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drawing backgrounds my way by Duivelsdraak drawing backgrounds my way by Duivelsdraak
The past years I've been asked several times to do a tutorial on either colouring or backgrounds, now I felt like postphoning making my storyboard.. So I thought I'd do a short tutorial on how I color backgrounds.
I don't know if it's really helpfull=p

Thanks to :iconjazmik:

Edit: I forgot to mention. This is Photoshop CS5.
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Vagelio Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2011  Hobbyist
+1 from me. Using as few layers as possible make the colors blend better with each other :D and I love to mess with the curves too, even though I use the CS3 version and I have not tried to search about the masks that much (meaning that ctrl-alt-z is my friend when it comes to this kind of editing XD).
The way you choose your pallete is much better than mine too since you concentrate on the whole background while I am used to make my pallete on a long square with the gradient tool.
I love your style and I am going to try it in the future (as well as the CS5).
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Duivelsdraak Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011  Student Filmographer
Seems our methods are similar even though our styles differ a lot. I am pretty curious how you make your backgrounds too, they're always so neat, detailed and anime like.
Are you planning to do a tutorial someday too?
Your way of making palettes is I think most used, so nothing wrong with that;)
Thanks a lot!!
Btw, cs5 is not diffrent from cs3. I think as long as you are not using an intuos tablet there are no upgrades in cs5, at least not that I have seen.
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Vagelio Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2011  Hobbyist
Thanks :), I still need tons of practise though (I do not draw difficult angles very often).
I am nt sure about that, there are lots of tuts on DA tha teach how to draw and paint backgrounds in the way I do... I may create one when I level up my coloring skills.

I am kind of glad about that :phew:, my computer would become slower if I had to install it (photoshops are too heavy an average pc T^T)
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Duivelsdraak Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011  Student Filmographer
That's right, no need to constantly upgrade those adobe programmes. I still have photoshop CS on my PC and sometimes I just like to use that one, its not like my drawing improved because of CS5.
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Vagelio Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2011  Hobbyist
That's good for both of us then :). I will try to find good speedpaints on youtube so I will get better too.
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MissShadowQueen Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome!~ :3
welk programma gebruik je? x)
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Duivelsdraak Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011  Student Filmographer
thanks! ik gebruik Photoshop CS5, maar welke versie jij gebruikt maakt niet uit, ze zijn toch ongveer allemaal het zelfde.
Wat gebruik jij ookalweer?
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MissShadowQueen Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
yw<3
paint.net :3
zown gratis programma xD
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Duivelsdraak Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011  Student Filmographer
Ah, hoor ik veel over. Vind je het een goed programma?
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MissShadowQueen Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
jawel :3
maar wel jammer dat er niet zown spuitbusje bij zit of zown druppeltje waarmee je het wazig maakt xD
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