In this tutorial, young artist Mart Biemans reveals how to create an eye-catching illustration with just a few simple techniques and tricks involving the Ellipse tool. Follow his instructions and you will produce a detailed illustration that appears built up from circles or sequins. We will start off by building up the image using basic blob-like shading, before adding effects in shades of gold and brown.

Time to complete

8 hours

Software

Adobe Photoshop CS or higher

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