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Making Of 'Xing Tain'

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Date Added: 15th December 2009
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Fig. 19

Abstract Shapes

I should probably mention the abstract shapes in the brighter background. I used two brushes to make these basic abstract shapes and then used the wrap tool to change any shape I wanted. I also used the smudge tool to break out the shape and create spatter shapes as I wished (all of these brushes can be found in the "Blur's Good Brush" package) (Fig.20).

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Fig. 20


Final Composition

I added more blue flow effects to enhance the armor and add more interest to the image. I used the color balance tool to correct the color palette and give it more contrast between the warm (bright values) and cold (dark values).

And finally it was done (Fig.21)!

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Fig. 21




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Dimitrius231 on Sun, 22 February 2015 8:15am
I think he meant that as "I drew a light shape to know where the light will come from".
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Mekk33 on Wed, 07 August 2013 10:55am
what did you mean by "set a light" you meant figuratively and you just blended wth the light in that direction?
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