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PORTRAIT OF NATHAN

BY JASON SEILER

JOB TITLE: Illustrator

SOFTWARE USED: Photoshop

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INTRODUCTION

These are the steps I took while painting Portrait of Nathan. The sketch was drawn with a ballpoint pen in a toned sketchbook (Fig.01). I used Photoshop CS and a Wacom Cintiq for the painting. The size of the painting is 8.6” wide × 10” high at 300 dpi.

THE PORTRAIT — STEP 1

After scanning in my sketch of Nathan, I chose Select All, copied that layer and pasted another copy of the Nathan sketch above the background layer, one above the other. I ...

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