Roman House Part II - The Drawing

Roman House Part II - The Drawing

This the second part of a three-part Roman House tutorial. Roman House Painting Part I - The Drawing describes how to draw the scene and this part shows how to finish the background. Roman House Part III – Finishing how to add a woman to the scene.


Preview of Final Results


clip_image002

Roman House Part II - The Drawing Photoshop Tutorial

  • Program: Photoshop 7
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Estimated Completion Time: 30 minutes

This is the second part of a three part drawing series. Roman House Painting Part I - The Drawing shows now to create the initial outline sketch.


Step 1

Create a new layer below the sketch titled “wall”.

clip_image004

Step 2

Block in the wall and ceiling with color #FFD2A2 and an opaque hard-edged brush.

clip_image006

Step 3

Make another layer above the “wall” layer.

clip_image008

Step 4

Block in the roof with color #BE2D00.

clip_image010

Step 5

Make another layer above that layer, it will be merged down later.

clip_image012

Step 6

On this layer, add shadows to the right side of each of the columns with a soft edged brush set to 57% opacity (color #701B00).

clip_image014

Step 7

Darken the shadows even more with a 41% opaque brush.

clip_image016

Step 8

Using the same brush, highlight the tiles with color #E14616.

clip_image018

Step 9

Fill in the arches under the tiles with color #701B00 with an opaque hard-edged brush.

clip_image020

Step 10

With color #4B1200 fill in the line under the arches.

clip_image022

Step 11

Merge the layer down onto the “roof” layer.

clip_image024

Step 12

Using the same brush, add a slanting shadow beneath the roof on the wall layer (color #F2AA78).

clip_image026

Step 13

Darken the shadow with color #C57338 (48%, soft-edged brush).

clip_image028

Step 14

Add a shadow to the ceiling with the brush set to 20% opacity.

clip_image030

Step 15

Erase the part of the wall that overlaps the back pillar.

clip_image032

Step 16

Add a highlight to the left side of the wall (color #FFD6B8, 500 pixel brush, 20%) , and in-between the two pillars.

clip_image034

Step 17

Create a new layer beneath the wall and title it “sky”.

clip_image036

Step 18

Block in the sky area above the roof with color #CADEFF (opaque brush).

clip_image038

Step 19

Use a soft-edged brush to lighten the sky with color #F1F6FF (41% opacity, 260 pixel brush).

clip_image040

Step 20

Create a new layer above the sky and name it “trees”.

clip_image042

Step 21

Block in the trees with color #5A9900 using an opaque hard-edged brush.

clip_image044

Step 22

Bock in shadows around the leaves with color #386000 using a soft edged brush set to 55% opacity.

clip_image046

Step 23

Highlight the leaves with color #96E426 with a 13% opaque brush.

clip_image048

Step 24

Now, make a new layer beneath the “vine” layer.

Pages: 1 2 3

90% Off Cyberpunk Preset Bundle
Sponsored

Make your artwork look like they're from an alternate universe. These Cyberpunk presets work with Photoshop (via the Camera Raw filter) and Lightroom. Download all 788 presets for 90% off.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

cross