It only takes 10 seconds! Easy making of shadow adding With video
“I’m not sure where to add shadows…” “Adding shadows requires so much effort…”
Not a few of you readers may feel this way.
Today we will learn the expression technique of adding shadows that needs only 10 seconds!
Shadows are produced by casted lights.
In other words, if you add lights, shadows are generated spontaneously.
This time, we will take advantage of this principle to express shadows.
Paint your drawing in a color that you think is a little too dark.
You can use the bucket tool!
Add lights to the face
To start with, add lights to the character’s face.
Set the layer blending [Overlay],
and adjust the opacity as you like.
I have set it to 60% this time.
From the center to the outside, spread it gradually.
I use this color (#FFE1D2) for this illustration.
Brush used: Air Brush
The impression the work gives differs depending on the colors you use.
Find your favorable color.
Add lights around the chest
Next, add lights around the chest.
You can use the same painting method, brush, layer settings or color.
Shadow expressions have been made really easily
by adding lights to create the illuminated and dark areas.
Try out this tip if you have a problem painting shadows!
Watch a video of the process
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