 @ 300dpi Brushes – Hard Round, Chalk,…