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Complete 'Digital Painting' and 'GIMP' Tutorial by crystal-89 Complete 'Digital Painting' and 'GIMP' Tutorial by crystal-89
The Big Colour Tutorial by crystal-89 New Colour Tutorial!

Edit* A DD? OH my goodness. THANK-YOU so, so much to everyone! This is incredible and now it's all thanks to you beautiful people for inspiring me. Many thanks to *EternalRC, ~Art-Recale, *FlirtingWithInsanity and ^Elandria - this means more than words can say.

Download for full view! Refresh page if does not appear, it will take a while, its very big, im sorry.

Simplified Version: Digital Painting Tutorial - Facial Features by crystal-89

In this tutorial:
:bulletblue: Overview of all icons and the basic functions in the GIMP menu.
:bulletblue: Brush and colour palette basics
:bulletblue: Backgrounds
:bulletblue: Skin tone painting and colours
:bulletblue: How to paint Eyes
:bulletblue: How to paint Noses
:bulletblue: How to paint Mouths
:bulletblue: How to paint Hair
:bulletblue: Layer modes and highlights.
:bulletblue: Contains bad humour.

Okay, as promised, I have brought you my MASSIVE digital painting and GIMP tutorial. I have spent the last week putting together this monster for you guys. :aww:
I'm sorry its so big, I just had so much I wanted to say. And at the end of the day, you can choose what you read. It is basically just a overview of everything so you can read as little or as much as you want.

I have used my latest digital painting Rapunzel to demonstrate painting the facial features and background.
Additionally I have added a realistic imaginative example of painting features.

Rapunzel Digital Painting + Steps by crystal-89

If you have any questions, pleaaasse comment, some of my wording may be a little vague or chatty, so I'm happy to clarify, or try to answer other questions.

Thanks so much, hope it helps.

Crystal/ Natalie.
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Given 2012-11-30
Complete 'Digital Painting' and 'GIMP' Tutorial by *crystal-89 Is a very thorough and easy to understand tutorial on using The Gimp. Also suggested by *EternalRC and ~Art-Recale ( Suggested by FlirtingWithInsanity and Featured by Elandria )
Thx so very much 4 sharing, I'm still trying 2 find my way in GIMP.
TiaHarribel93 3 days ago  Student Artist
Great tutorial!!!
ImmaCatastrophe Mar 30, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
SO USEFUL ERRMAGERD :la: :happybounce: :woohoo:
I know this is a late comment but I must say, great tutorial! I have been looking for one like this.
alikkandhi Mar 22, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
do you have the video? i'm a beginner ^^
EriBat Feb 22, 2014  Student General Artist
And they say you need photoshop to create masterpieces... o.o
Tohmo Feb 20, 2014  Student Filmographer
Wow! This is super helpful! Just starting to use gimp instead of PS, so this will help me get started! THANK YOU! :aww:
Incredible ! Thank you so much. I use Photoshop, but the techniques are not that different in fact. :D
This tutorial is exactly what I need in my life! :heart: I tried it already and that's the result: ^^; I'm gonna learn and try more of course.
Thank you very much :hug:
haha awesome! thanks now I know what ive been missing haha! thanks sooo much!Yui Hirasawa (Castanets Dance) [V1] Woo! Woo! Woo! :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: Hug Hug Hug Huggle! Huggle! Huggle! :squee: :squee: :squee: 
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