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Advanced Painter™ Techniques by Don Seegmiller

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Chapter 9. Painting Shiny Baubles

This final chapter is about painting shiny things. There is often a need when digital painting to paint shiny objects. Shiny objects are no harder to paint than other objects; you just adjust the values differently. There are a few tools in Painter that make painting shiny objects easy.

This chapter looks at several of the methods I might use when painting shiny jewelry or other highly reflective objects in a painting. In this particular case, I'll be painting imaginary jewelry on a stylized figure.

There are, of course, as many different ways to paint these types of objects as there are objects to paint, but the basic underlying principles are the same regardless of the artist.

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