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Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats them as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those digital pictures into shape with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Read More
Learn best practices for lighting your canvas in Adobe Photoshop.
Bert explains the study of light and it's effect on objects. Shadows, hotspots and other effects can be learned and emulated by simply opening your eyes and observing the way light travels. There is no guess work with shadows, and it's important to get your art to copy real life.
With basic shapes, layers, filters, and 3D effects, you will learn how to reproduce the effects of light in Photoshop. In this example, Bert uses two shapes (a ball and rod) on top of a custom texture with a single source of light. Watch and learn!
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