Warp Mode in ArtRage 5

Using Warp in ArtRage 5 to Distort and Transform Paint ArtRage 5 introduces the new Warp mode, which lets you smear, swirl, and otherwise distort your painting. It’s similar to Photoshop’s Liquify filter, but specifically designed to respect ArtRage’s paint properties, so you won’t lose texture or paint depth when distorting. This means that you […]

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Pastel Cat Tutorial by Ramona MacDonald

Step by step coloring a Cat with Pastels in ArtRage 5. The artwork in this tutorial was created by Ramona MacDonald in ArtRage 5, using the Pastel tool. She is also one of our featured artists. This tutorial uses ArtRage 5, but you can find the pastels and the palette knife in almost all editions of ArtRage. […]

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Painting Metal: Making a Shield Boss in ArtRage 5

Making a Shield Boss: Painting Realistic Metal with Sav Scatola  This tutorial shows you how to use advanced ArtRage 5 features to create a metal shield boss and apply lighting and effects for a realistic look. It was created by Sav Scatola, who also wrote a previous tutorial on creating a Custom Brush in ArtRage […]

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Designing a Clumpy Wool Custom Brush with Sav Scatola

Designing the Clumpy Wool Custom Brush with Sav Scatola (ArtRage 5 Custom Brush Designer Tutorial). This tutorial was written by Sav Scatola using a beta version of ArtRage 5, using the new Custom Brush Designer. It explains how to create his Clumpy Wool Custom Brush preset, and demonstrates the effects that you can get with it. […]

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Painting Realistic Portraits With Paul Hinch-Worman

How to paint a Realistic Portrait of Amber Benson in ArtRage! Paul Hinch-Worman (Paulthedoodlebug) is a portrait painter who specialises in enchanting realistic portraits with a touch of the lifelike about them. In this tutorial, he explains in detail how to create a photorealistic portrait. I have cobbled together here my own techniques from the immense wealth of ideas and tips out in the lands of the Internet. […]

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How To Start Using ArtRage Lite

How to start painting in ArtRage Lite for the first time!  If you’ve just downloaded and installed ArtRage Lite for the very first time and have never used ArtRage – or even any digital art program – before, then you’re probably staring at the canvas not quite sure what to do, or how to get […]

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Photorealism Tutorial by Vic Shelley

How to Paint Photorealism in ArtRage with Vic Shelley Vic Shelley creates painstakingly photorealistic images with ArtRage. This tutorial explains the tools and methods he used to create the ‘Camilla’s Sugar Bowl’ painting. Details: ‘Camilla’s Sugar Bowl‘ is a photorealistic painting of a ceramic sugar bowl with floral decoration sitting on a lace tablecloth. Time: […]

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How to choose a Canvas Size in ArtRage

How to pick a Canvas Size for your ArtRage Paintings? Choosing a canvas size is one of those horrible math-filled topics that are terrifying and mysterious the first time you try and do digital art, or start considering printing your art. It is important to make sure that you do not start with a canvas that is too small because you cannot make it larger later without losing quality. But what is “too small”? How large can you go? This comprehensive guide … […]

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Tool Settings for Realistic Inking in ArtRage

Use different tools in ArtRage to get realistic ink brush and marker effects! This tutorial demonstrates natural media inking settings for the Watercolor Brush, Oil Brush, Felt Pen, and Gloop Pen tools to help you choose the right tool for your style. Each tool is highly customizable, so pay close attention to the settings, and don’t be afraid to tweak them! Note: This tutorial focuses on the natural media brush and marker tools. If you want a much more digital effect, you want … […]

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Oil Painting Tutorial: Foot Study

How to Paint a Foot using ArtRage’s Oil Brush? A quick walkthrough showing you the basic process of painting a human foot using the digital oils in ArtRage. This tutorial uses ArtRage 4, but the oil brush is found in every version of ArtRage, so you should be able to follow along pretty easily in any version. You can click through the step by step images and captions, or watch the video recording below. […]

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