Free Online Tutorial by Cool Surface

Photo Shoot

The latest issue of Digital Arts Magazine features a tutorial by, which takes you through their process to digitally re-create this portrait based on a stock photo by the talented Marcus Ranum.  The full tutorial can be viewed here.  To see more of CoolSurface’s work, visit their blog.


Forget reality; you should join David & Sarah Cousens (aka Cool Surface) in their slightly insane, often cheeky and always colourful world of illustration where their heroic robots, surreal monsters, sexy women and adorable animals have excited and entertained in advertising, editorials, exhibitions, professional education, publishing and television work Selected Client List includes Adidas . Advanced Photoshop Magazine . Apps Magazine . BBC . Computer Arts Magazine . Citadel Press . Creative Boom . Digital Arts Magazine . . Frequency Publishing . First Great Western . Geek Beach . Hachette Publishing . Imagine FX Magazine . Kingfisher . Letraset . Mongoose Publishing . New College Swindon . Photoshop Creative Magazine . PSDFan . PSD Tuts+ . Swin City Comics . Tick Tock Publishing . Topless Robot . TransForce Conventions You can see more of their work at and check out their SketchBlog at

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