Here’s an image I created as a demo for creating convincing lighting and textures for characters in Photoshop.

About Aaron Blaise

For 21 years Aaron worked with Disney helping to create some of the greatest animated films ever made. During that time he worked as an animator or supervising animator on "The Rescuers Down Under", "Beauty and the Beast", "Aladdin", "The Lion King", "Pocahontas", "Mulan" and more. In 2003 he was co-director of "Brother Bear" for which he earned an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature Film. After "Brother Bear" he helped to develop several projects but ultimately left Disney to pursue an opportunity back home in Florida. Aaron recently served as 2D Animation Supervisor and Character Designer for the "The Bear and the Hare" an advertisement loved by millions around the world. He is currently also working on a new animated short film, once again involving bears called "Snow Bear".

2 thoughts on “Here’s an image I created as a demo for creating convincing lighting and textures for characters in Photoshop.

  1. haha I love this Aaron! from the look in his eyes to the blur you added for depth of field!

  2. Everything about this is just so damned on point! I’d love to see the tutorial where this came from. Are there any public links I could check out?

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