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A wizard is never late, nor is he early, he arrives precisely when he means to. And when he does arrive, he busts out stunning traditional-looking paintings using Photoshop. 

By watching this tutorial you'll be taking your first steps into the wonderful world of Digital Art Wizardry. 


 - Introduction discussing techniques which will help you lose that digital look while still taking advantage of Photoshop's toolset. Includes a 20 minute reference photobashing demo and an abundance of chest hair.

 - 50 minute demo in which I paint a new illustration and discuss techniques, theories, getting into the industry, networking, health and fitness and how they relate to art and many other topics. I also cough sometimes and say "um" too much.

 - Layered PSD of my reference photobash so you can see how it's constructed.

 - Layered PSD of the illustration itself (which I cleverly titled "Wizard Quest" for no reason whatsoever).

 - Full resolution PNG which you can stare at lovingly or make your desktop wallpaper or something.

 - My brushset.

 - Chest hair and a ferret.

  • Listening to: Fez Side F
  • Reading: The Hearing Trumpet
  • Playing: Breaking Point
  • Drinking: Wine


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Paul Scott Canavan
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United Kingdom
+ Hello.

My name is Paul and I'm lead artist at a game studio based in Sunny Scotland. I'm also drummer for the band Paradigm Complex.

We're rather good.


Current Residence: Scotland.

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dino-axis Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love your artwork! I would love to have you at: 

Our website is a graphics community where you are allowed to post your artwork in your very own gallery, get critique from other artists; we also have weekly art competitions and a monthly, cash prize, competition!

If you have any questions, I will be more than happy to answer them ! 

tomeksz Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014


Do you would like to feature my commission info 
in order to receive a feature La la la la info of your commissions or your work in return?

That would be awesome I am a dummy! 
thehorrorzine Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014
Hi Paul. My name is Jeani Rector, and I am the editor of The Horror Zine at I cruised your gallery and am impressed. I would like to display some of your work in our Art Section, which would include your photo, bio, and links to your gallery. We are not just horror, we are speculative, fantasy, sci-fi. "Twilight-Zone," and just plain talent. Please check us out for yourself and you will find that we are an established, award-winning ezine and print magazine. If you are interested, please email me at and I look forward to hearing from you. Thanks, Jeani Rector
gomagoti Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014
wonderful paintngs.will check out the band too :D
abigbat Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thank you!
Galandhrina Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Your whole gallery is stunning I´m going to see it again slowly. Simply beautiful.
abigbat Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I appreciate that, thanks :)
agapetos Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I love your stuff - it has a very nice painterly feel.
abigbat Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
Savingkii Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014
your arts cool and all, but whats cooler is that you have an owl and seagull on your id photo
abigbat Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
hells yeah :)
Bruzzonet Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014
I really love your art! ;)
abigbat Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
lou2209 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Student Digital Artist
dude your art is wayy cool! <3
abigbat Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
awh thank you <3
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