An efficient digital painting process will rapidly increase how fast you paint!
This is a tried and tested digital painting process that builds up the layers of the artwork step by step. This methodical process helps to condition repetition so that it becomes second nature, which means you'll finish your artwork in no time!
Also, because each step is separated it becomes easier to control every stage, going back to make corrections and adjustments.
Define Lighting Setup
Apply Local Colour
Apply Various Lights
Add Details & Variance
Questions to ask yourself
Have you setup lighting and Sphere Test?
Where is the main focus on the image?
How will the background be hit by light?
What lighting effects will come into play?
Working big to small across the image?
Where are the areas of high & low intensity?