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post #1 of Old 04-08-2016, 02:22 PM Thread Starter
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Digital painting from reference?

I want to learn digital painting and best way probably would be to do it from reference. I just have no idea how to start. I haven't found any good tutorials yet. There are some speedpaints, but they are going too fast to actually figure out what they are doing.
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post #2 of Old 04-08-2016, 02:34 PM
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when I paint from reference I have 2 screens in front of me the 1 I'm drawing on & the other a laptop with the subject on.
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post #3 of Old 04-08-2016, 02:52 PM Thread Starter
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That much I have already figured.
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ask a specific question.....
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post #5 of Old 04-12-2016, 02:05 AM
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if you already have decent drawing/ painting skills then this is for you ( though i think its also ok for absolute beginners )
if you have no experience in drawing etc i suggest to start learning with this :

above also handles drawing fundamentals very well - with exercises lessons and all that.

the best free software for digital painting is available here :

youtube is your friend. watch lots of tutorials, demos, speedpaints and such.

best of luck

edit :

here is a very good lengthy tutorial for study work ( the forum turns the link into embed video.. its a playlist check it up on youtube :

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I'm checking some of this stuff out!

Thanks @abt2k15
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