This is a simple step by step on how we can paint anime clouds easily. In brief, we will paint the shape of clouds then smudge the contour of the clouds. This will give the feeling as the clouds were drag by wind.
Quick Anime Cloud Painting Tutorial
- Draw the contour shape of cloud with hard edge brush.
- Shade the cloud with layer transparency lock.
- Smudge the edge contour of cloud.
More info on the brush settings in my other tutorial, Anime Cloud Brush Settings which only use the default Photoshop brush.
ArtworkSome artworks I did using similar method.
I have written a more detail tutorial in my anime cloud painting tutorial page.
ReferenceDeviantArt Anime Cloud Tutorial
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