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Mastering Digital Art in Photoshop : Painting Hair

Margarita Bourkova, artist | dreamer | infp

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10 Videos (48m)
    • Overview

    • Supplies

    • Shapes and Colors

    • Do's and Don'ts

    • Underpainting

    • Building Up Layers

    • Blending Modes

    • Custom Brushes

    • Highlights and Lighting

    • Final Tips

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About This Class

Take your art to the next level! Learn how to paint realistic hair in Photoshop. 


Welcome to my first class about Mastering Digital Art in Photoshop! 

Prerequisites : For you to get the most out of this class, you need to have at least dabbled in digital art; I talk more about supplies in the first lesson, but owning a drawing tablet is a must.

What you'll learn :

  • how to paint realistic hair, from sketch to final result 
  • the most common mistakes when painting realistic hair, and how to avoid them
  • how to use the Blending Modes in Photoshop
  • how to create custom brushes in Photoshop
  • how to add realistic lighting to the hair


8 of 8 students recommendSee All

Margarita uses very clear method how to draw hairs and explains each step nicely. Watching and practicing to use the technique at this video will give you useful skills for hair drawing.
Jarmo Tikka

Teacher, Designer, Carpenter, Artist

Very detailed and clear explanations! Thank you!
The Artmother

There's ART in my heART!

Excellent class, very useful and well explained. I have learnt a lot and hair does not seem so hard to paint anymore :) As a note, I’d like to say that parts of this technique can be used for traditional painting or drawing too. Thank you for a great class!
Suki Lopi

Artist, surface pattern designer





Margarita Bourkova

artist | dreamer | infp

I'm margaw, a freelance artist based in rainy Belgium. I'm self-taught, and i really believe anyone can draw if they really want to! I created this channel to share my drawing techniques, my personal tips and tricks, and to support others on their creative journey. Don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or if there's a particular technique you'd like me to teach -- i'm always interested in your feedback!

Coming soon : digital art classes (beginner & intermediate level) <...

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