illustration

Head and Skin Tone Studies

Head and Skin Tone Studies

I’ve been working on some studies for a personal hybrid 3D and 2D Illustration project I’m doing. The main character is humanoid. I’m still developing the project, there will be non-humanoid characters as well but that is for later. I have already sculpted and prepared the character for painting but I wanted to do some…

Painting Study Process: Kira

Painting Study Process: Kira

For this painting I started out as usual by making small painting studies in Krita using basic brushes. I tried a different approach than I have before for this image where I took the Initial grayscale colours and colourized them using Deoldify, an open source deep learning model to help colourize grayscale images. When I…

Autumn 2022 Resource Roundup

Autumn 2022 Resource Roundup

Things feel a bit sparse lately when it comes to digital art related things I can mention in the resource roundup, but if I find anything else during Autumn I will add it to this article. It might just be because I’ve been re-organizing myself and doing an anatomy course on Udemy though. Video Tutorials…

Illuminate 2D Shape G’MIC

Illuminate 2D Shape G’MIC

I’ve been experimenting with another normal map and digital painting related tool over the last few weeks which you can find in G’MIC (a full-featured open-source framework for digital image processing). Luckily G’MIC is incorporated into the latest version(s) of Krita and can be used in other software as plugins you can find on the…