Intro

Author:

Mart Biemans is a digital artist, illustrator and graphic designer from the Netherlands. Almost everything this young creative (he’s 18) has learned he taught himself. What started out as a fun pursuit at the age of 14 has become a very important part of his daily life.

Mart Biemans’ artwork Feel It combines a neon-infused colour scheme with dynamic triangles and other shapes to achieve its eye-catching quality.

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Here, Mart explains the techniques he used to create this image for the online art collective slashTHREE. You’ll learn how to build up the image by tracing the photo and creating the shapes, then you will develop the colour schemes and apply the lighting effects.

These techniques can be adapted to a wide range of styles – so after completing this tutorial, repeat it and see how far you can push it beyond what you see here.

Time to complete

6 hours

Software

Adobe Photoshop CS or higher

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