Here's my assignment for Lesson 5. I used the techniques taught in the video tutorial but did not strictly follow the order of the steps as demonstrated by Bobby. Painting this was a little frustrating but I found the smudge tool to be really really nice to use for smoothing out hair. Ummm, ignore the halo around him! >< The textures of his clothing were added with the technique taught in Lesson 4.
This is something I did extra. (A photo-reference was used.) Here, I didn't use the smudge tool to paint. The painting was mostly done using a basic hard edged brush in Photoshop. I then imported it into Painter and used the "Dry Palette Knife" to smudge the "paint" around, just to create that painterly effect. The brush works almost the same way as Photoshop's smudge tool, but resembles traditional paint a little more.
Where are all my classmates?! D: (Mariann! You removed all your posts! D:)