How to Create Dramatic Lighting in Your Digital Painting Portraits

What You'll Be CreatingArtists are fussy. Whether we're dealing with composition, color, or lighting, we tend to change our minds a lot. Luckily, with Photoshop, you can make dramatic changes to your portraits in a fraction of the time. In this tutorial, I'll show you several ways you can light any digital portrait quickly and easily. 1. The Initial Black and White PortraitStep 1In order to demonstrate these different lighting scenarios, I'll be using one digital portrait as the main base for each effect. Get started by converting your photo reference to a sketch using a Hard (Read more...)