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To determine this and create consistency between your character and their weapon is to have them share certain visual characteristics, such as the insect-like carapace covering the mechanical bits in my design. When others see the weapon, they should know who it belongs to, just based on how it looks. Artist’s secret KEEPING IT LOOSE! I keep my sketch on the topmost layer, and set it to Multiply. That way, I can try out different options for colours, values and graphics on the layers underneath.
Google is your friend here, and a quick search for “crumbling castle” brings up a wealth of helpful images. The reason I want to use reference rather than just jumping in to painting from imagination is that although I have an idea of what a ruined castle might look like, it isn’t something I’ve drawn often. Having reference images will help you to fill in the gaps of your knowledge and in this case it shows me how the light plays over the stone. Squint your eyes and pay attention to the big shapes and areas of contrast on the stone; these are the things you should focus on when you paint the castle.
Artist’s secret UNDERPAINTING Use hard, textured brushes at a high Opacity to complete your painting. Try to avoid unnaturally shaped brushes like the default Hard and Soft Round. underneath Adding an extra layer of colour ance enh ly real can ch sket g your startin g for a your painting, whether you’re goin inting erpa Und . look l iona digital or tradit as deﬁne will help unify the colour as well e. scen the tonal value of your I start by blocking out the large shapes in a shadow tone, then begin painting the light areas on top to bring out the forms in 3D.