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Venetian Masquerade Steps by JessiBeans Venetian Masquerade Steps by JessiBeans
Okay, this is HUGE (sorry for the large download)

That said, I've gotten quite a few messages asking about process on my more recent work. I am working on a decent tutorial, but in the mean time, there is this! I made this a while back to show some of my process on this piece: [link]

Most of this is still how I work, though I tend to be a bit less rigid anymore (I think)

Hope it helps, and fire me any other questions you may have! I'll do what I can to answer them, and I will upload a more up-to-date tutorial soon :)

Images © J. Oyhenart-Ball, 2009-2012
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GoldenMaia Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I would love to make this outfit a real outfit to wear around :)  So lovely!
Mairelyn Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
i seen venetian masquerade before. but this step-by-step makes me appreciate it even more. 
sigismvndvs Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Student Filmographer
so inspirational :D
kenmeyerjr Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow...I am glad it is huge! For a mostly traditional artist like myself, seeing these steps is sometimes pretty enlightening.
Hardrockangel Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great tutorial, thank you for sharing! :tighthug:
kiyahocks Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Professional Filmographer
This is fantastic! There were a couple of things in here I never even thought to do before! Thank you :)
LaJoyLi Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you have an amazing technique! thanks for these amazing tutorial, because, it's so transparent and simple! I really adore the realism to your work. you definitely look as if you could jump out of the page! BRAH-VO
Isyss Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012
You are such a good artist.... holy hell. You rock!
PaolaPieretti Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Lemme ask to see if I got it right: you make a sketch, then a new layer over it with some base colors (including BG?) and over these 2, you paint on normal mode layer? o.o
I always get curious about other artist's process. I kinda get annoyed from painting - always adjusting layer opacity to see if it's going good, you know XP still haven't found a easy way to deal with it.

Btw, pretty awesome tuto and painting!
oberin Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2012
i almost want to cosplay this. this is stunning!
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