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The Atmosphere Is Perfect At 1 Stroke! Draw Sky With Mackerel Cloud Brush

Sky is a very frequent scene in manga and the cloud expression will affect the sky layout.
In analog there are 2 ways to express a sky, one is pasting the same pattern of sky tone
and another is drawing by hand which is hard work.

But in digital, it’s a easy work with brushes.

This page shows how to draw a sky with mackerel cloud brush.

 

Learn basics of brush materials here

 

 

Mackerel Cloud Sky・Making

 

 

 

Here we will explain and follow the video procedure again in text.
Mackerel cloud brush is a brush that can freely make your desired shape of the cloud
like the following strokes.

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To draw sky, it will be more realistic when you refer to a picture.
Make strokes with mackerel cloud brush.

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Add small clouds that far away while reducing the brush size or adjusting the pen pressure.

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Check the pen pressure of brush density, add translucent clouds with cirrus cloud brush.

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Same here, scrape with transparent color to blend clouds with sky.

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Make a “Color dodge layer” under the cloud and add light that receive the sun.

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Add more clouds farther away with a cirrus brush.

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Again, scrape with transparent color to blend clouds with sky.

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If you use a cloud brush like this, you can draw complicated clouds quickly.

This brush is a particle shape brush which corresponding to monochrome.
It is perfect for who think or feel that the color cloud brush and sky photograph tone

it doesn’t match monochrome analog sense.

 

 

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