All posts tagged digital painting

How to Create Custom Brushes

Posted on 2011/11/29 at 7:05pm by daarken 6 Comments
How to Create Custom Brushes

Creating custom brushes in Photoshop is easy and sometimes necessary in order to keep up with your freelance schedule. That being said, it is also important to realize that the brush does not make the artist and custom brushes are not required in order to make you a professional artist. Most of Daarken’s paintings are…

Still Life – Painting Metal

Posted on 2011/11/11 at 5:39am by daarken 48 Comments
Still Life – Painting Metal

Still life painting is one of the foundations of every good artist. Learning form and value is crucial for any artist, and it all starts with a metal pot. Painting a metal pot or an apple may not seem like fun and games, but it is a necessary step in learning how to understand form,…

Carpal Tunnel – Treatment and Prevention

Posted on 2011/10/27 at 8:24am by daarken 18 Comments
Carpal Tunnel – Treatment and Prevention

In the previous tutorial Daarken spoke a little bit about Carpal Tunnel and ways to help prevent RSI. As a followup, Daarken discusses his experiences with Carpal Tunnel and what types of medications and products you can use to ease aches and pains associated with RSI. Note – I just wanted to make sure that…

Enliighten Debut – Speedy Paint

Posted on 2011/10/27 at 8:21am by daarken 79 Comments
Enliighten Debut – Speedy Paint

Welcome to Enliighten.com! We are happy to bring you this special debut tutorial for the launch of Enliighten.com. In this tutorial Daarken will take you through the process of creating a 30 minute speed painting from start to finish. Everything is filmed in real-time so that you can see everything Daarken is doing. If you…

Character Design – Liche Priest Part 02

Posted on 2011/10/23 at 7:39pm by daarken 5 Comments
Character Design – Liche Priest Part 02

Part 02 In this tutorial Daarken takes you through his process of creating a character for Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning. From start to finish, you will be able to see and hear Daarken’s thought process of designing a character from an existing IP and how he goes about adding color to a black and…

Character Design – Liche Priest Part 01

Posted on 2011/10/23 at 7:38pm by daarken 20 Comments
Character Design – Liche Priest Part 01

Part 01 In this tutorial Daarken takes you through his process of creating a character for Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning. From start to finish, you will be able to see and hear Daarken’s thought process of designing a character from an existing IP and how he goes about adding color to a black and…