Speed painting tutorial of a quick character concept shadow commander in Mecha inspired armor suit. Learn how to speedpaint of a character concept shadow commander. In this tutorial, I am just showing you a quick step by step how to paint without drawing or sketching first. We are using shape to begin without any line foundation or base at all. The step by step images will show you from the beginning of a really basic silhouette of blob of paint, then you can slowly manipulate the shape using value to be a character concept. This method is not only limited to character design, it can also be use with creatures, vehicle and props. Many concept art are done in the similar fashion. Hope this step by step and video tutorial are helpful to you all.
Here is a final quick concept speedpainting of shadow commander. Approximately 30 minutes in painting time.
Below are step by step how to speed paint mecha shadow commander. Step one, I just totally start with random shape using medium gray. Step two, then I began to use darker and lighter value to create a human figure like shape. Step three, I then using multiple custom brushes to play around with edges. Then it turned out that we have now arm, gun, and face.
Step four, from the previous step now I can see where the shape is taking me. So I decided on the light sources and paint in more detail to solidify the concept. It is now obvious that it is some sort of a mecha like armor. Step five, I paint in detail on the helmet, shoulders, and more detail. Watch the video tutorial for more in depth detail instruction.