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Texturing Skins in Photoshop


Contributing Artist
As mentioned in the original thread asking for a photoshop forum many of us are interested in learning to texture characters. So here it tis...
I thought in the first post I'd include some tutorials so if you can think of any to add...please let me know.

How to Create Freckles in Photoshop Link provided by Satira in the Anchorage thread.

Napalmarsenal posted these in the postwork thread but I think they belong here also
Painting Realistic Skin Textures in Photoshop Tutorial | Obsidian Dawn
Creating Realistic Eyes using the Iris Parts Photoshop & GIMP Brushes | Obsidian Dawn

Iris Parts Brushes for Creating Eyes in Photoshop & GIMP | Obsidian Dawn
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I'm going to add merchant resources here when I get chance also.
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Dances with Bees
Contributing Artist
I have bookmarked the page till I can afford to get the brushes then I want to do the tutorial. :)