Digital Painting Tutorial Part 3

Final “Spring”

Because Spring is part two of a four-part project, I had be sure that the choices I made for this piece will harmonize with the previous work.

I have a very clear vision of the overall project, and have decided to contrast the moods of the seasons greatly.  On the other hand, I will needed to organize specific consistencies.

They are:

*minimizing of neck and body

*some sort of collar appropriate to each season

*the same necklace representing nature’s hardships

*long hair with a life of its own

*a certain amount of dimension and texture in the back round

*a value gradient dark to light from bottom to top

*one element of disguise

*clear difference in position of the head and eyes reflecting the qualities of each season

(*perhaps a border when all four have been completed)

Below are the steps I took  to stylize Ms. Spring, ultimately  leading to the finish (above).

Published by elenacaravela

My world is a wonder of visual candy and foreboding shadow shapes vying every waking moment for my full attention.

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  1. So so amazing, I love how it is so incredibly detailed. Really magical. You are so talented!!

  2. These are so cool to follow and a real insight into your art and process. I have to admit to feeling like I saw an ‘old friend’ when the gorgeous Spring appeared on my monitor 🙂

  3. You are really gifted! That’s just lovely! Thank you for the excellent tutorial, elena.

  4. this is so awesome to look at! I love the arm twig and the whole spirit of the piece with a mixture of raw, organic elements. It does feel like Spring! I have never made a brush before so I have saved this with the others, soooooo cool! Thank you so much for sharing elena.

  5. WOW! This is amazing work dear Elena, you did great image, I loved the motion in this one, so beautifully done. I admire what you are doing. Thank you, with my love, nia

  6. Again you display the vision of the artist, the skill of the craftsperson and the lucidity of verbal communication of a good teacher. That is a powerful combination.

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