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34 Digital Painting and Drawing Tutorials

34 Digital Painting and Drawing Tutorials

Nowadays, lots of great Photoshop tutorials appear on the web each week. However, lately I’ve noticed a real decline in the amount of tutorials teaching digital painting and drawing. This is most likely because these tutorials are often more intricate and time consuming to produce. However, any great designer should at least explore the wealth of techniques involved with digital painting. Towards that end, we’ve compiled some great examples of digital painting tutorials to help you master this aspect of Photoshop.

Making of Jeremiah 2d Painting

Create your own digital character with the help of this interesting tutorial.

SAI Portrait Tutorial

Make your favourite portrait in a drawing by just following these simple steps!

HellBoy – Making Of

Design an awesome Hellboy composition which will surely impress your friends and mates.

How to Paint a Surreal Scene

A surrealistic scene drawn in Photoshop and explained detailated in this great tutorial.

Make Orange and Lemon

It’s not real, but it looks so, doesn’t it? Learn how to create your own delicious fruits using Photoshop.

GUI Icons

A good tutorial to learn the basics of coloring and digital art drawing.

Lady Bug Making Tutorial

Find out in this tutorial a simple and nice method to create a digital portrait that will shock everybody with its realistic look.

Monkey Making in Photoshop

Here you will find out how to make a extremely cute monkey with the help of simple Photoshop tricks.

Digital Painting Tutorial

Create a hot and beautiful portrait colored extremely well and with an amazing look.

Making of Metallic Transformers Logo

Make the famous logo of Transformers all by yourself and a little help from this tutorial.

Tutorial Portrait Painting

Learn how to improve your photos and make them even more beautiful and expressive.

Rest Photoshop Tutorial

Guided out by this tutorial will allow you to create almost every fictional character you wish!

Digital Painting Tutorial

Find out that you can create even the most beautiful portrait from nothing, just by following the steps of this amazing tutorial.

Digital Painting Tutorial

Create a western style composition with a great color arangement and detailization.

Create a Super Easy Lighting from Scratch

Make an awesome lightning using just simple tricks and usual stock material.

Lukx Digital Drawing Tutorial

Want to create such pictures with a full realism? Check out this awesome and interesting tutorial to learn more about it.

Rihanna Drawing Tutorial

Create a digital painting of Rihanna, being possible in such a away to see your favourite star from different visions.

Digital Drawing Tutorial

Learn how to manipulate the liquids in Photoshop properly with this simple tutorial.

Landwater Digital Painting

This tutorial presents you a great way of creating original and cute pictures with the help of simple tricks.

Digital Painting – Making Of

Design a beautiful and retro-style picture with a great color pallete and delicious look.

Making of Shroom Valley

Make your own fictional places and landscapes with the help of this simple tutorial.

Creating a Spectacular Sci-Fi Concept Art (Digi Painting)

Following this tutorial will make you able to create your S.F. scenes and pictures.

Digital Painting Tutorial

Create a beautiful and expressive portrait which has a great look and gives a nice feeling.

Gorgeous Digital Painting

Make yourself a majestic and beautiful knight by simply following this awesome tutorial.

Ashandsam Digital Drawing

Design your favorite heroes being helped by this cool tutorial.

Create a Digital Number Based Illustration

Manipulate with numbers in order to create an awesome composition!

Create a Magic Glowing and Sparkly Wood Scenery

Create a fantastical scene that suits your imagination and could represent the place of your dreams.

Colorful Digital Painting

Learn how to color almost everything around yourself perfectly guided by this nice tutorial.

Land Planet Tutorial

Find out how to improve your beloved cosmic creations with this simple tutorial.

2-D Digital Art Tutorial

Make a realistical and impressive portrait of your favorite movie heroes helped by this cool tutorial.

Painting Avatar

Transform yourself into an Avatar character with just a little bit of imagination and some tricks.

Create a Colorful Woodpecker and Tree Scenery

Create a cute and nice composition with the help of this awesome tutorial.

Sci-Fi Digital Drawing Tutorial

Learn the basics of creating awesome Sci-Fi composition and their detailisation.

Creating the “Broken Link” Illustration (Advanced Tut)

A little bit hard, but the result of this tutorial will surely impress everybody!

About the Author:

Stelian is a design enthusiast from Republic of Moldova. Right now he is working on his new design-related blog called Rocket Graphics. Visit RocketGraphsor follow his twitter account @rocketgraphs.

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  1. eversorare says:

    Great tutorials. Something for everyone too~

  2. Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 7 post on Jun. 01, 2011. Thanks again.

  3. Tom says:

    Thanks guys! I’m glad you enjoyed this post.

  4. Say wha? says:

    … That Rhianna ‘tutorial’ is basically:
    1. Open Photoshop
    2. Paint a picture of Rhianna

    Some nice work collected here, though.

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