Monday, May 28, 2012

Tutorial - Beginners Guide to Colouring Line art in Photoshop

In this tutorial I go over the fundamentals of how I colour my pencil and ink drawings in Photoshop. I'll go through things like scanning your image, adjusting levels to darking your lines and get rid of pencil smudges quickly, and colour your image without destroying your pencils.

It's half an hour long so sit back and enjoy. Who knows you might pick up some new tricks :)

Monday, May 14, 2012

Retro Bottle Cap Badge - Part 2 - Photoshop Tutorial

Here's part two to my previous tutorial, in this one you'll be shown how to add effects to your bottle cap in Photoshop to make it look more realistic.

 I'll cover things like adding layer styles, adding a texture overlay and using vector masks.

In this video I use a texture to which I have provided below. Feel free to use it in anything you want, there's no copyright restrictions on it.

As per usual if you have any questions please ask.

Friday, May 4, 2012

Retro Bottle Cap Badge - Illustrator Tutorial

Hi all!
Thought I'd try out a tutorial video to show you how to make a retro styled badge in Adobe Illustrator.
The final outcome should look like this:

To get the above just watch the clip below :)

So yeah this puts down the basic construction. You can then take it into Adobe Photoshop and make it look fancy like this:

The process is pretty easy so I hope you enjoy it and if you have any questions please ask.