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ArtRage Watercolors Tutorial by Randel Washburne

Getting Traditional Watercolor Effects with ArtRage: iPad Artist Randel Washburne explains the different settings for the Watercolor tool and techniques for getting washes and glazing effects in the iOS app for ArtRage. […]

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Floating Underground Sphere Tutorial by Steve Goad

Learn to create an underground landscape with a science fiction twist. Follow along with professional illustrator Steve Goad as he creates a unique landscape full of environmental detail, interesting perspective, and interesting textures in ArtRage 5. Steve Goad is one of our featured artists and painted some of the official artwork for ArtRage 5 (you may recognise his work from the startup screen in the program). […]

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How to Illustrate A Book Cover Three: Colour & Special Effects

How to Illustrate a Book Cover (Part 3 of 3): Colour & Special Effects. An ArtRage 5 tutorial by Nick Harris. Design a book cover from scratch. Part three of this art tutorial shows how to choose colors, finalize the composition and details, and experiment with special effects and finishing touches. […]

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Illustrating a Book Cover Two: Sketching, Flats and Shading (Tone)

How to Illustrate a Book Cover (Part 2 of 3): Sketching, Flats and Shading (Tone). An ArtRage 5 tutorial by Nick Harris. Part two demonstrates sketching the design and laying out the main elements of the composition, then adding flat colors and tone to plan the shadows and lighting. […]

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Illustrating a Book Cover One: Setting Up the Canvas

How to Illustrate a Book Cover (Part 1 of 3). An ArtRage 5 tutorial by Nick Harris.¬†In this three part tutorial, Nick Harris uses ArtRage 5 to design a book cover from scratch and share some of his experience and techniques. This tutorial assumes that you are somewhat familiar with ArtRage 5 and covers customising the canvas resolution and interface, guides, toolboxes, the Custom Brush, filters, layers and advanced layer properties, standard painting tools (Pastels, Pencil, Palette Knife, Watercolor Brush), symmetry, text, stencils, transform and¬†… […]

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Drawing & Coloring in ArtRage Lite Video Tutorials

Learn how to Draw and Color in ArtRage Lite (Simple Line Art). Create a simple illustration from sketch to color. This video tutorial covers sketching, inking, coloring, stencils, selections, and basic canvas settings in ArtRage Lite, as well as the Fill Tool in ArtRage 5. These videos are 3-5 minutes long, and the entire series is about half an hour. You can also watch the entire series as a single half hour video here. […]

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How To Choose Inking Brushes in ArtRage

How To Choose Inking Brushes in ArtRage? Choosing the Right Tool For Different Inking Styles and Techniques? Choosing a Style Traditional inking uses a soft (felt) tip, a hard nib, or a brush to apply ink lines and washes. The ink can be solid and opaque, quick drying, watery, or blend with the ink around it with every stroke. The paper may be anywhere from perfectly smooth to roughly textured. These differences create the signature looks and effects of different inking styles. […]

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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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