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Easy Shading!

This tutorial contains a few tips & tricks to shade various things!I hope you enjoy it!!!

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Tools used: RMD Chibipaint Java Draw




Step 1

Ok, I'm using the Chibipaint Java tool here on RMD. Here are the figures we will be shading today. XD


Step 2

Here is the first shape we will be shading. :P



Step 3

I'm using a brush size 26 on airbrush. I put the darer colour on one side according to where the light source is. Then I took the blend on a size that would about fit the shape and gently smudge it with the BLEND tool. The arrow indicates where the light source is.


Step 4

I added a highlight with a bigger sized tool in the direction of the light source using the airbrush on white. Then, I took a smaller size on airbrush and added to the 'center of the light source direction' to add more depth.


Step 5

I used the 'darken' tool around the farthest part from the light source. :D



Step 6

Now, touch-up the shaoe. Here is what it looks like.


Step 7

Here is our shape. Lets try this time with a different light source and a coloured shape.


Step 8

I selected the watercolour tool this time & found a darker colour to put at the bottom.(Opposite the light source.) *Note: THE LIGHT SOURCE IS ON TOP.* XD


Step 9

I used the blend tool & the smudge tool to help blend in the shading.


Step 10

I added the highlight where the light source is keeping in mind of the shape of the figure.


Step 11

I added some extra touches with the 'darker' tool and i'm done with this shape! :) I also added a shadow!


Step 12

Now, let's look at the complex shape.


Step 13

How about we add some depth to the 'burst' look by adding some darker & lighter areas.


Step 14

Time for a new shape.


Step 15

Take the line selection on the airbrush tool to highlight the centre. Us


Step 16


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