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The Digital Renaissance: Classic Painting Techniques in Photoshop and Painter

The Digital Renaissance: Classic Painting Techniques in Photoshop and Painter

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Each chapter showcases one great painter and analyzes the techniques that set each one apart. These techniques are then imitated in step-by-step tutorials, allowing you to achieve amazingly convincing results and bring your own work to new creative heights.
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Carlyn Beccia, digital artist and award-winning author and illustrator of Who Put the B in the Ballyhoo?, The Raucous Royals, and I Feel Better with a Frog in my Throat. Key Features: The first book to teach digital painting through the techniques of the old masters A fascinating journey through some of the great moments of art history, as well as a lesson in modern techniques Packed with quotes, stories and tips along the way to make learning more fun and more relevant Please note: the website printed in the book [carlynpaints.com] is no longer valid. Please find the author's dedicated book page at: http://www.carlynbeccia.com/carlynpaints/thedigitalrenaissance.html? Also, the excercise downloads referred to in the book at: http://www.carlynbeccia.com/carlynpaints/downloads.html The Digital Renaissance teaches you how to translate the methods and skills found in traditional art to the digital medium. By covering fundamental painting principles and the basics of digital software, before moving into tutorials that break down key techniques, professional artist Carlyn Beccia teaches you how to use the tools at hand to paint your own works of art. Each chapter showcases one great painter and analyzes the techniques that set each one apart. These techniques are then imitated in step-by-step tutorials, allowing you to achieve amazingly convincing results and bring your own work to new creative heights. Contents: Introduction: 01: Michelangelo: Digital Fresco 02: Leonardo da Vinci: Sfumato 03: Caravaggio: Chiaroscuro 04: John Singer Sargent: Alla Prima 05: Mary Cassatt: Capturing Light 06: Paul Cezanne: Planes of Color 07: Pablo Picasso: Cubism 08: Georges Seurat: Pointilism 09: Gustav Klimt: Decorative Elements 10: George Stubbs: Folk Art Landscape 11: August Renoir: Impressionism 12: Frederic Remington: Textural Art 13: Georgia O’Keefe: Abstract Watercolor 14: Henri Matisse: Playing with Perspective 15: Arthur Rackham: Pen, Ink and Wash 16: Roy Lichtenstein: Digital Melodrama Glossary Author's previous publications include Who Put the B in the Ballyhoo?, The Raucous Royals, and I Feel Better with a Frog in my Throat.