Complete Digital Painting Techniques

Complete Digital Painting Techniques

by David Cole
     
 

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From oils and watercolor to pencil and charcoal, many of the media and techniques associated with painting and illustration have remained unchanged for decades. But advances in software and hardware have seen many artists, move to the digital arena.

Graphics tablets are now easily affordable and high quality painting programs are available to suit all budgets.

Overview

From oils and watercolor to pencil and charcoal, many of the media and techniques associated with painting and illustration have remained unchanged for decades. But advances in software and hardware have seen many artists, move to the digital arena.

Graphics tablets are now easily affordable and high quality painting programs are available to suit all budgets. But how can these new tools be used to replicate the traditional effects of paint on canvas or pencil on paper? Complete Digital Painting Techniques explains how. Whether you're an experienced traditional painter or a beginner just starting down your creative path, this book will show you how to replicate real-world painting techniques with amazing results.

Covering essential tools and explaining the capabilities of the leading programs, the book features step-by-step demonstrations on re-creating traditional painting and drawing techniques, from impasto to line and wash, pointillism to sumi-e, to nontraditional techniques like airbrush and graffiti.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781600617669
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
12/10/2010
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


Also a traditional watercolorist whose paintings have been exhibited in the Mall galleries in London, David Cole is now absorbed in the simulation of natural media using digital painting software and publishes tutorials with Corel Painter Official Magazine. Visit his website at www.davidcolepictures.co.uk.

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