When it comes to artistic digital layouts, the most common phrase I hear is, I can’t create that! I’m just not that creative.
Oh yes you are! You can create wonderfully majestic painted effects, or Art from the Heart, too. As long as you have the right digital kit that will give you a head start AND pair with a set of techniques that gives you the results you’re looking for.
For Art from the Heart, you’ll create a multi-colored, photo sketch and trim with customized painterly effects.
We'll explore the following techniques:
- How to draw and develop sketch lines from a photo
- How to cheat your way to a quick base color for your sketch
- How to use negative imaging for adding highlights and shadows
- How to use photo masks to develop stronger contrast and color
- How to create dappled texture
- A super-quick way to mist shapes without using brushes
- Lighting effects using glows
- Simple designer basics for stunning final results
- Runtime: 75 minutes
- Recorded using: Adobe Photoshop® CC and Adobe Elements® 2015
- Recommended Photoshop® software: Adobe Photoshop® CS6 and versions above including CC (Creative Cloud)
- Recommended Elements® software: Adobe Elements® 2015 and versions above
- Required Kit: Precious by NBK Designs
- Templates Included: .PSD files @ 12 x 12 inches