Part 2 - [link]
Someone on my doll tumblr
asked me the other day about tooling tutorials, and where they might find some in order to start learning to tool.
I went hunting for some and realised that all the tool tutorials are TERRIBLY out of date, using techniques I wouldn't be sharing anymore.
So I thought it about time I created a tutorial on the basics of Tooling.
I actually use a lot of digital painting techniques, so I advise just reading any digital painting tutorial with an outcome you like and trying to see if it might work in dolling.
Most of my time in tooling is spent trying out new things with the attitude "I wonder if this works on a doll".
There will be actual dolling in the next part! Until then you have to be satisfied with the stickman in purple shoesies. As promised, here are a few links to some digital painting tutorialsThis one
Is a video showing blending so you can watch how it works. This is the method I use. This one
has pretty nice progression shots.This one
has some interesting information about colours and skin and painting...This one
has a fairly basic step by step process from beginning to end
And This one is a video
so you can sort of watch as the colours and process develops.