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Creating Compelling Environment Concepts in Photoshop
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Released Jul 8, 2013
Jonas  De Ro

Guest Tutor

Jonas De Ro
In this tutorial, we learn how to paint an environment in Photoshop.

Throughout these lessons we will learn how to combine stock photos and painting techniques to create a compelling environment concept. We will go through all the phases of the design and creation process. Lighting, composition, depth, and scale are just a few of the many fundamental aspects we will go through.

By the end you'll have a better understand of quality digital painting and how to do it fast and efficient.
Introduction and project overview
1

Introduction and project overview

 
00:57
Introduction and inspiration
2

Introduction and inspiration

 
10:12
Starting the painting
3

Starting the painting

 
09:22
Sketching foreground elements
4

Sketching foreground elements

 
19:43
Starting to paint the background
5

Starting to paint the background

 
15:53
Finishing the background
6

Finishing the background

 
16:18
Texturing the foreground rocks
7

Texturing the foreground rocks

 
08:38
Starting to light the image
8

Starting to light the image

 
11:57
Finishing the lighting in the image
9

Finishing the lighting in the image

 
11:29
Adding more details
10

Adding more details

 
12:33
Inserting the sculptures
11

Inserting the sculptures

 
07:45
Refining the foreground
12

Refining the foreground

 
09:32
Adding the character
13

Adding the character

 
16:59
Finalizing our image
14

Finalizing our image

 
10:04