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zhuzhu
04-03-2006, 12:15 PM
it is nice to see that [Artistic Anatomy and Figurative Art] move to new place.haha we have a new home now~!

the best way of congratulate is post something. i'd like to share the technique of figure drawing in ArtRage 2.

let's get to the point.start with open a reference image:

http://img138.imageshack.us/img138/8531/011ls1.jpg

zhuzhu
04-03-2006, 12:20 PM
right click the reference image,[Set to Normal Size and Rotation].


http://img205.imageshack.us/img205/2253/028dz.jpg

zhuzhu
04-03-2006, 12:27 PM
paper setting:

http://img77.imageshack.us/img77/7713/037ne.jpg


http://img80.imageshack.us/img80/4014/048ux.jpg

zhuzhu
04-03-2006, 12:32 PM
use Chalks brush,set a small brush size.start with dynamic curve.

http://img114.imageshack.us/img114/9734/055qf.jpg


http://img114.imageshack.us/img114/8934/068uv.jpg

zhuzhu
04-03-2006, 12:34 PM
quick sketch:

http://img114.imageshack.us/img114/5378/071lr.jpg

zhuzhu
04-03-2006, 12:39 PM
add a new layer, use Felt Pens brush to apply shadows.set the Wetness to 100%, that will got some smearing effects.


http://img227.imageshack.us/img227/8117/083tb.jpg

zhuzhu
04-03-2006, 12:44 PM
export as image, save PSD file.

http://img89.imageshack.us/img89/277/095og.jpg


open with Photoshop,do anything that you like to continue.

http://img76.imageshack.us/img76/8360/103kk.jpg

Jack Shannon
04-03-2006, 01:09 PM
Awesome tutorial Zhuzu! Is artrage freeware?

ceresz
04-03-2006, 01:26 PM
Sweet zhuzhu, I have to start to play around with Artrage 2 again :D

Jack : The first version is, search for Artrage on google, but the second, well... you have to buy it, but there is a demo of it :D

zhuzhu
04-03-2006, 03:00 PM
Awesome tutorial Zhuzu! Is artrage freeware?


http://www.ambientdesign.com/artrage.html

Rebeccak
04-03-2006, 03:37 PM
Heya zhuzhu, :)

Welcome to the new home for the AAFA Forum! :D It's great to see your new tutorial, thanks so much! I just recently purchased ArtRage 2, so this should be really useful! :thumbsup:

Cheers, :)

~Rebeccak

zhuzhu
04-04-2006, 06:03 AM
thanks all***!

here is a small update to show how to play oils in ArtRage 2, hope you like it.


(1)CTRL+N,resize the canvas,and set the canvas color to black.CTRL+R,import a reference image.use Paint Roller brush,start with big shape.

http://img86.imageshack.us/img86/5893/f18az.jpg

zhuzhu
04-04-2006, 06:05 AM
(2) choice a cool color for highlight shape.


http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/3674/f23ru.jpg

zhuzhu
04-04-2006, 06:07 AM
(3)adjust a warm red color for shadows.


http://img102.imageshack.us/img102/3087/f39cb.jpg

zhuzhu
04-04-2006, 06:10 AM
(4) make some edges more darker.

http://img82.imageshack.us/img82/197/f45hb.jpg

zhuzhu
04-04-2006, 06:11 AM
(5) fun with colors.


http://img82.imageshack.us/img82/1467/f56be.jpg

zhuzhu
04-04-2006, 06:14 AM
(6)use Oil Paint brush, set Thinners to 0%, apply some impasto effects.


http://img122.imageshack.us/img122/6223/f64vj.jpg

zhuzhu
04-04-2006, 06:16 AM
the results.

http://img130.imageshack.us/img130/4825/7438mr.jpg

Rebeccak
04-04-2006, 06:20 AM
Awesome, zhuzhu,

When are you going to update your CGPortfolio? :deal:

Cheers, :)

*Rebeccak

ceresz
04-04-2006, 08:46 AM
Awesome Zhuzhu, I will try that out as soon as I can, seems simple enough :D

aggie93
04-11-2006, 11:02 PM
I am assuming this is the purchase version. I have the freebee but I do not know how to pin a pict, just lay it in the background.

Bev from OZ
02-26-2007, 01:33 AM
:) :) :)

This is great thanks for sharing this,:thumbsup: i tried to right click to stick my pic up and my palletts

disappeared so i must be doing something wrong...........back to the drawing board lol

Cheers Bev

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