freepository

Welcome to the Digital Art Tutorials Freepository!

Here, you will find the free video tutorials periodically offered from Brian Haberlin and other guest contributors.  Also to be found are links to special YouTube videos and other resources we feel will be of value to our visitors.  It's not fancy, it's an ongoing project, but we wanted a fast load since, let's face it, this is a popular place to visit!

Enjoy!

FREE DIGITAL ART TUTORIALS!

drew

Watch this free Photoshop tutorial as world renowned artist, Drew, takes you step-by-step through the art of computer digital painting: photo real style.  At a staggering 2 hours, 30 minutes in length, it's one of the finest Adobe Photoshop tutorials ever done...and it's all yours for the taking.

This tutorial requires the Ensharpen Video Codec.
Click HERE to download the codec.


FREE Download: Part 1 | FREE Download: Part 2
FREE Download: Part 3 | FREE Download: Part 4

DIGITAL PAINTING: PHOTO REAL

drew

This free digital art tutorial presented by Brian Haberlin takes you from start to finish the art of computer sketch painting.  Included is the line art to follow (tutorial 2), and is a 1 hour 20 minute free tutorial in Corel Painter.

* Note: This tutorial uses an older version of Corel Painter, but the techniques, tools, etc. all still apply to current versions.

 

FREE Download: Part 1 | FREE Download: Part 2


SKETCH PAINTING

santa

Another free Photoshop tutorial by the venerable Brian Haberlin, this time featuring the "Man in Red" himself!  Highly informative with a touch of whimsy, this free tutorial blends the best of Adobe Photoshop and the most wonderful time of the year...


FREE Download

DIGITAL PAINTING: SANTA SPECIAL

tattoo

This free Photoshop tutorial by the one and only Brian Haberlin features a segment from the forthcoming "Tips & Tricks: Volume 3," focusing on Adobe Photoshop's behaviors that can be exploited into "tribal tattoo" type designs.

 

FREE Download


TIPS & TRICKS: VOL. 3- TATTOO SAMPLE

cmyk

Brian Haberlin walks you through the very technical (but very necessary) RGB > CMYK conversion for those who work in RGB but want to make sure their colors are reproduced faithfully at the printers.  This free Photoshop tutorial is a must-see, must-have, must-review for anyone who wishes to output their work as hard copies to share with the world.  Previously only available to students of his class, Brian Haberlin felt the subject matter important enough to share with the digital art community to aid artists everywhere.  Arguably the most detailed (and useful) walk-thru of its kind.

 

FREE Download


RGB > CMYK CONVERSION FOR PRINT

addbrush

A quick Photoshop video answer to a far-too-common question: Exactly how do you add brushes and/or swatches into the palettes?

 

FREE Download


ADDING BRUSHES & SWATCHES

 

YOUTUBE VIDEOS!

sequential

Due to popular demand, Brian Haberlin's class on seequential comic coloring (previously only available through his course at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design) is now available to everyone.  Direct links below!

 

Part 1a | Part 1b | Part 2 | Part 3


SEQUENTIAL COLORING: 3 Parts

nyccpanel

A must see time-lapse sketch painting of everyone's favorite antihero, Spawn! Masterfully executed by Brian Haberlin in Adobe Photoshop.

 

View it here


SPAWN: QUICK SKETCH PAINTING

dodgeburn

A YouTube classic! Brian Haberlin demonstrates Photoshop's dodge and burn tool as the primary rendering device (to great effect) when doing monstery, beastly type of work.  You can watch all three parts by clicking the links below!

 

Part 1a | Part 2 | Part 3


PHOTOSHOP TUTORIAL: DODGE & BURN