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BIG FILE - Water Drag Tutorial by nJoo BIG FILE - Water Drag Tutorial by nJoo
Just thought to put up a tutorial on the Water Dragon illustration I did a while back but never really made it public, hopefully it'll help a little bit for those that're interested. Comments welcome!
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ugoyak Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Thanks for share! :D
Erickendoka Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Helps a lot im trying to get better in to it so your tutorial is really cool thanks for your time doing it !!!
IVbenjamin Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow very detail thanks!! :D
WSMoye Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2011
I think tuts are good for several reasons. One, for the artist its a self reference. Also in order to explain something to someone else you have to know it really well for yourself. Now from the fan/struggling artist/"guy in awe of your ability though you may sit in awe of someone elses" side of things, tutorials give us inspiration, insight into how your particular work is created and ideas of how we can do things. I use them all the time as visual "liquid courage" for when I'm approaching something I've never done before and feel that timid ultra-noob feeling. It helps me quell my doubts and gives me a starting place when I feel completely lost on how to proceed.

So please continue to share!!
BahamutFury82 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011
Definitely favoriting this. I don't quite have the time at the moment to look at it fully, but I'll definitely look at it soon.
G0Ducks Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2011  Professional Interface Designer
I was JUST about the pm you about doing a tutorial when I noticed your section with the topic at hand... You, sir (?) are amazing. This tutorial has shown me a LOT of how to work in my favorite style! Thank you so very much for sharing; not only your work, but your experience and knowledge as well!

Best Regards, Luck, Wishes!

PJMarts1 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2011
Incredible tutorial... This will help...
eclipse4d Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2010
that dude's LUNCH!!
yobiyobiyobi Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2010   General Artist
vitasimplex Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2010
do you use a wacom tablet or anything?
dragon-bleu Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2010
Can you translate in french plz ?
zeldazelg Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2010  Student Digital Artist
I hope I can dot this work :D
knytcrawlr Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow dude, really incredible! thank you for posting this!
fuzzyb47 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2009
well to start very well done. you have a really cool brush stroke. and it a pretty cool color. thanks for some little tips. and Sweet man...
Soulslayer317 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2009
Nice job!
Purplish-antheia Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2009
pretty awwesome!
thanks aloot !!..
Ferzog Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2009
just love the way u draw dragons
Tealink Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2009
Very cool tutorial! When you do the line work, do you actually draw it on paper and scan or do you use PS to sketch? Also, what kind of program do you use because I don't think I can do this on my Corel painter 3. The colors look watercolored.
Toey Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2009
Very nice tutorial, Mr. nJoo!! This will help me a lot with my practice. ^^
lucas-souza Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2009
Nice tut, help me alot.
Junryou-na-Kokoro Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
I really enjoy seeing other artist's methods of coloring, and yours is one of the most easy to follow (not to mention gorgeously detailed).

Thank you for the tips/tutorial!
benHELDT Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks a lot.
nymph-of-artemis Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2009  Student Digital Artist
You are so amazing!
I really admire people who can do digital painting so well!

How long have you been doing it??
I really want to practice and improve... ^^;
Nice tutorial. :)

I don't get the lineart part. Are you supposed to darken it by putting more layers over the original one?
uncle-shaun Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Great tut! Thanks a ton!!
natstan6 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2008
great tutorial thanks!
DreamJ Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2008
Venasque Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2008
I can appreciate your perspective on tutorials as you mentioned above with this one, but for me, I look to a tutorial from someone as less-superior in their position, and just more educational in regards to the artist taking the time to share the steps and process they might take to get their personal results.

In this case, though I can't draw or paint to save my life, I loved being able to go through the steps with you, and learn inside things (like, coloring from dark to light makes it look different than going from light to dark!)

So, this is a very longwinded way of saying -- thanks! :ahoy:

darioart Featured By Owner May 23, 2008
General-RADIX Featured By Owner May 20, 2008
Great tutorial, man; it helped out a great deal. : )
gaturora Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
pocza Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2008
Great stuff. Glad you posted it!
telordadar Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2008
thanks a lot ^^
tentaculus Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2008
my greatest gratitude for you.......:+fav:
supremeX2 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
I love what you did :love:
Can you provide me some linearts so i can color them ?
Thanks :D
BakaSara Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
This tutorial is fantastic! Thanks for sharing it^^
Nyk-26 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2007
Thanks for the tips, the one about the lineart is great!
Namarin Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
OK but the first image is a lineart, my question is, how can i make lineart from ordinary pencil sketch (without scanner) hmm?
viruceae Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
this ones a big help... my paint skill in PS... i only use about 2-3 color shades... and i dont have th eye for much details. ill be looking up to this tutorial and some others...
mhazaru Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2007
awesome tutorial. what kind of brushes in painter do you use?
nJoo Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
It's all photoshop hehe :P Thanks for the comments :P
gfxdev Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2007
thanx for this nice tutorial
garland88 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2007
this tuto is awesome! you rock men!
minamiya Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2007   General Artist
This surely help me a lot :D
elsevilla Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
nice rendering man
blackfeathers Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
wow... thanks for sharing. :)
Ogun-GodofIron Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2006
oh snap. thats pretty damn good
Ogun-GodofIron Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2006
oh snap. thats pretty damn good
Luthrai Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2006  Hobbyist probably don't want to know how long I've been on the lookout for a tutorial that deals with this general kind of colouring style. Wow. Please pardon me while I dance.
Awesome job and thanks! ^.-.^
(and no worries, you don't sound like you're feeling all that superior ^ ^)
no1hellangle Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2006
thanks thats wewll help much
thanks again
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