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[MediBang Paint] Let's apply background images to your artwork!

2021/02/19

This is the 2nd tutorial for resources available on ART street.
There are many background images available on ART street Resources!
If you don't like drawing backgrounds, why not use background images?
This tutorial will explain how you can use them!

Here are the materials used in this tutorial.

1. How to apply to the canvas

First, let's apply the image to the canvas.

(1)Open the background image file in MediBang Paint.
(2)Go to Edit > Copy

[MediBang Paint] Let's apply background images to your artwork!

(3)Open a file to apply the background to.
(2)Go to Edit > Paste

That's how you apply the background image!

2.Draw a character

Let's draw a character that goes with this background image.
Since it has stairs, I will draw 2 girls that are hanging out after school.

Set the layer opacity to 20% and roughly sketch the characters.

[MediBang Paint] Let's apply background images to your artwork!

Roughly paint the hair, outfit, skin, etc. while thinking about the silhouette.

[MediBang Paint] Let's apply background images to your artwork!

Adjust the silhouette before adding details.

[MediBang Paint] Let's apply background images to your artwork!

The character is done!

3.Paint the background

Let's add colors to the background.

I used pen, watercolor (square), watercolor (wet), etc. to paint the background.
Since it is an afterschool scene, I added a sunset.
I also roughly added colors to the apartment.

[MediBang Paint] Let's apply background images to your artwork!

I painted the cloud with the acrylic and cloud 2 brush.
Try using different colors to make the sky enchanting!

[MediBang Paint] Let's apply background images to your artwork!

I also added a white cloud.
Lower the opacity of the cloud layer to blend it in.

[MediBang Paint] Let's apply background images to your artwork!

Roughly paint the trees.

[MediBang Paint] Let's apply background images to your artwork!

Then paint the stairs and the railing.
It would be a pain to paint the railing by hand, so I used the bucket tool.
For the stairs, I used watercolor (square).

[MediBang Paint] Let's apply background images to your artwork!

If you add school bags, it looks like an after school scene!

[MediBang Paint] Let's apply background images to your artwork!

I added details to the stairs, such as the shadows of the characters and bags.

[MediBang Paint] Let's apply background images to your artwork!

Next I add details to the apartment.

[MediBang Paint] Let's apply background images to your artwork!
Add some finishing touches, and it's done!
[MediBang Paint] Let's apply background images to your artwork!

You should try experimenting with different background images.
If you do, be sure to post on ART street!

Here are the materials used in this tutorial.

Click here for the previous article.
[MediBang Paint] Let's draw using background images!
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