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The Lighting Tutorial - Part 1 by kuschelirmel-stock The Lighting Tutorial - Part 1 by kuschelirmel-stock
Soooooo, here it finally is: The Lighting Tutorial, Part 1 :D
Part 2 can be found here.

About the tutorial:
I have no idea how comprehensive this is - it sure was hard to write, harder than my previous tuts. Lighting is such a complex thing and much of what I do is by gut instinct. It was hard to get this gut-feeling-thing written out in a somewhat coherent fashion ^^;

Part 1 deals with the basics, like what should your manip look like before you start, which stock is the most suitable and which questions you should answer before you even start. It shows you how you can add the bigger shadows using gradients and how you can adjust an object's colour to better fit with its environment in a very quick-and-easy way.

Part 2 [link] covers overall lighting and colourizing before showing a different method of setting highlights and shadows than "just painting them in" thus giving you a starting point so you don't have to paint in everything from scratch. Also, it touches on how to get those "really glowy" highlights.


:bulletblue: In any case, I'd appreciate it if you'd let me see what you've created - I'm curious like that.
:bulletblue: Comments & Feedback always welcome :heart:

:bulletred: NO REDISTRIBUTION, NO TRANSLATIONS

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Necroangl Feb 12, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I can't download it either!  I really want too!
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LeChampagneGraphic Jan 14, 2014  Professional Photographer
I can't download?
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SweetDA Sep 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you sooo much for offering these tutorials for free! they will help me greatly!
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Birdsatalcatraz Jun 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
used here, thank you xx [link]
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oosDesign Apr 23, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
thanks ;)
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Danke für das Tut und deine Mühe!
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:iconup240:
awesome! thank you. great tutorial.
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AokitianWolf Nov 24, 2012  Student General Artist
Sweetness! Thank you for putting this up :D
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Excelia Sep 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Tried this out on an old peinting. Not sure how to link to it.... It's here: [link]

Thank you for your tutorials.
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