March 27, 2013

Secrets of Corel Painter Experts: Tips, Techniques, and Insights for Users of All Abilities/ Daryl Wise

Features individual Corel Painter users. Each digital artist shows a work, explains how its done. Most have a sequenced walk-through.

Plenty of inspiring works; insights into the digital art creation process using varying preferred techniques and styles.

A few artists I really liked (interestingly they happen to be asians):
  • Song Yang
  • Benjamin
  • Youchan
  • Pete Revonkorpi

March 22, 2013

The Hidden Power of Blend Modes in Adobe Photoshop/ Scott Valentine

Many 'Single-technique' examples of Photoshop CS6 blend modes (in Layers).

Second part has a more technical explanation of the workings and mathematical calculations.