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.
- This prompt allows you to isolate texture from form when you paint.
- Create cubes that are isometric.
- Get really specific about the textures you choose.
- The more texture cubes you create, the more you will improve.
- We recommend anywhere from 6-15 cubes for this prompt.
- The aim of this prompt is getting as much variety as possible with the textures.
- Try to choose textures that would be a challenge for you.
- Pick textures that are as different from each other as possible.
- Part of the fun is seeing the textures people choose for this prompt.
- People’s choices reveal something about who they are.
- Get started by just looking around your living space.
- If you can observe a texture in real life, that’s ideal, but reference photos will work too.
- Lighting is really helpful when painting textures.
- Aim to show a tactile experience in your texture cubes.
- Metal objects tend to have a lot of highlights on them.
candy, food, glass, bread, meat, minerals, fabric, crystals, metal, wood, translucent objects, fur, plastics, rocks, insects, fantasy textures (fairy dust, Kryptonite, etc.)
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