Shaddy Safadi

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Available for varied styles of character and environment concept art, as well as 3D blockmeshing, high-level Art Direction and help in defining the visual style of your project! Contact for availability and rates.

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Venice Italy, San Giorgio

shaddy safadi, digital plein air, venice italy painting, digital painting


Dell Inspiron 1525 / Wacom Intuos 4 Tablet / Photoshop CS5

Sat down for second painting after the first was a epic fail. A lot of looky-loos on this this one. Makes me think we should start putting out a hat and make some cash-money in the process:) 2 hours in the field.


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  1. Mathias says:

    I love the last one! Some suggestions how paint water I have always problem with that.

    cheers and I’m a big fan of your life studies

    • shaddy says:

      Hey Mathias, Thanks for the compliments! yes to paint water I would paint the base layer, usually a dark blue, and then on a separate layer make a brush that is bunch of squashed thin and scattered circles. This will be the reflection on the water. Keep adding layers underneath to bring depth and variety. Make sure to scale the brush carefully so the farther circles are smaller:) Hope this helps!

  2. Mathias says:

    Yup it’s a great advice ! thanks :)

  3. Very cool atmosphere and mood in this piece.