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Complete 'Digital Painting' and 'GIMP' Tutorial by nataliebeth Complete 'Digital Painting' and 'GIMP' Tutorial by nataliebeth
The Big Colour Tutorial by crystal-89 New Colour Tutorial!

Edit* A DD? OH my goodness. THANK-YOU so, so much to everyone! This is incredible and now it's all thanks to you beautiful people for inspiring me. Many thanks to *EternalRC, ~Art-Recale, *FlirtingWithInsanity and ^Elandria - this means more than words can say.

Download for full view! Refresh page if does not appear, it will take a while, its very big, im sorry.

Simplified Version: Digital Painting Tutorial - Facial Features by crystal-89

In this tutorial:
:bulletblue: Overview of all icons and the basic functions in the GIMP menu.
:bulletblue: Brush and colour palette basics
:bulletblue: Backgrounds
:bulletblue: Skin tone painting and colours
:bulletblue: How to paint Eyes
:bulletblue: How to paint Noses
:bulletblue: How to paint Mouths
:bulletblue: How to paint Hair
:bulletblue: Layer modes and highlights.
:bulletblue: Contains bad humour.

Okay, as promised, I have brought you my MASSIVE digital painting and GIMP tutorial. I have spent the last week putting together this monster for you guys. :aww:
I'm sorry its so big, I just had so much I wanted to say. And at the end of the day, you can choose what you read. It is basically just a overview of everything so you can read as little or as much as you want.

I have used my latest digital painting Rapunzel to demonstrate painting the facial features and background.
Additionally I have added a realistic imaginative example of painting features.

Rapunzel Digital Painting + Steps by crystal-89

If you have any questions, pleaaasse comment, some of my wording may be a little vague or chatty, so I'm happy to clarify, or try to answer other questions.

Thanks so much, hope it helps.

Crystal/ Natalie.
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Given 2012-11-30
Complete 'Digital Painting' and 'GIMP' Tutorial by *crystal-89 Is a very thorough and easy to understand tutorial on using The Gimp. Also suggested by *EternalRC and ~Art-Recale ( Suggested by FlirtingWithInsanity and Featured by Elandria )
random-drawer-person Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem. ^w^
LANDSQUIDoriginal Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much, this has been so helpful! I tried this with my latest project and it turned out beautiful!
nataliebeth Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014  Student General Artist
Im so glad to hear you're having success! Thanks for telling me!
RachBurns Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm sorry if it looks like I've favorited this about eight times. ^^; Had one sap of a fit getting it into the right folder. XD
nataliebeth Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014  Student General Artist
Haha that's hilarious, no worries my friend!
RachBurns Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! XD 
angenuity Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014
This is so useful! Thank you for making it!
nataliebeth Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014  Student General Artist
Not a worry my friend!
BatgirlofH-Town Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!!!!!!
nataliebeth Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014  Student General Artist
You're so welcome!
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