TUTORIAL - Have Fun With ArtRage 2 - by zhuzhu


#1

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:


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right click the reference image,[Set to Normal Size and Rotation].


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paper setting:


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use Chalks brush,set a small brush size.start with dynamic curve.


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quick sketch:


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add a new layer, use Felt Pens brush to apply shadows.set the Wetness to 100%, that will got some smearing effects.


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export as image, save PSD file.

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


#8

Awesome tutorial Zhuzu! Is artrage freeware?


#9

Sweet zhuzhu, I have to start to play around with Artrage 2 again :smiley:

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 :smiley:


#10

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


#11

Heya zhuzhu, :slight_smile:

Welcome to the new home for the AAFA Forum! :smiley: 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, :slight_smile:

~Rebeccak


#12

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.


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(2) choice a cool color for highlight shape.


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(3)adjust a warm red color for shadows.


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(4) make some edges more darker.


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(5) fun with colors.


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(6)use Oil Paint brush, set Thinners to 0%, apply some impasto effects.


#18

the results.


#19

Awesome, zhuzhu,

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

Cheers, :slight_smile:

*Rebeccak


#20

Awesome Zhuzhu, I will try that out as soon as I can, seems simple enough :smiley: