Digital watercolor

18 January, 2007




HI everyone, this is my first digital watercolor. It was started in photoshop then in Painter and last finished in photoshop. I figured out that in order to make look as real as possible you have to have real ellements of watercolor in it. I scaned watercolor brushstrokes and I used the colors I found in my real watercolor pallete. Tell me what you think. This image was printed on a watercolor paper 155 times and the dimensions were 14X18.33. I ll try to post my steps in my blog Have fun.

10 Comments:

Blogger Santy Gutiérrez said...

GREAT!!!!
imitating watercolor in photoshop is really a hard task. Thwere's always something there to tell us "yes it looks like... but it is not". In this case I have to congratulate you ¡GREAT RESULT!
CHECK this other artists and digital techniques
http://stefsketches.blogspot.com/2007/01/blue-spruce.html

and

http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=259965

12:21 PM  
Blogger Mirna said...

looks nice alex. i like the composition and colors.

2:41 PM  
Blogger Brooke Olivares said...

Alex, I really like this! The shapes are clear and well put together.The marks you made are loose yet structurally sound.the massive dark shape holds the water and the boats together.

7:00 PM  
Blogger Lisa Fields said...

beautiful Alex! I cant believe you did the on the computer...thats craaaazy

12:52 AM  
Blogger Caleb Prochnow said...

Dude, I'm impressed. I was looking for your steps on your blog and you haven't posted them yet. I want to see how you did this.

9:46 AM  
Blogger Duncan Barton said...

looks great Alex, very impresive! I'll talk to you soon, I want ot hear how it's going over there!

8:51 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I really like this piece, why was it printed 155x ?

3:45 PM  
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Anonymous francisco said...

Wuauu.. este sitio es incrible.. amazing¡¡¡...

me gustan mucho sus dibujos amigos....los felicito..

Ilike very much your painting digital... the water color is wanderful.. bye bye...

12:14 AM  
Blogger Nocturne's Nest said...

That looks so real that one gets the feel of crystal clear water standing still right before one's eyes (oops jus found out its my monitor)

6:42 AM  

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