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Digital Painting, 37 Intermediate Tricks and Techniques by Gary Tonge

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High-Detail Painting

Painting in high detail is the pinnacle for many artists. While it takes substantial time and effort to create a full-fledged and detailed illustration, the rewards can be immense. A detailed image can be blown up and printed in large scale, or used for film and TV work and promotional art. Plus, it’s always nice to sit back and admire all the work and detailing you have put into a piece.

If you follow the rest of the tips we’ve covered, particularly those that address how to sketch and paint ideas quickly in low detail, then when you decide to create a high-detail image you will already have thought through all your options and increased your chances of success.

Exacting Detail

In creating art for advertising, print or ...

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