Miguel Santana da Silva
"Miguel is a UK-based digital artist currently finishing off an Art and Design Foundation course before starting a degree in "Digital Animation: Visual Effects" at the University of Hertfordshire. He is of Portuguese nationality and currently 19 years old. He's been meddling with digital arts since he was 13, taking a special interest in CGI and animation. You can see his online portfolio by visiting miguelsantana.net.
Tutorials
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Cityscape Concept ArtPreview
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    In this tutorial, I will teach you how to easily create a successful piece of cityscape concept art. We'll be using a very basic 3D scene as a foundation for the piece, then taking it into Photoshop for some creative photo manipulation of reference photos, basic painting and adjustments. Let's create this urban scene!Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Set Up and Shoot an Enchanted Photoshoot in the WoodsPreview woods
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    Twice a month we revisit some of our reader favorite posts from throughout the history of Phototuts+. This tutorial was first published in September, 2009. In this article Miguel will be taking you through the process of a portrait-based outdoor photoshoot on a budget. The only things you need to recreate this collection of images are yourself, a friend or client, a camera with a lens and the great outdoors. This set of tips will show you that you don't need an expensive setup of lenses, reflectors and lights to create stunning portraits to be proud of.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create an Event Poster with C4D and PhotoshopDesign and illustration
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    This tutorial follows up on Using Typography from Photoshop to Create a 3D Text Render in C4D in order to create a poster. We'll be modifying the scene, adding props and more text before heading over to Photoshop to finalize the poster design.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Using Typography from PS to Create a 3D Text Render in C4DDesign and illustration
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    I created this image for the poster of this year's End of Year Show at my college, an annual Art & Design showcase event. I am here today to teach you the techniques I used to create this image. It should hopefully be easy to follow for intermediate Photoshop users and C4D beginners, but feel free to ask any questions.Read More…