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Sunrise over mountains landscape digital painting tutorial

How to paint sunrise over mountains landscape.  Environment design digital painting process step by step and video.

How to paint landscape or environmental concept step by step and video tutorial.
It's been a while since I've done any landscape or environmental painting and such. Feel kinda rusty, but I will post it anyway. This one is still a work in process which means I will work on it a little more or a lot more depending on what kind of idea I can come up with.

More environmental concept sketch tutorial go watch Draw and paint Environmental concept Sand Valley, Drawing and painting environmental concept Magma Fall, Draw and paint landscape mountain rock, and Environmental concept tutorial IceScape.

Environmental landscape Mountain range

Here are step by step digital painting tutorial
how to paint landscape, draw background, speedpainting

Here is the the final sketch so far...I will continue to add some exciting elements and refine it some more possibly. :)
painting mountains, draw background, speedpainting

Update Jan 28, 2010
Add creature into the scene, three headed Naga. Still more work to be done. Will update again on another post soon. :)
painting creature, three headed Naga, speedpainting

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Luca Cauchi said…
That's so cool brother!! nice to see some environments back! Rusty? Well the paintings still looks great! :)
idrawgirls said…
Luca> Thanks brother, well, it doesn't really turn out like I expected...have to spend more time on it. Did a few video prior to this one, but none of them turn out well enough to post oging really slow. :)
Luca Cauchi said…
Well brother, I just want to see you posting as you used to (unless you're really busy with life and work)... I have to tell you that honestly, foreign artists like you are the ones who make my wheel turn at a very good speed. :)
Chris Reeve said…
I think it's fascinating to see how people go about their process. Hey I just noticed you've added a new name to you "about me" bit. Is that your real name or something?
Chris Reeve said…
Oh btw this is the idrawgirls regular chris, seems my own full name was added!
Knuckles930 said…
Its quite common for Chinese people to have two names. One in Chinese and one in English. If that is what you mean with the new name in the about section.
idrawgirls said…
Luca> Thanks...there will be some update soon :

Chris> Yep, the Chinese one is my birth name :) Not many people call me by that except in my family or childhood friends in China. The regular name is the one in the paper we use to assimilate (like Knuckle said) but it became Xia Taptara because I was living in Bangkok for 7 yrs (So we use that to assimilate) when I was a kid...then move to Britain then to US.

Knuckle> Yep, it's true.
iriska said…
OH, hurray!!! There is a new post, finally :)
We missed you already!
Luca Cauchi said…
Oh yes! there you go brother... nice to see the twist you put with that creature :)

Thanks for updating.
Knuckles930 said…
Xia, did you receive my email a few days ago regarding the project?
idrawgirls said…
Knuckle> Yep, sorry been busy with work and more work always take me a while. ;)
Inner Fire UK said…
Luca love the Artwork, we are actually looking for someone to do the Artwork for our debut album but being an unsigned band we have a limited budget. We got a lot of ideas about the kind of thing we are after would you be interested and how much would you charge?.



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idrawgirls said…
Inner Fire> Thanks, I am honor. But I wish I have time to do any freelance gig. Lots on my plate at the moment. Good luck finding the artist man. :)