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Almost Magic Clouds tutorial by Apofiss Almost Magic Clouds tutorial by Apofiss
a simple step by step clouds tutorial, almost magic ;D used paint tool sai.

p.s. you can use any digital software with this tutorials ( which has a soft brush ) yet I recommend paint tool sai.

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Caroline-sama Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014
Hello !! Thank you for your awesome tutorials :heart: I used it here for the snow ~

Wilhel7 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
5 points to GRIFFENDOR

Anyway this looks AWESOME! Next time I a=make a cloud ima try using this tutorial!
Yuno0815 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Thank you very much ! I used this tutorial ^__^ !
vanillaorangelatte Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you
TifaxLockhart Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Student General Artist
Very useful, thank you :)
Carbon-Vanilla Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013
I was going to send you a note about how you make your clouds but... I took a look through your profile page, saw your youtube link and channel, then became curious. I found your Clouds Speed Painting video to be very helpful despite the absence of text or audio over-lay for direction. Here's Apofiss' speed painting of Clouds Link so anyone else looking who's interested has a direct connection to what I'm talking about. Any who... your video show's your method very well. There's a lot of blending (smearing / blurring), color sampling, more blending and the occasional layer merging; along with scenery, depth and lighting knowledge. LOL, you certainly made it look easy... I know that it probably wasn't easy when you were first discovering your method.

Thank you for the tutorial, and for your Youtube speed painting video... it helped to define the complexities of creating clouds. :D :highfive:

PS. when you have time, could you show us how you illustrate and paint water... I know that it's a tricky topic and there are many ways to do it but your style is captivating and I would like to know how you do it... thanks again!... C: 
Apofiss Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013   Digital Artist

glad it was helpful!

as for water, it's kind of simple yet wide subject to cover as water can have very different conditions to be in; it can even start with a simple bubble~

iiibrokeyhu Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
MokoDotho Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013
very nice!
kijierqwert Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow I didn't know it was that simple :stare: Oh why oh why did I waste my time making cloud brushes and experimenting
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