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My first tut :wink: Be nice?

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Fur over the eyes?

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Plugins needed:

- Smudge

Want to make a cute monster like this?

282upz.png

or

addunb.png

or

2cg2eer.png

Then this is the tutorial:

1. Choose a color.

2. Pick the PaintbrushTool ( :PaintBrushTool: ) and increas the width to something around 85 px. Remember that it has to be AntiAliasing Disabled ( :AntiAliasingOff: )

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3. Draw a form on the paper. I will call this shape for a bean.

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4. Select the beanshaped thing with the MagicWand ( :MagicWandTool: )

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5. Then go to Effects > Noise > Add noise ( :AddNoise: )

jhbzes.png

Intensity: 86

Color Saturation: 0

Coverage: 100

6. Now, go to Layers > Rotate / Zoom :RotateZoom:'

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Do as the picture says; Zoom: 2.61x - Pan: Drag it so it shows the whole picture...

7. Deselect the bean and go to Effects > Distort > Smudge.

mbpu1y.jpg

Brush: Paintbrush

Brush width: 45

Strenght: Something around 7%

8. (Fun part..) Now start dragging some fur to your monster.

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9. When you are done it should look something like this:

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8. Now you have to draw eyes. Make a new layer ( :AddNewLayer: ).

9. Choose the color white. Then choose the paintbrushtool ( :PaintBrushTool: ), Set the width to 50px and :AntiAliasingOn:

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10. Then draw two circles beside eachother.

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11. Make smaller circles inside the white balls and you are finished!

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Some other results:

2cg2eer.png260rgwl.pngaddunb.png

(Used bevel selection on the eyes on these three to make a more 3D-look)

PLEASE POST YOUR OWN RESULTS!

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It's great that someone made a tutorial showing this neat trick! :D

In fact I'm very familiar with this technique.

I've shared it earlier in the forum, but didn't care to make a tutorial for it...

From my experience this brush tend to give a better result. :wink:

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English only, please. But good job with the tut; not too shabby!

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Amazing! At first I thought this tut would just be adding eyes to them, but then I realized that its the whole thing! It really helps with the basics of smudging, thank you!

P.S. Although try to work on the eyes, not that i dont like them.

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Wow! awesome tutorial.

How did you make the eyes get partly covered by the fur? i've tried many times but it looked really weird.

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English only, please. But good job with the tut; not too shabby!

Oh, sorry. Will remember it next time. Thanks anyway ^^

Amazing! At first I thought this tut would just be adding eyes to them, but then I realized that its the whole thing! It really helps with the basics of smudging, thank you!

P.S. Although try to work on the eyes, not that i don't like them.

I did the eyes very easy on the tut. Maybe I'll make them better some other time.

I REALLY like the outcome.

Good to hear :)

Wow! awesome tutorial.

How did you make the eyes get partly covered by the fur? I've tried many times but it looked really weird.

Not to make the tut to long I dropped that because i didn't think it was to important... Will update the main post soon.

Can you add a link for the required plug-in please?

Of course ;)LINK

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their eyes freak me out lol, great guide for someone new to smudge, helps give ideas on some techniques :wink:

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their eyes freak me out lol, great guide for someone new to smudge, helps give ideas on some techniques :wink:

Haha :lol:

Glad if i could help the newbies ^^

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does anyone know how to make the fur cover the eyes a bit? doesn't look like Marken is going here anymore.

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One way would be to cut the eye holes just before

Step 7, and smudge some down over the holes.

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thanks sarkut. i finally got it...

monsterz.th.png

But i'm not that satisfied with the shape.. and the part near the eyes arent smudged enough

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Try cutting the eye holes before step seven, like sarkut said, then place the eyes on a layer below that.

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No. :(

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Edit - Smudge now available.

Edited by Sarkut
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Try cutting the eye holes before step seven, like sarkut said, then place the eyes on a layer below that.

That's what I did... :roll:

Here's my new results!

monstac.png

And tried to add "real" eyes.

monsta33t.png

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