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Here's the promised speedpainting tutorial!
I'm sorry it's so big, but I honestly suck at Flash and this is the best I could do. I hope that you'll find it helpful!

you'll find all of the brushes I use here: [link]

And here you can find a selection of other quality brushes: [link] and tutorials: [link]

Photos I used as reference for the painting in the tutorial: [link] [link]
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Norvalur Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for this! l'm a total beginner and l feel lost every time to try to start painting something. l have a feeling l'm trying to do too advanced things instead of taking it slow and easy and not investing 20 hours in a painting that won't look great anyway. This was a good tutorial and it gave me some perspective over how l should approach painting for now. Again, thanks :)
Mumucsi Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional Filmographer
Man... thank you :'(((( u made my day, i was depressed cause i tried to paint but i was always failed, and now.... now u gave me hope to continue practice.... im ... thank you :( this tutorial was the best i saw ever....
ChaMurph Featured By Owner 6 days ago  New Deviant
Really helpful - thank you!
hecatta-art Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2016  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is the best painting tutorial I've ever seen so far. Since I am having problems with using photoshop I found it super useful. Thanks to you for making this! It's fast, not annoying, fun to watch, easy to repeat and get back if you missed something. So much better then just watching videos. Again, thank you so much for what you did. It really helped me to understand!+fav +fav +fav Heart 
ersen-t Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2016  Student
WOW !!
awesome work.
Remiaro Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Gunna go through this later :D Thanks!
ClaraDaneri Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for making this and sharing your technique. I must confess that I am guilty of paying too much attention to detail and am working to get out of the habit (especially for backgrounds).
DariaKoumori Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for making this wonderful tutorial! It gives me a huge inspiration and I want to try it! Thank you!
badxwolfxart Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
this is so helpful! I had never thought of doing some thing like this, but now I will definitely give this a try! thanks! 
matildarose Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2015   Traditional Artist
This was a while ago, but your tutorial helped me immensely with the background here:… You broke it down in a way I could understand, and I've often shared this tutorial with others struggling with landscapes.
Mikera11 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2015  Hobbyist Interface Designer… 21 minutes you sayin... 
DashiSchwarzung Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks so much!! I need to improve my landscape skills, and your tutorial was so awesome!! I feel depressed when I see how other artists in youtube makes a speedpainting and looks so great, but I won't give up, I will keep trying! 
Thanks so much for your tutorial <3 <3 It will help me a lot! 
(sorry for my bad english)
horse160999 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh wauw, I love this tutorial!
I've been wanting to teach myself to draw better backgrounds for ages, but I always work too much in detail and I don't have time for that.
Can't wait to try this.^^
Page1357 Featured By Owner Edited Nov 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
21 minutes! it usually takes me like 3 hours! that's amazing! this really helped thank u!
also, could u do something like this but with paint.sai?
i don't have photoshop cuz it costs like a bigillion dollars
Reh-Star Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wait, you did that in 21 minuts? i don't belive you that! :D
that image looks so great and while i watched that i was like ''but i don't want to spend 8 houers on a background, i don't have the patience for 8 houers, only for 3 houers to sit on a drawing'' and you made that in 21 minuts?
CrazyLavender Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is incredibly helpful. I always focus on a tiny spot way too much and it turns out crap, so I'll definitely try this out. Thanks for sharing! 
And your art style is really cool btw :) 
LadyMoky Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2015  Student
This is really wonderfull, thank you for the tutorial!
manowarrule Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2015
this has been a great help.thank you
PikachuLightnin Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2015
Shocked. 21 minuets...
VexVyrus Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2015
I'm having trouble making my speedpaint look clear and not super fuzzy edged. It might just be my brushes, but what is the main brush you use besides the texture brushes?
Sephiroth7734 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
... Could you make a version of this tutorial for
Photoshop costs like, a thousand dollars, which a thousand more than I have, and doesn't have these oddly-shaped brushes you're using.
Sleir Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh boy do I ever have a surprise for you! 
A little while ago, adobe released Photoshop CS2 completely free! This is because it's a little outdated compared to the newer ones, but it's photoshop nonetheless! 
You can get instructions on how to download it here!…
You'll have to make an adobe account, but that's not much of a sacrifice since you'll be getting CS2 for free!
And I hope I don't sound like one of those automated virus thingies cause I swear I'm not and that i'm serious omg ;v;
Sephiroth7734 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks a lot. Though, what exactly do you mean by outdated? What changed in the newer ones?
Sleir Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I just mean outdated as in it's an older program \ ( o v o ) /
It still functions perfectly fine and you can use it for a lot of stuff (it even has an animation window so you can make animations, which personally I loved and still love)! I mostly meant outdated as in it'll lack some features that newer versions will have!
I've never really played around with newer versions so I can't say exactly what's been added/changed ;v;
Overall it still works great though!
Sephiroth7734 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
If you say so. Thanks again!
Syraana Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is probably the most helpful thing I've ever watched...Thank you so much for this!
Neitin Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
peacestream Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Learned alot from this, also I always thought speed paintings was just to show off how good you are but I got a different view on it now :)
Jawa-Overlord Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Roxzi-Wolf Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This tutorial was great. I always hoped to have more confidence in my backgrounds and now I'm positive that with a little speed painting, I can make me mind go wild with backgrounds! Thanks
EricX259 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Thanks a lot for creating and sharing this awesome tutorial!:happybounce: 
PixelHeartArt Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Bookmarked! Star! Defiantly going to use in the future! :D (Big Grin) 
Rashvard Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much for sharing your art process! It's amazing! : )
TrebleBlast Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015
welp, watching this just made me feel bad about myself XD no amount of practice could ever get me to anything close to that level. just doesnt seem like a possibility for me. good job though, im sure this helped some people with more ability.
SlickeHedge Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2015
Don't feel bad. I might not be a pro, but I know that once you keep practicing and groove to your own pace; it might not be soon, but you will be able to scratch the canvas quite mightier than the gods themselves. And if your skills aren't at a professional level with a certain amount of practice, it is still guaranteed that you will have a smile on your face once you compare your skills by then and now.

