Dan Fessler’s HD Index Painting Technique let’s you paint pixel art in Photoshop in a non-destructive manner, and lets you use pretty much every tool in a perfectly pixel-gradient fashion!
The article gives you everything you need to try it out for yourself.It’s easy to set up and use, and the results are so fucking cool.
Reference is important for LEARNING. If you know you can’t seem to get something right, reference it.
You’re ability to recall how something works without the use of reference is what you’re trying to achieve. Don’t mistake this as saying “You always need reference.”
It doesn’t mean you suddenly stop drawing from imagination as a result. In fact, now you can do more thanks to have LEARNED from reference.
Fun fact: Artists are always learning. They never stop.
biggest plot twist of my childhood
Inspired by a recent experience I had with someone stealing my art and cropping out my URL.
Dedicated to every artist who has had their art work stolen.