Digital painting tutorial dragon hunters speed-paint

Digital painting tutorial dragon hunters speed-paint. This tutorial shows you how I paint a scene of a dragon chasing two dragon hunters.
In this one, I start with painting over the existing painting that I have. The advantage of using existing painting is I automatically get the color palette to use in the current one.
When I start a speedpainting I usually have a rough idea of what I am going to paint. It also helps if you have some story to tell in the scene. Then I layout the composition in my head just with shapes. I often prioritize three things after I set my mind on the composition.
1) Foreground, mid-ground, and background.
2) Shapes and how they interact (or what happen)
3) Lighting the scene. How to I light this scene to convey my message or to make it looks interesting.

Here is a final painting of Dragon hunters run (30 minutes)

dragon hunter speedpainting

dragon hunter speedpainting

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dragon hunter speedpainting tutorial

dragon hunter speedpainting tutorial

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About Xia Taptara

Xia Taptara (黃曉聲 Huang XiaoShēng), currently a freelance concept artist for games and films, formerly a character concept artist for ArenaNet/NCsoft (GuildWars & Guildwars 2). I also work on various projects for Game of Thrones, Square-Enix, Paizo Publishing, Fantasy Fight Games, Disney Interactive, and many publishers & clients. I use Wacom Tablet Intuos and Photoshop CS2,3,4,5 to do most of my professional art work. I use pencil, pen, and traditional medium in my free time. I founded ( in 2007 to motivate myself to create more and better art. Also I get to draw and paint whatever the hell I want to. Hopefully I can inspired some young soul and old soul alike. *QUESTIONS & COMMENT: PLEASE POST THEM ON THE BLOG. Or CONTACT ME via idrawgirls Facebook page. DO NOT E-MAIL ME. Thank you. ;-)
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