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2013 Shilin's drawing tutorial/walkthrough by shilin 2013 Shilin's drawing tutorial/walkthrough by shilin

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The long awaited drawing tutorial/walkthrough thing is finally here!!

:star: The full tutorial can be viewed here:
:star: The accompanying time lapse video here:…
:star: Finished piece: Carciphona - Tango by shilin

Last year around may, I hit 10k likes on facebook and I promised to create a new drawing video/tutorial of my drawing process, since my last one was like 8 years ago LOL;; It took a lot longer than I expected to complete because I had so much other work to do in the last half of the year, and I did not want to half ass the tutorial and waste everybody’s time, so it took until now to finish. I’m so sorry for the delay, but 74k more likes later (how the hell did that happen) it’s finally done!!

The video itself is a plain time lapse video with no annotation or anything, from blank canvas to completion. The tutorial link contains screenshots, explanations, links, and gifs walking through the whole drawing process. It also contains links to specific parts of the video so you don’t have to search the whole grueling 2 hour video for information. But the entire video is there in a slow ish speed so that you can look for whatever insignificant part of my drawing process for information if you need to.

So yes, this is dedicated to all my followers! Thank you guys for all your support over the years, I hope this gives some of you new things to try out in your drawing process or new tools to try your hands on, and most importantly, help develop a good problem solving habit/mindset that will help you greatly in learning new things about drawing without the need of someone else's help. Work hard everyone and good luck!!

link to tutorial:

Star! Other art by me Star!
Carciphona Vol.1 Cover by shilin Carciphona - Toccata by shilin Sona by shilin Cupid by shilin Carciphona - Too Late by shilin

| carciphona | CP on mangamagazine | tumblr | twitter | shop (manga, artbook, prints) |
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Kyghh Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014
khkairi12 Featured By Owner Edited Nov 11, 2014   Artist
This is great! Wow!
I had seen your speed painting vid on youtube and couldn't figure it out, this, makes sense!
supesdupe Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
thank you for taking the time to make and share this
ScorpioKun Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I have one question though, how do you blend colors in photoshop? I've been having a really hard time blending everything so i always have to switch to sai....
shilin Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
with a brush and a lot of patience
ScorpioKun Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Lol understandable, thanks! :)
Sunspirits Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Such a detailed tutorial! :happybounce: 
lululetti Featured By Owner May 16, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Still too hard for me! lol :D But this is amazing!!! :o
SnaiLords Featured By Owner May 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
...the dark magic still leaves me bewildered.
LoveMangaStyleArt Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014
AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH SNAILORDs + Shilin *Mind blow* you're both in my top few favourite DeviantArtists and Artists in general!!! Worlds...colliding...can't-fathom-universe-must-retreat-back-to-basement >.< I read your comic strips and your manga both of yours!! It's the two that I follow religiously ;) 
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