As an aspiring amateur artist myself, I reblog alot of art, painting, photography, and other art-related things from other blogs for inspiration... I decided it would be best to have all the tips and inspiration in one spot rather than spread out through my personal tumblr...And if other people like and can make use of it, then all the better!

 

mexi-doodler:

hawlooh:

grypwolf:

… AND THAT IS THE WAY I MAKE FIRE! Simple and messy “how to gry”.
I will add quick smoke tutorial / step by step too Just wait. \o/

EDIT: Sorry for small images >8C I am not good with tumblr image sizes and I have never understood them. But by copying the image URL you can see bigger sized images!

art resources, fire

Saving this for reference. I always have a tough time when it comes to coloring out fire. I suck at it >w<;

captainsart:

Here’s some tips, of course nothing professional, but things I’ve learned myself.

Hope it helps some of you guys. ovo

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pettry:

Hello!

Here’s my really simple method for painting with watercolor! Hope someone finds this at least a little bit useful! ^^

(I apologize the typos (edit: damn there were STILL so many argh!) and possible bad grammar.)

"overlay is da bomb!" tutorial

littlemisspaintbrush:

ever wondered how to put pattern effects on stuff? this is how i do them. :P (using paint tool SAI)

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*other colors will change the color of your shape. tip: brownish patterns will give your shape an antique/vintage/old effect. orz i fail at explaining haha

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lol i love the overlay effect! :D i hope this helped! :3 

bluekomadori:

The tutorial of how I achieve watercolor effect in Sai! :) I highly recommend using real watercolor paintings (your own or ones found on the internet) as reference.

And here you can find a few useful links: 

  1. You can download the Sai file of this picture here: link 
  2. Video process of painting another picture: link
  3. The old watercolor tutorial: link
  4. Sai brushes (none of them is made by me) link + file you need to open them in Sai: link
  5. Awesome watercolor brushes made by Kyle T Webster: link

Here’s the finished painting: link

harteus:

aaah… well. i’m not exactly good at explaining things. just look at my million examples instead. )——: