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Painting a Fantasy Environment in Photoshop
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Released Jan 21, 2013
Jonas  De Ro

Guest Tutor

Jonas De Ro
In this Photoshop tutorial we will learn how to paint a fantasy landscape. We'll start from a basic sketch and slowly work our way to the final painting. We'll be looking at different techniques throughout this process on how to create depth, mood, lighting and detail. The aim of these lessons is to teach you how to quickly and effectively paint environment designs, and additionally to provide you with some tips and tricks that will speed up your workflow along the way.
Introduction and project overview
1

Introduction and project overview

 
00:49
Preparation and research
2

Preparation and research

 
05:38
Thumbnail sketching
3

Thumbnail sketching

 
09:46
Converting our sketch to a higher resolution
4

Converting our sketch to a higher resolution

 
10:38
Basic detailing
5

Basic detailing

 
08:24
Texturing the environment
6

Texturing the environment

 
11:11
Blending the textures
7

Blending the textures

 
09:52
Texturing the rocks
8

Texturing the rocks

 
11:06
Adding sky and merging layers
9

Adding sky and merging layers

 
11:06
Detailing and basic color correction
10

Detailing and basic color correction

 
09:40
Painting the river and lighting
11

Painting the river and lighting

 
11:21
Finalizing our image
12

Finalizing our image

 
11:55