hippiechos

Adding Depth to images using Dodge and Burn layers for Highlighting and Shading

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Ishi    178

Yes, the soft brush with varying opacity is a great tool. I think its potential is underrated.

 

I like how 3Dish you made the shadows and highlights with the simple step.

 

This is a forerunner to digital painting in Paint.NET.

 

What the technique was able to achieve on your daughter's picture makes me think of an impressionist painting.

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Maximilian    990

Super useful and well explained tutorial, hippiechos! 👍 I've been studying shading for some time, mostly for pencil-on-paper sketches, and it's impressive how a work's aspect changes when shaded. This will surely come in handy since I also enjoy tweaking my sketches digitally :)

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hippiechos    63

Thank you, everyone. I'm glad you guys found this useful! I'd love to see what works you create with the technique. 

 

@LionsDragon - Thank you. :) I tend to agree about her adorableness. We were having fun playing dress-up and doing a photo shoot, so I could practice taking pictures. 

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lynxster4    908

Great technique @hippiechos!  I would have never thought of highlighting and shading this way.

 

I'll have to experiment.  Thank you!!  :)   :cake:

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Seerose    1,914

@hippiechos<3

 

Thank you for sharing! You have a pretty daughter. :cake: :coffee:

*I'll be back tomorrow to give you a reputation.
 

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