Monday, January 30, 2012


I've been very busy with work recently, so I didn't have too much time to paint any personal stuff. But I've managed to work a bit on an older sketch. The interesting part is that it's painted in Photoshop which is a new thing for me. I've always used Painter because it felt more natural for me then PS, but I finally decided to give PS a try and I must say that it was a surprisingly cool experience. Who knows, maybe I'll switch to PS for good one day...


  1. Great!
    I always wanted to try PAINTER though:)
    You handle both programms great...

  2. Love this new to ps and painter as well. i just ordered my new intuos4 today :)I wonder if its more helpful to know how to color and paint in traditional medium before getting your hands on PS and Painter. it seems that everyone rushes to jump onto digital thesedays.

  3. Thanks guys!

    sora- I think that it's always good to have a background in traditional painting. In my opinion people rely to much on tutorials how to paint this or that instead of learning from nature. In result there's a lot of people that know how to render stuff, but they don't really understand what they are doing. Traditional techniques make you think twice before you make a mark on the paper or canvas, because you can't change things around over and over again. There are no color balance or hue/saturation layers and you can't shift things completely in the middle of your work. So you have to make conscious decisions and really try to understand how things like colors, composition, value etc. work.
    There's a really cool interview on Imaginism with Dice Tsutsumi from Pixar and he also talks about his thoughts on this subject. He's waaaay more competent than I am so I would suggest to watch it;)