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Digital Painting Techniques: Volume 5


Brush up on the latest digital painting techniques with the fifth volume in this essential series for any digital artist.

Celebrating its fifth year, Digital Painting Techniques: Volume 5 continues to present the latest digital painting trends and techniques, courtesy of industry experts including Brian Sum (Mass Effect series), Shaddy Safadi (Uncharted: Drake's Fortune) and Levi Hopkins (Guild Wars series). This year's volume features such diverse topics as weapon design, cartoon characters, creatures from mythology and battle scenes, as well as looking at concepting using basic shapes, speed painting cinematic mood shots, and painting and aging materials. A worthy addition to a ground-breaking series, Digital Painting Techniques: Volume 5 is an indispensable resource for anyone who wants to surround themselves with the latest inspiring artwork while benefitting from the invaluable advice on offer.

Product details
Softback 288 pages
Dimensions: 216mm x 279mm
Paper quality: Full colour premium paper pages
ISBN: 978-1-90941401-3


"This series of books always had an impressive pedigree and this volume carries on that tradition in fine form, covering a huge range of topics from weapon design to characters, monsters and environments. Any artist, whatever their level, will find much to inspire them here. As a contributor to a previous volume myself, my aim was not only to create inspiring images, but also provide the tools to create them yourself. I'm happy to report that this volume supplies that in spades."

Ian McQue - Art Director/Concept Artist

"Not many art books offer such a detailed insight into other artists's workflows. You might be a beginner looking for a step-by-step tutorial, or a professional in search of a variety of tips and tricks to speed up your painting process; either way, you will not be disappointed by the inspiration this book offers."

Blaz Porenta - Concept Artist at Outfit 7

"Another beautifully produced book from 3DTotal Publishing, bursting at the seams with valuable advice, tips, tricks and inspiration. I've found the Digital Painting Techniques series to be amazingly helpful and essential reading for many aspiring artists and professionals alike. The latest volume is no exception!”

Jeremy Love - Illustrator and Concept Artist