Digital Painting Techniques

Digital Painting Techniques

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Brush up on the latest digital painting techniques with the fifth volume in this essential series for any digital artist. Celebrating its fifth year, Digital Painting Techniques: Volume 5 continues to present the latest digital painting trends and techniques, courtesy of industry experts including Brian Sum (Mass Effect series), Shaddy Safadi (Uncharted: Drake s Fortune) and Levi Hopkins (Guild Wars series). This year s volume features such diverse topics as weapon design, cartoon characters, creatures from mythology and battle scenes, as well as looking at concepting using basic shapes, speed painting cinematic mood shots, and painting and aging materials. A worthy addition to a ground-breaking series, Digital Painting Techniques: Volume 5 is an indispensable resource for anyone who wants to surround themselves with the latest inspiring artwork while benefitting from the invaluable advice on offer.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 220 x 278 x 18mm | 939.99g
  • Worcester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st New title
  • 350 color illustrations
  • 1909414018
  • 9781909414013
  • 277,259

Table of contents

- Weapon Design
- Creatures from Mythology
- Character Portrayal
- Battle Scenes
- Cartoon Characters
- Toon Environments
- Speed Painting Cinematic Mood Shots
- Sketch-Up Vehicles
- Custom Brushes for Characters
- Concepting Using Basic Shapes
- Painting Materials
- Aging Materials
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About Shaddy Safadi

Brian Sum is a concept artist at top video games developer BioWare and his credits include the award-winning Mass Effect series. Shaddy Safadi specializes in concept art and counts popular Playstation 3 game Uncharted: Drake's Fortune among the projects he has been a part of.

Levi Hopkins is a versatile artist who has worked in a variety of different positions on the bestselling Guild Wars series.

3DTotal Publishing
3DTotal was founded in 1999 as a simple 3D resource website. Over the last decade the site has evolved into one of the premier CG art websites in the world, offering a variety of training products, an inspirational gallery, a free texture library and hundreds of free tutorials on a variety of subjects.

In 2006, 3DTotal entered into partnership with Focal Press and launched the popular book series Digital Art Masters and Digital Painting Techniques. The premise for these books was to provide high quality content that would inspire and educate the next generation of digital artists. Featuring the work of top industry professionals, detailed tutorials and image breakdowns, these series have become firmly established as indispensable resources for any digital artist.

After five successful years working with Focal Press, 3DTotal Publishing was launched in early 2010. As well as self-publishing the next volumes in the pre-existing Digital Art Masters and Digital Painting Techniques series, 3DTotal Publishing has launched a number of new titles including: Photoshop for 3D Artists: Volume 1, Beginner's Guide to Digital Painting in Photoshop, ZBrush Character Creation and Elysium - The Art of Daarken.
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