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Coloring Walkthrough
Just wanted to highlight some different coloring techniques I found throughout DA. Most of these tutorials are for Photoshop. A few highlight other programs.
I have collected these great tutorials over the years from DA and want to make it easier for everybody to find just the right kind of coloring tutorial without having to search through all of DA. This is mostly focused on anime/manga and cartoon coloring styles. All tutorials are copyright their respective owners.
PS important / how to optimize PS for digital painting:
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Soft shading
Colouring tutorial by Red-Priest-Usada CG - meago's way by meago TUTORIAL: Digital Paint in PS by Etoli Coloring_the_TOTMO_WAY3 by totmoartsstudio2 Colouring Tutorial ._. by DewNoir Tutorial for soft cell shading by getty +:Color Tutorial:+ by MrEdison Just a big Photoshop Tutorial by B1nd1 A Digital Coloring Tutorial: 1 by joulee Tutorial - CG Ver.2 by shilin Stylized Portrait Painting by thundercake Cancer step by step by meago Process of Doom by shilin Coloring Tutorial and Sai Tips by DyMaraway Walkthroug: Gate to Heaven by Dea-89 :thumb165
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Artist Walkthrough
This walkthrough focuses on:
- guiding you as an artist and improving your artistic skills
So having said that... let's get started!
I have been drawing for a long time. Since I was little I would draw all the time on anything I could find. That passion for drawing and art has always stayed with me. But the problem is talent or potential will only get you so far. If you really want to become a great artist you will have to put in many hours of work. And you would preferably have someone there to guide you. Even now I am learning about basic skills I wish I had learned years ago. That is the problem of being self taught... you have to figure everything out yourself. Of course there are benefits to that too. Self taught artists are generally very motivated and passionate people. I have only come to the point where I am now just because I am passionate and slightly obsessed with drawing. But I want to know more, learn more and improve more. So that is why I am setting up this little drawi
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Zooey Deschanel by WarrenLouw Zooey Deschanel :iconwarrenlouw:WarrenLouw 3,737 297 League of Legends - Vi Stands For...! by ffSade League of Legends - Vi Stands For...! :iconffsade:ffSade 2,971 117 resurrection by sakimichan resurrection :iconsakimichan:sakimichan 25,782 711 How to deviantART: Giving Credit by JRCnrd How to deviantART: Giving Credit :iconjrcnrd:JRCnrd 119 34 LOL : season 3 by raveeoftitans LOL : season 3 :iconraveeoftitans:raveeoftitans 1,568 58 Vi + Friends by tsuaii Vi + Friends :icontsuaii:tsuaii 4,057 203 Aria Of War by ArtDoge Aria Of War :iconartdoge:ArtDoge 1,332 123 Sacred Realm by RikkuGrape Sacred Realm :iconrikkugrape:RikkuGrape 248 55
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Respect Yourself
My friend shared this video to warn other artists about how she was taken advantage of, and I believe this is a very important message that every artist should hear.
I've lost count of how many times someone, be it a big corporation or an individual, have asked me to illustrate for them for free. It will always go something like this "You draw this for us, and we will include your name in the credits. That's good publicity for you!" as if such a pathetic offer holds any merit.
There was one specific case where a guy wanted to use my drawing as a book cover but didn't want to pay. He said he might print up to 50,000 books, so that's like an amazing offer of 50,000 views for me right? Wrong. 50,000 is nothing. We live in the information revolution. Don't forget we have places like Deviantart, tumblr, and all those social networking sites. Sharing art, like sharing any information, has never been easier. You don't have to degrade yourself for some disrespectful publisher to get you art se
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Marceline Headshot by punipaws Marceline Headshot :iconpunipaws:punipaws 463 37 Piggyback Ride by RanchingGal Piggyback Ride :iconranchinggal:RanchingGal 556 41 LeagueOfLegends2013 by TorahimeMax LeagueOfLegends2013 :icontorahimemax:TorahimeMax 118 10 Game Grumps Public Service Announcement by Sound-Resonance Game Grumps Public Service Announcement :iconsound-resonance:Sound-Resonance 147 15 Sick Grumps by Time-Giver Sick Grumps :icontime-giver:Time-Giver 1,234 76

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Jackey by ElizabethBeals Jackey :iconelizabethbeals:ElizabethBeals 63 2 Jackey-Commission by Ceshira Jackey-Commission :iconceshira:Ceshira 93 3 Commission - Knightofwoe by min-iko Commission - Knightofwoe :iconmin-iko:min-iko 9 0 Commission Jackey by Psychish Commission Jackey :iconpsychish:Psychish 3 2
This is just a collection of Commissions I have purchased based on my OC Jackey. This is kinda just my way of supporting my favorite artists, if they do commissions.

I will try to always have at least one person doing a commission for me at any given time as long as I can afford this in my budget. ^_^

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So I've actually been enjoying doing sketches daily. I thought it would start being like a pain but I find myself wanting to draw more then ever.

However, real talk I am going to start taking on a larger work load at my actual work starting this next week. So I really want to continue to do at least a sketch a day. But I have been meaning to practice more, start studying new things, and trying different methods. I just am finding hard to balance everything I want to do in a day.

I don't know. ARRRGGGH I guess because I wish I could just expand the length of a day so I could fit in everything. XP



Oh well I just wanted to rant about it. It still sucks that I finally got my work load at my job to a reasonable amount and I just get more additional work.

Sorry for anyone that reads my journals. I just have been wanting to keep like a log of how I feel sorta, so yeah. Maybe someone else can relate to how I feel and not feel as alone.

Peace out and take care everyone! =) 

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Joseph Wittmann
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
Steam id: {SOBs} Laizon Ruine
I am ALWAYS on Steam, as long as my computer is running ^_^ and yes I am kinda a Valve Fanboy XD

LoL ign: Laizon Ruine
I love playing ARAMs, and normals from time to time. I've tried Ranked but it is too much work I think I am currently Sliver III.

I'll put some more stuff here later, when I think of anything else to add.
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Aths-Art Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Thank you for the watch! :happybounce: 
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DamaiMikaz Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday :)
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KnightOfWoe Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the pleasant birthday wish. =)

Sorry for the late response. I've been kinda dead to the world lately. Hopefully you've been doing well?

I've gotta catch back up with all your posts and all the art people have made. XP
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DamaiMikaz Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Welcome back :)
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o0Mythius0o Featured By Owner May 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the fave!
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DamaiMikaz Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for adding Do's and don'ts for flawless interaction to your favorites. I'm glad you like my writing :)
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DamaiMikaz Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for adding Pure to your collections. I'm happy that you like it :la:
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DamaiMikaz Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for adding I'm done with it to your collections. I'm happy that you like it :la:
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DamaiMikaz Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for adding Being happy with your art to your favorites. I'm glad you like my writing :)
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KnightOfWoe Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really like your writings, but that one especially hit home. Sometimes I can be so negative about the stuff I draw. XP

Just reinforced good ideas to keep in mind when practicing art and just stuff in general. But keep up the great writing! (and hopefully your feeling better.) ^_^
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