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Making of 'Junk Tree Paradise'

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Date Added: 30th November 2009
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Introduction

Hi all! For this tutorial I used a Wacom Intuous 2 tablet, Photoshop CS4 and Painter IX. Join me as I take you through a quick demonstration of my painting process for "Junk Tree Paradise".

Step 1

I started out with some thumbnail sketches to rough out various ideas. The idea was "kids who survived the destruction of World War III find beauty and hope in the world". I chose the bottom sketch and developed the idea further (Fig.01a, Fig.01b & Fig.02).

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Fig.01a

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Fig.01b

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Fig.02

Step 2

I added a new layer in Photoshop, underneath the drawing, and began coloring in the details (Fig.03).

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Fig.03

Afterwards I made a third layer on top of everything and began to paint on top of the initial drawing and under the color layers (Fig.04).

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Fig.04


Note: I also added an overlayer layer on top of everything and painted in some violets, yellows and blues to warm and saturate the picture more. Then I add a Photo Filter set to Warmer Filter (85) to warm it even more. All these things helped to give the picture more life (Fig.05).

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Fig.05


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Marty on Wed, 15 May 2013 11:07am
Maybe there are too many concepts on the same board, but the result is high poetry. Congratulations
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