How to Shade a Digitally Remade Picture

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How to Shade a Digitally Remade Picture

Snowflake
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Joined: 10 Oct 2010, 19:16

10 Oct 2010, 22:41 #1

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Paint.net
Adobe Photoshop CS3




Step One: Get your picture.




Step Two: Use Paint.Net, make another layer, and then outline the picture using a dark color. Then fill everything in with a lighter color.




Step Three: Go into Adobe Photoshop CS3 and choose the Magic Wand Tool.




Step Four: Then choose the Color Picker Tool (Top Right)




Step Five: Take a color from the artwork. (The color should be seen in the box to the right!)




Step Six: Make the color lighter or darker depending on where you want to shade first.




Step Seven: Make sure you choose a brush that has a light, feather-like side. Use a small-medium size to make it neater.




Step Eight: rapedlight the part you want to shade with the Magic Paint Tool and start brushing over that section.




Step Nine: Do steps Three-Eight for each section you want to shade, and it should come out like this:




Step Ten: You're done! Now you can add some special effects like a Star or Lens Flare, as seen below.

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Killjoy
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Joined: 27 Jan 2009, 04:22

13 Oct 2010, 00:56 #2

IF you have CS3, why not make the outline in there, eliminating the need for Paint.net at all?
<center>
Echo wrote:Gonna make bipolar bitch a CD and show up at her house without asking her.
</center>
<CENTER>GUN NUTS
Web Comic
Current Issue: #21</CENTER>

Issues: #01 #02 #03 #04 #05 #06 #07 #08 #09 #10 #11 #12 #13 #14 #15 #16 #17 #18 #19 #20 #21 #22 #23 #24
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Snowflake
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13 Oct 2010, 01:13 #3

Killjoy @ Oct 13 2010, 12:56 AM wrote: IF you have CS3, why not make the outline in there, eliminating the need for Paint.net at all?
The pen tool really sucks and is super confusing in Photoshop.
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Killjoy
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13 Oct 2010, 01:20 #4

Snowflake @ Oct 12 2010, 05:13 PM wrote:
Killjoy @ Oct 13 2010, 12:56 AM wrote: IF you have CS3, why not make the outline in there, eliminating the need for Paint.net at all?
The pen tool really sucks and is super confusing in Photoshop.
That's what the brush/pencil tool are for.

Admittedly, they give me greivances as well. But for this purpose, they should be fine.
<center>
Echo wrote:Gonna make bipolar bitch a CD and show up at her house without asking her.
</center>
<CENTER>GUN NUTS
Web Comic
Current Issue: #21</CENTER>

Issues: #01 #02 #03 #04 #05 #06 #07 #08 #09 #10 #11 #12 #13 #14 #15 #16 #17 #18 #19 #20 #21 #22 #23 #24
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Snowflake
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13 Oct 2010, 01:23 #5

Killjoy @ Oct 13 2010, 01:20 AM wrote:
Snowflake @ Oct 12 2010, 05:13 PM wrote:
Killjoy @ Oct 13 2010, 12:56 AM wrote: IF you have CS3, why not make the outline in there, eliminating the need for Paint.net at all?
The pen tool really sucks and is super confusing in Photoshop.
That's what the brush/pencil tool are for.

Admittedly, they give me greivances as well. But for this purpose, they should be fine.
Yeah, but with the shading lines going all over the place I didn't want to take my chances using the brush tool as an outline. Maybe I'll try it sometime, but so far, this drawing thing is for fun.
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Killjoy
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13 Oct 2010, 02:16 #6

Snowflake @ Oct 12 2010, 05:23 PM wrote: Yeah, but with the shading lines going all over the place I didn't want to take my chances using the brush tool as an outline. Maybe I'll try it sometime, but so far, this drawing thing is for fun.
Fair enough. As you can tell, I'm no shading genius myself.
<center>
Echo wrote:Gonna make bipolar bitch a CD and show up at her house without asking her.
</center>
<CENTER>GUN NUTS
Web Comic
Current Issue: #21</CENTER>

Issues: #01 #02 #03 #04 #05 #06 #07 #08 #09 #10 #11 #12 #13 #14 #15 #16 #17 #18 #19 #20 #21 #22 #23 #24
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