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Sketching Carbon Fiber.

Postby KenoLeon » November 17th, 2017, 2:13 pm

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Hi:

I am looking for some tips on hand sketching carbon fiber, here's a sloppy quick test:

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I am using some canvas fabric and a black prisma for transfer + 123 shading markers, but then I have to add like 8 layers in photoshop (very little left of the markers ) , would love to do as much of it in analog, also is there's a quicker or simpler way of indicating the carbon fiber you know off ?

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Re: Sketching Carbon Fiber.

Postby cwatkinson » November 17th, 2017, 3:35 pm

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if using Photoshop i would simple grab a 2d image of the carbon you want and then skew it to fit your perspective.

there are also custom brushes in sketchbook pro that simulate CF is you use that.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBuPzXB ... video_user

very rough example

Re: Sketching Carbon Fiber.

Postby cwatkinson » November 17th, 2017, 4:03 pm

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Re: Sketching Carbon Fiber.

Postby yo » November 17th, 2017, 4:08 pm

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For CF I just do it in photoshop. Render the object how you want it then use a multiply or screen layer of the texture. I've drawn it by hand but it is tedious. Check out this simple example. The arch support shank has the texture quickly applied.
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Re: Sketching Carbon Fiber.

Postby KenoLeon » November 19th, 2017, 12:30 am

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Thanks ! @yo @cwatkinson.

Yes, seems that digital is the way to go, some sort of trophy for both in manga studio :)
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