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Fishys Step By Step by Maruuki Fishys Step By Step by Maruuki

I am really sorry for my bad english so please dont be rude im not very good in it QuQ....

speedpaint of the sketching and hair [link]

Okay my step by step from this picture

1) I ever sketch some weird compositions to know what i want to draw

2) i make a better sketch for adding all details.

3) i add a color swatch and trying out many color combinations to see what looks the best.

4) i make my lineart whit the brushsize around 5~7px and stabilizer 15. and i do hair,clothes fishys flowers and all accessoires on different layers.
Its more easywhen you want to change thecolors of the lineart.

5) i add flat colors whit the selction tool and/or bucket.
after i ad flat colors i change thecolorsfrom thelineart. and set thelineart folder one shade mode.
And i add one a seperate layer the eyes.

6) shades. i add ever 2 shades, Soft lighter shade whit the marker and on the layer above the first shade a more darker shade made whitpen and blend a bit on the edges whit theoil brush.

7) After that i add my whole shine.
Overlay layer for gardients (i make the layer above the shadeing add rainbow colors and set it to overlay+cliping it)
screen or lumi layer for lighten the edges and again a normal layer to blend it whit the backround.

8) Adding bubbles whit the airbrush and pen tool.

9) i make a new layerabove all layer and set it to lumi and draw many sparkles whit the airbrush.

10) last touching up by playing around whit hue saturation and contrast.
than i make the last shines to blend all in.
At the end i add textures to the picture.


i hope this helps a bidfor them who really wantet to know it.
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kirbrina Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
I love your colour's style!!!
Maruuki Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
thank chu<3
Ellumy-sshi Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014
omg all of your tutorial is awesome!! and helpful too.. thank you ;)
Maruuki Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014
thank chu<3
Chokokyoko Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It's all so beautiful! >///<
Pruddy Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
What do you use for pen while sketching ^w^?
Maruuki Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013
a normal brush^^
Pruddy Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OK ^w^ Thank you!
Lady-Nightstars Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the tutorial:heart: It's really helpful! I was just wondering what the settings of your brushes are? If they're the regular settings I played around with mine so they're not normal anymore and I don't know how to change it back
Maruuki Featured By Owner May 17, 2013
Uhh i ever change my settings while i draw ill never stay by one.
when i need more transparence i do it by drawing i ever play around whit it >u<
So i dont have any regular settings.
Im very sorry
(and this picture is so old that i wouldnt know >u<)
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