Create 8 cubes that each have the texture of a real life object. Try to choose as many different textures and colors as you can!
candy, food, glass, bread, meat, minerals, fabric, crystals, metal, wood, translucent objects, fur, plastics, rocks, insects, fantasy textures (fairy dust, Kryptonite, etc.)
We recommend drawing from objects in real life when you can!
- Brush opacity
- Layer opacity
Artists for inspiration
Digital Painting: Texture Cubes
Enhance your digital painting skills with this prompt, which asks you to paint a broad range of textures, as three-dimensional cubes in digital media. Creating a convincing sense of texture in your digital art will greatly impact your range and visual vocabulary as an artist. Discussion led by Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching Artist Jordan McCracken-Foster.
Elements of Art: Texture in 3D
Texture is one of the Elements of Art that is readily seen in 3D artworks. Materials, surfaces in 3D artworks vary tremendously and contribute towards the character of an artwork. This video provides examples of contemporary art and images from art history where texture plays an integral role. Discussion led by Art Prof Clara Lieu and Art Prof Teaching Artist Cat Huang.