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How To: Turn images into watercolor paintings in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those digital pictures into shape with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. In this episode, Ben shows you how to turn images into watercolor paintings in Photoshop.

How To: Paint digital paintings in Photoshop

If you are looking to improve your Photoshop skills by learning how to digital paint in it, this video shows you how to do it. To do this, open a new Photoshop canvas and select your brush to paint with. In this example the author shows how to paint a pear for demonstration purposes. You start by drawing a rough sketch, just using your paint brush and reference an image of a pear that you find in this tutorial. Now do the dark textured work on the non lighting side as shown in the video. Now ...

How To: Decorate and create paintings for your base in Minecraft

In Minecraft, the key to survival is building proper shelter for yourself to survive the nightly attacks by the creatures that roam the land. But whose to say that you can't spruce the place up a little bit? Notch has included a feature in the game that allows you create paintings using a few sticks and a piece of wool. In this video you will learn how to craft the paintings and also how to put them up and some of the random paintings that you can get.

News: Paintings That Live and Breathe

Washington, D.C. based artist Alexa Meade completely redefines traditional body painting. She paints with acrylic paint directly on human flesh and clothing, making her subjects appear as if they were part of a painting (or a living painting immersed in everyday life).

How To: Build a simple float frame for your painting

Building a frame for your paintings can save you money and provide one more creation of which to be proud. Normally recommended for abstract paintings, basic float frames offer a professional feel to your art. This video demonstrates how to build a very simple float frame, which compliments a modern, contemporary, abstract painting rather nicely.

How To: Stencil with gravel and spray paint

Watch this demonstration of a spray paint layering technique. All you need is some gravel and spray paint to add a unique stenciling effect to the surface of your artwork. Use any object to create negative space with spray paint. Use this technique on collages, paintings, assemblage pieces, and clothing.

How To: Paint acrylic portraits

Watch this painting tutorial and learn a method to paint acrylic paintings using an imaging editing program called Gimp. No drawing skills required. If you want to learn how to use acrylic paint but don't want to spend a ton of cash on supplies, here's how. The supplies are student grade and inexpensive. You can get them all for under $15. Learn how to become a better painter & be sure to stay tuned in for all 6 chapters!

How To: Mount your Chinese painting or sumi-e ink drawing

Since sumi-e ink paintings or any sort of painting on rice paper warp the surface and create waves, they can be quite complicated to frame. The fragility of the paper is also something to take into consideration, and requires a special technique that won't tear the painting. Learn how to mount a Chinese painting or sumi-e ink drawing by watching this video framing tutorial.

How To: Begin watercolor painting

Painting with watercolors doesn't have to be left to the experts! Now you can learn the basics, from supplies to techniques for creating interesting paintings in this free online art lesson on video about painting taught by expert Larry Dubitsky. Begin watercolor painting - Part 1 of 22.

How To: Draw and paint a female gypsy dancer

Impress others with your artistic skills by learning to paint a gypsy dancer on the computer. Construct a rough sketch line drawing of a girl dancing. Use a soft brush to airbrush some colors in. Use as few colors as possible. Don't worry about the value yet. This will be a basic map of what colors you want to use. Start adding darker colors in. Use a highlighter to add lighter colors. Use the soft edge brush to blend and a hard edge brush to define forms. Experiment to your liking. With this...

How To: Use Prima Paintables paper

In this tutorial, we learn how to use Prima Paintables paper. These are meant to watercolor on and are very thick pieces of paper. You can take a paint brush and open up a bunch of different paint colors. Start to paint your picture, then allow it to dry. When finished, you can spray a water bottle on it to bleed the picture and make it look unique and your very own. This is something that is fun to do and makes it easy to paint your own creations using this paper that is made just for painti...

News: Lasciviously Lathered in Superhero Body Paint

It's perhaps every male Comic-Con geek's lecherous daydream: Pretty girls slathered in bodypaint, but not just any design or pattern. Superhero bodypaint—a crest of Superman slashed across the chest, a mysterious mask enclosing sultry eyes, a Spiderman hand clutching at… ugh, I just creeped myself out. I sound like I'm composing an Anaïs Nin novel for Marvel geeks. I'm going to stop now so you can scroll down and see for yourself.

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