Thursday, 10 March 2011

10/3/2011 Value Study

Ultramarine Movie Still Value Study

After watching Ultramarines: The Movie, I decided to do a quick 30 minute painting of the Chaplain since the character was pretty cool. The movie was quite interesting, if you're into Warhammer 40K universe, I recommend watching this movie.

Ultramarines Movie Trailer

Sunday, 6 March 2011

Signature Tutorial 6

Signature Render Placement Tutorial

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Hope you guys enjoyed the tutorials, I don't think I'll be making any signature tutorials anytime soon, kinda retired from it. Click -->HERE<-- to go back to previous post to read about forum signatures. 

Signature Tutorial 5

Iaijutsu Duel Signature Tutorial

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Signature Tutorial 4

Warrior Girl Smudge Signature Tutorial
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Signature Tutorial 3

Prototype Smugde Signature Tutorial

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Signature Tutorial 2

Prince Of Persia Smudge/Manip Signature Tutorial

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Signature Tutorial 1

Here are some of the tutorials, hope you guys like them. Have fun! To read about forum signatures in the previous post, click -->HERE <--

Starcraft Marine Signature

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Forum Signatures

Signature block (often abbreviated as signature, sig block, sig file, .sig, dot sig, siggy, or just sig) is a block of text automatically appended at the bottom of an e-mail message, Usenet article, or forum post. This has the effect of "signing off" the message and in a reply message of indicating that no more response follows. It is common practice for a signature block to consist of one or more lines containing some brief information on the author of the message. Information usually contained in a signature block includes the poster's name, phone number and email address, along with other contact details if required, such as URLs for sites owned or favoured by the author.

Reference : Wikipedia

Sometimes it is nice to recall the past on how I first fell into the world of digital art. Before I decided to move on to serious art, I used to tweak and play around with Photoshop to create forum signatures or so called small art. I managed to grasp the basics of Photoshop tools and designing principles through signature creations. Though I have moved on from them, but they're still part of me, without having an interest in them as a start, I doubt I would have continued on with my designing journey till date. Here are some of my past sig art creations.

Deus-Ex Signature

Ghost Recon Signature

Liquify Experiment Signature

Paint Effect WIP Signature

Battle Mage Signature

These are only some of my past signature creations, it would be pretty much impossible for me to showcase all of them. I do not keep them around anymore since moving on to serious art. I did manage to find some of the tutorials I created for a few of my past signature creations. You can check them out -->HERE.<--

If you're into signatures, check out and sign up to become a member on these sites, they're a bunch of friendly sig art communities that I used to go to, it's a good place to start with, make new friends, and learn about Photoshop/Gimp. Delta-Vision , SigResource , FringeFX , VibrantFX , and SigTutorials .

Digital Media Poster Design

Digital Media Poster Design

Saturday, 5 March 2011

Sunday, 27 February 2011

F.Lampard and N.Matsumi Portrait

Frank Lampard Digital Painting


M.Natsumi Digital Painting

Starcraft Marine Portrait

Had always been a big fan of Blizzard's Starcraft, I started playing it since I was a child. This is a Starcraft Marine Fan Art I painted about a month ago. I'm going to leave it in grey scale for now. Reference used for her suit. Roughly 6 hours of digital painting. 

Below are step by step process painting "Starcraft Marine Portrait"

I started out with a basic sketch of her suit armor. Then added basic shadow and highlights. Slowly moved on to details, especially the face i.e scars and textures on the suit. Midway through the painting I realized I kinda screwed up her nose and lips, they look too big and non-feminine... so I re-painted and made them smaller. Adjusted contrast and curves for final touch.