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  • Sci-fi art fundamentals in Photoshop (Download Only)

    Sci-fi art is one of the most popular genres of concept art, used widely in games, film, animation and illustration. Yet creating a successful sci-fi image can often be a daunting task. In this five-part eBook Juan Novelletto, an experienced concept artist for the entertainment industry, demonstrates in detail how to construct a dynamic sci-fi image and reveals key tips and techniques to help you create your own impressive sci-fi artworks in Photoshop. Covering everything from the basics of ensuring you have a strong composition to handy tips for generating VFX, and including crucial advice on perfecting perspective and values, this eBook is all you need to start creating dramatic sci-fi art!
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  • Creating a stylized character (Download Only)

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    Learn how to make a fun steampunk heroine with the guidance of skilled character artist Roumen Filipov, with 3D model and texture assets included! This eBook covers an entire character creation workflow, from modeling organic and hard surfaces in ZBrush, to topology and UVing with 3ds Max, to posing and rendering the final model. Discover useful techniques that’ll add life to your characters, from creating skin pores to simple posing with the free Super Simple Rig. (ZBrush, 3ds Max with V-Ray, and Photoshop are required for this project.)
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  • Photo manipulation for quick concepts (Download Only)

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    Learn how to quickly turn ordinary photographs into new concepts with this handy eBook on photo manipulation and matte painting techniques. The four chapters cover how to use blending modes, textures, brush techniques, over-painting, and combining 2D and3D techniques to create concepts and special effects. Featuring tutorials from Mark Kolobaev, Rotyslav Zagornov, David Roya, and Mathieu ‘FreaksFx’ Roszak this eBook is the go-to guide for time saving ways to create new concepts.
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  • Master mood portrayal in Photoshop (Download Only)

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    Talented artists Francisco Albert, Wojtek Fus, and Mike Azevedo share their methods and tricks for portraying character and atmosphere in this insightful guide. Learn step-by-step techniques for building up an evocative image, how to use lively brushstrokes to depict anger, and how to use lighting to create a narrative and captivate the viewer. You’ll be a master of moods in no time!
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  • Fantasy Battle Scenes (Download Only)

    What makes a great fantasy battle scene? A dramatic atmosphere, a multitude of characters, a gripping narrative, believable weapons and armor, not to mention a clear distinction between the two fighting sides. In three insightful step-by-step tutorials, Carlos Cabrera, Piotr Foksowicz, and Donovan Valdes share invaluable Photoshop techniques and professional workflows to help you develop your own captivating combat scenes.
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  • Create a photorealistic still-life (Download Only)

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    John A. Martini covers the entire process of developing a stunning photoreal scene, from pre-viz and setting up the 3ds Max physical camera, through modeling in Maya, creating objects in 3ds Max, texturing and shading, and finally culminating with in-depth tuition for lighting and rendering the final scene. Featured software includes: 3ds Max, Maya, V-Ray, Photoshop, ZBrush, and NUKE.
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  • Design a Fantasy World (Download Only)

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    Whether you're looking to design a fictional universe for a videogame or a fantastical environment for a film, YongSub Noh reveals the key techniques and considerations when concepting a fantasy world from scratch. The tutorials included provide expert tips for characters, creatures, vehicle design, as well as several environment concepts.
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  • Character Creation in Maya (Download Only)

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    Over the course of 8 parts, Patrick Evrard reveals a host of useful tips for creating a stylized character in Maya. Starting with a comprehensive and insightful breakdown of the major tools involved in character creation, Patrick moves through modeling, lighting, texturing, and rendering, before moving on to those finishing touches in post-production. Discover everything you need to know about creating a character in Maya!
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  • Step-by-step Photoshop environments (Download Only)

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    Practical tutorials by top artists in their field present step-by-step guides to help you create stunning cityscapes, epic landscapes, and depict dramatic shots. Learn how to paint 3 different environments over 10 chapters with pro tuition from Richard Tilbury, Donglu Yu, and Ignacio Bazan Lazcano, who reveal the fundamentals of creating visual art and the principal techniques employed in Photoshop.
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  • Design characters for environments (Download Only)

    When designing characters for entertainment, it's an artist's job to describe the effects of the character's environment through their characteristics, garments, and props. This e-book shows how to craft a variety of characters for some unique worlds, discussing the considerations for each that lead to the design decisions made. The result is a collection of concepts ready for any 3D Modeler or Art Director!
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  • Learn to paint heroes and villains (Download Only)

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    Shape, color, and theory are a few of the key ingredients when it comes to crafting any concept design. When designing characters, we can use these skills to create a sense of good-willed beings, or evil-natured beasts. The tutorials presented in this e-book reveal how to turn character design briefs into portfolio-worthy designs, with heaps of pro tips and tricks for you to take into your other projects, too!
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  • Create playable levels with the UDK (Download Only)

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    Senior Environment Artist at Codemasters, Andrew Finch, reveals how to make playable levels for games using the Unreal Development Kit (UDK). Whether you are looking to create a stunning portfolio piece or just fancy trying something new, this step-by-step project guide will give you a fantastic grounding in the UDK to set you on the right foot for your future game-creation adventures!
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  • Character design: Costumes (Download Only)

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    Whether you want to create an evolving plot of color, change the social status of a character, or explore a period of history through visual design and garments, this tutorial e-book is here to help! The six artists featured present accessible guides to clothing concepts for character briefs to help you improve your skills and improve how you respond to design challenges.
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  • Concept New Worlds (Download Only)

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    working in concept art for the entertainment industry, it's important that the key elements of your 'new worlds' work together: environments, characters, vehicles and creatures being some of them. Your job is to create a believable world and society with which to engage your audience. This e-book takes a look at creating exciting locations and investigates the processes and techniques involved in concept design in Photoshop.
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  • Master custom brushes for characters (Download Only)

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    Using custom brushes can add that special texture and help speed up your workflow. You can use a combination of custom brushes to quickly add cracks, dirt and scratches to textures or images, or use them to paint an underlying texture such as skin, cloth, leather and metal to a section of a painting. This expert guide reveals how to create different brushes to texture characters. Written by industry pros, each artist starts with a basic un-textured character and demonstrates how to create brushes that will add that all-important detail.
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