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Digital Painting, 26 Beginner Tricks and Techniques by Gary Tonge

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High Precision With Digital Tools

It’s much easier to create accurate images when painting digitally than when using traditional media. The sheer number of options and tools at your disposal allow you to better control your brushstrokes and colors, protect the painting at a touch of a button, experiment with new ideas quickly and have the freedom to modify and tweak details freely.

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Accurate Shapes and Sharp Edges

Create a temporary layer and use the polygonal lasso tool to select the area you want to paint. Paint that area in any color or effect you like, or scale and adjust the new shape. The tower and small structures in this image could ...

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