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Digital Art Lighting Basics

Expert Advice, Made Easy

Foreword by Aaron Miller
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Digital Art Lighting Basics will give you a great start on your way to mastering the techniques of lighting in your digital art. With great advice on the theory of light and how it works in art, and tips and tricks to be used in Photoshop and other software this handy guide will give beginners a head start with their lighting effects. With a list of useful plugins and brushes, and the best ways to use them, some of the more intermediate techniques are made easy. This handy book has step-by-step guides and clear, practical text to give a beginner everything they will need to know to enhance the lighting in their artwork.

Rob Carney launched the magazine ImagineFX, which is today the number one selling creative magazine in the world. He edited the title from 2005 to 2008, moving on to edit the leading graphic design magazine, Computer Arts. He is now a freelance editor and journalist with over 14 years’ experience of working on consumer magazines and websites. He has extensive knowledge of creative software and the design industry.

Former ImagineFX magazine art editor and now freelance commercial artist and graphic designer Tysall has extensive knowledge of various digital art tools - from apps through to hardware, and has written for several publications including Computer Arts and ImagineFX magazine. His illustration has graced many printed pages and yet he still maintains a healthy balance of design work as a freelance Art Director, focused in his passion for outstanding editorial.

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