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Concept Fundamentals
Links and pages about the basics of concept drawing and painting.

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1 Painting Fundamentals
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2 Perspective
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3 Composition
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4 Color Theory
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5 Painting Books
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Special pages ctrl+Paint - Digital Painting Simplified - by Matt Kohr "Working in
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the game industry under tight deadlines forced me to come up with a dependable
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Photoshop workflow. Ctrl+Paint is my attempt to organize these findings into clear,
concise videos to share with the community."

THUMB WAR : Design Iteration Combat Simulation - by Paul

Richards Concept art fundamentals.

PSG Art Tutorial - by Arne Niklas Jansson Painting

fundamentals.

Babe Lab : Pinup Research & Development by Paul Richards

and others Female caricature painting tips.

Feng Zhu's Youtube Channel teaches the fundamentals of concept

design, and professional practices for a working concept artist.

Perspective
Elements of Perspective - by Bruce MacEvoy Perspective in

depth.
Fundamental perspective, drawing and concepts tutorials by
industrial and teaching veteran Scott Robertson .

Composition

improving readability in composition #01, by Ji Hoon.

The Ultimate Guide to Composition, an excellent 2-part tutorial

about photographic composition.

PUSH & PULL - The art of guiding players through an

environment, by Clment Melendez.

4filmmaking.com - Film Composition, by Jerry Anderson.

Composition-101 thread from the Polycount forums Links to

tutorials about Composition.

The Aesthetics of Game Art and Game Design - by Chris

Solarski An examination of the psychology of shapes and dynamic composition,


applying techniques of the Old Masters to create more varied and emotionally
meaningful gaming experiences.

The Secret Law of Page Harmony by Alexander Ross Charchar

Explanation of harmonious composition.


Phil Straub Composition Tutorial
Color Theory

Color Theory Overview - by Janet Lynn (Ford) Shallbetter .

Using the Gamut mask - by Wouter Tulp How to create and use

a gamut mask, which help you define a range of harmonious colors for your concept
palette.

Understanding 3D Form on Paper by Ron Lemen Understanding

form via light and dark.

Painting Books
Digital painting books by Don Seegmiller
Digital Art Masters How to achieve certain effects in photoshop, general skin
rendering, etc.
Mechanika Creating Science Fiction Good techniques, covers composition and
perspective as well.
Bold Visions Digital Painting Bible
2DArtist Magazine Painting tutorials, artist galleries. Available printed or PDF.
ImagineFX Magazine Painting tutorials, artist galleries, monthly DVD.

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Painting Tutorials Polycount Forum thread with links to more painting tutorials
TexturingTutorials tutorials for game textures
Tools software for painting
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