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Creative Environment Thumbnail Techniques in Photoshop
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Released Apr 22, 2013
Nate Hallinan

Guest Tutor

Nate Hallinan
In this tutorial we will cover multiple techniques that artists can use to create environment thumbnails.

For concept artists, it is important to be able to quickly come up with numerous ideas. In addition, you also need those ideas to be strong and creative as well. In these lessons we will cover different techniques to jump-start creativity and increase work speed.
Introduction and project overview
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Introduction and project overview

 
01:13
Purpose of thumbnails and Photoshop work space
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Purpose of thumbnails and Photoshop work space

 
06:57
The why and how of completing a study first
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The why and how of completing a study first

 
14:59
Completing study for reference
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Completing study for reference

 
15:22
Creating a thumbnail series from scratch
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Creating a thumbnail series from scratch

 
15:18
Creating another thumbnail series from scratch
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Creating another thumbnail series from scratch

 
14:35
Time-lapse observation of final thumbnails
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Time-lapse observation of final thumbnails

 
15:21
Creating a thumbnail series from a photo
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Creating a thumbnail series from a photo

 
15:14
Creating another thumbnail series from a photo
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Creating another thumbnail series from a photo

 
15:09
Time-lapse observation of thumbnails from photos
10

Time-lapse observation of thumbnails from photos

 
15:21
Using simple techniques to add points of interest
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Using simple techniques to add points of interest

 
07:33
Creating a thumbnail series using kit bashing
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Creating a thumbnail series using kit bashing

 
15:32
Creating another thumbnail series using kit bashing
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Creating another thumbnail series using kit bashing

 
14:50
Time-lapse observation of final thumbnails using kit bashing
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Time-lapse observation of final thumbnails using kit bashing

 
15:30
Overview and wrap-up
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Overview and wrap-up

 
01:48