Learn how to paint fantasy trees

Create amazing trees worthy of any Tolkien book!

About this course

How to digitally paint a detailed fantasy tree in Photoshop using different techniques. Learn the basic techniques on how to digitally paint a fantasy and whimsical tree with an intricate tree trunk as well as how to paint leaves in Adobe Photoshop. This is a simple technique that follows a process of how to paint a prop from sketch to finished design for television, film and video games specifically in the fantasy genre.

What project are we going to develop?

On this video tutorial you'll learn how to create and stylize a fantasy tree from foundation sketches to a fully illustrated tree using loose and sharp brush strokes along with the dual brush tool, painting with shape dynamics, setting your scatter brush preferences, creating your own brushes, and using an angled and scatter brush.

Who’s this course for?

 This course is for beginner-level Photoshop users that have a basic knowledge of the tools and functions.

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Course Details

Beginner level 1h 5m 6 lessons 54 users

Software and materials

Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop

Published on 2017-05-12

Sarita Kolhatkar
Sarita Kolhatkar
Sarita KolhatkarTeacher

Sarita Kolhatkar is a concept artist and illustrator that has worked with such game studios as ArenaNet and Imaginary Games and with companies like Lufthansa Airlines, Mars Chocolates and many others. She has a BFA in Animation and Illustration, and over 4 years experience in the game industry. Her game experience also includes triple-A titles like Guild Wars 2 and mobile games like Afterland and Spooky Treats. She loves creating imaginative characters and environments and shares her knowledge and techniques through tutorials.

To learn more, visit http://HeartShapedGlasses.ca


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