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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Coloring A Fish With Felt Pen in ArtRage 4

Join us for a quick coloring session featuring the vibrant Cuban Hogfish and the Felt Pen tool! A coloring tutorial demonstrating tips for creating a line art from your pencil sketch and coloring it neatly with the felt pen in ArtRage 4. You can also watch the video of the painting process on YouTube (or at the end of this post). Learn how to draw and color this fish! Click through the gallery for the step by step tutorial. […]

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Greek Archway Watercolor Tutorial in ArtRage 4

How to paint with Watercolors in ArtRage 4. Copying a traditional watercolor painting by Annie Wood using ArtRage 4’s digital watercolor tools. This step by step tutorial uses the original ‘Gateway’ painting as a reference and demonstrates the process for copying the effects of watercolor using the watercolor tool, palette knife and other ArtRage 4 features. […]

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Drawing Manga in ArtRage: Coloring

How to color in ArtRage for Manga Art. This art tutorial follows on from “Drawing Manga in ArtRage: Sketching and Inking” and “Drawing Manga in ArtRage: Tools & Canvas” and assumes you start with a drawing that you want to color. Ready to color? Great! […]

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