Hope you dig this "inspirational", non-cliched speech that I didn't find off Google. ...please don't check.
TrebleBlast Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2015
eh, im still pretty terrible, and to be honest I dont actually have fun making art XD
A-Blue-Bubble Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
well if you don't actually like making art and don't want to then you've got to decide whether you want to continue, but i know from experience and from observation that if you keep practicing you WILL get better. This isn't a probably and i'm not lying, i can guarantee you that if you keep drawing you will improve, while if you stop you definitely won't. I can honestly say with 100% certainty that if you keep drawing you'll get better, it literally isn't a choice it is a fact, if you keep drawing you will improve
kaomau Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks so much for that great tutorial!
I want to start practicing speed paintings, because I love that style and you really helped me with understanding how this actually works!

But I have a question though. How much opacity and flow do you use with your brushes? Do you start with 100% each and turn it lower from layer to layer? Or do you just feel like changing it from time to time?
Fenori Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love looking at speedpaints and this looks super nice and helpful!!

I wish there were as good brushes in paint tool sai, because it feels hard to paint things like leaves as in this tutorial when painting in sai ;; 

maybe I should just use photoshop more haha
GeekyKaze Featured By Owner May 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I love you, Vesner, I'm getting huge improvement from this <3
Showlover Featured By Owner May 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
simply amazing
MajorDad Featured By Owner May 27, 2015
Thank you for this tutorial .. one time i try to do a speed paint  ^___^
Allygen Featured By Owner May 21, 2015
Woah, this was absolutely helpful, inspiring and interesting! I'm going to try it very soon! Thank you!
Skitch0616 Featured By Owner May 17, 2015  Student General Artist
This was so helpful! Not too long either. Before seeing this I was't sure of what I wanted to do with art honestly. Now I realize, it doesn't matter. Set a basic goal and work at that. Just draw or paint because it feels good--I now understand. 
I'm a beginner, but with good advice like what you've presented and an honest effort, I'll gain experience in no time.
dducke Featured By Owner May 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is super helpful, thank you!
BEGINNERPAINT Featured By Owner Edited May 7, 2015
very nice tutorial.
i have one too!
take a look. i hope tha help someone^^
MystiMoo Featured By Owner May 2, 2015  Student Artist
Wow that looks so Amazing what software are you using for it, which photoshop? 
Jack-the-lantern Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015  Student Photographer
what would something to start with be like landscape wise?
SeraphimBelsky Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015
So beautiful!
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