View Full Version : TUTORIAL - Have Fun With ArtRage 2 - by zhuzhu

04 April 2006, 11:15 AM
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:

04 April 2006, 11:20 AM
right click the reference image,[Set to Normal Size and Rotation].

04 April 2006, 11:27 AM
paper setting:

04 April 2006, 11:32 AM
use Chalks brush,set a small brush size.start with dynamic curve.

04 April 2006, 11:34 AM
quick sketch:

04 April 2006, 11:39 AM
add a new layer, use Felt Pens brush to apply shadows.set the Wetness to 100%, that will got some smearing effects.

04 April 2006, 11:44 AM
export as image, save PSD file.

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

Jack Shannon
04 April 2006, 12:09 PM
Awesome tutorial Zhuzu! Is artrage freeware?

04 April 2006, 12:26 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

04 April 2006, 02:00 PM
Awesome tutorial Zhuzu! Is artrage freeware?

04 April 2006, 02:37 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, :)


04 April 2006, 05:03 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.

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

04 April 2006, 05:07 AM
(3)adjust a warm red color for shadows.

04 April 2006, 05:10 AM
(4) make some edges more darker.

04 April 2006, 05:11 AM
(5) fun with colors.

04 April 2006, 05:14 AM
(6)use Oil Paint brush, set Thinners to 0%, apply some impasto effects.

04 April 2006, 05:16 AM
the results.

04 April 2006, 05:20 AM
Awesome, zhuzhu,

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

Cheers, :)


04 April 2006, 07:46 AM
Awesome Zhuzhu, I will try that out as soon as I can, seems simple enough :D

04 April 2006, 10:02 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 February 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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