Working in values
or shapes, If you’re using complex light sources
really working in black and white can
a black simplify the early stages. Try creating
so that filllayer set to Color blending mode, you can check your work in monochrome.
Try creating a 3D base for your artwork, This, along with careful use of photo textures, can add a quick dose of realism to your design. Detail can help sell your concept. Make sure that your key areas are appropriately rendered, but remember to leave space for the viewer’s eye to rest!