Title: Dance Of The Swans Artist: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 14,281 plays

howlingtunes:

Dance of the Swans - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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quick sketch to test out clip paint studio on my new computer. 

Title: Ballad of the Wind Fish Artist: Symphony of the Goddesses 1,451 plays

timetotimewarp:

Symphony of the Goddesses || Ballad of the Windfish

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Title: Kick, Push Artist: Lupe Fiasco 12,967 plays

ch-ords:

Kick, Push // Lupe Fiasco

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bridgioto:

Process work for my Animystics illustration, all the way back from the start when I was considering doing a porcupine :B

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thesilvereye:

More of my tutorials | Color Scheme Designer | This Tut on DA
For a more in-depth look at shading with gradients, you can look at Global Lighting Tutorial by Angelus-Tenebraeand Gradient Tutorial by damie-m.

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a little somethin somethin for fun

#sketches  #wip  
Title: Treasure Artist: Bruno Mars (feat. James Roach) 9,009 plays

soselfimportant:

Bruno Mars - Treasure (chiptune cover by James Roach)

not the chiptune cover you wanted but the chiptune cover you needed

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I didn’t like the background from Sunday’s speedpaint, so I tweaked it with a blue backdrop. I’m much happier with it now.

Manga Studio 5

bluekomadori:

The tutorial of how I achieve watercolor effect in Sai! :) I highly recommend using real watercolor paintings (your own or ones found on the internet) as reference.

And here you can find a few useful links: 

  1. You can download the Sai file of this picture here: link 
  2. Video process of painting another picture: link
  3. The old watercolor tutorial: link
  4. Sai brushes (none of them is made by me) link + file you need to open them in Sai: link
  5. Awesome watercolor brushes made by Kyle T Webster: link

Here’s the finished painting: link

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#Resources  #Sai  

http://nattlestuff.tumblr.com/post/97518110374    ›

cheerfulomelette:

cheerfulomelette:

nattlestuff:

i don’t know how to pick a background for a subject that’s not supposed to be grounded in one, please help?

If you don’t want the figure to interact with the background, I’d suggest trying for a graphic or abstract design that supports the character and…

Ah, I see what you’re after now (thanks for the new artist, btw).
I just saw the final piece. Very nice :)

Yeah I wasn’t sure if I explained it well, so I thought a visual might be more helpful haha. When some artists use plain, solid-color backgrounds for similar pieces, their color choices always seem so effortless (whereas I tend to struggle with picking colors). 

30 Day Week Drawing Challenge: something mythological

"Peryton Fawn"
Manga Studio 5

I haven’t forgotten about this! I’m just an easily distracted child. This piece was a struggle from start-to-finish haha.

cheerfulomelette:

nattlestuff:

i don’t know how to pick a background for a subject that’s not supposed to be grounded in one, please help?

If you don’t want the figure to interact with the background, I’d suggest trying for a graphic or abstract design that supports the character and provides a basic compositional armature.

This character might look good on a simple landscape in a similar style to Chinese ink and wash painting (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ink_and_wash_painting).

I like the idea, but I’m not sure if a stylized or an abstract background will work with the subject, and might have the unintended side-effect of distracting from the subject instead of meshing with it, especially since what I’m painting isn’t intended to be an abstraction. 

I was thinking of the simple, flat-color bgs that some artists like Heather Penn uses. The subjects aren’t grounded in anything, really, but instead of plain white, the backgrounds mesh really well with and keep the focus on the subject. None of the colors seem garish or distracting. That’s what I’m hoping to achieve, but I’m pretty bad at choosing colors. Part of my problem also stems from not picking colors right from the get go while painting the subject, I think. I don’t know if I’m making any sense though, sorry! :c

"Someday my prince will come," I whisper to myself as I stare longingly at the new Chipotle they’re building a few blocks from my apartment.

quick painting I did to see if I can still draw my OCs. this character design was always one of my favorites.

2.5 hours, Manga Studio 5