The Gnomon Workshop

Rendering fur in photoshop

with Neville Page


This tutorial is a kick start to rendering a typical kind of fur in Photoshop. You will be walked through the observations of why fur appears the way it does. From there a discussion and demonstration on how to create a series of brushes that not only expedite the process, but also lend a realism to the end result. Included are all of the brushes, and a few extra that are used in the demo.

Duration: 35 minutes

Format: SD 1024x768

Neville Page

Concept Designer

Neville Page was educated at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Although his major was product design, he has always gravitated towards entertainment. With the combination of his education and personal interests, Neville has found himself involved with quite a variety of projects from creature design and sculpture to conceptual design and engineering. His clients have included Universal Studios, Warner Bros., 20th Century Fox, Mattel and BMW to name just a few. He has worked on such feature films as Minority Report, Planet of the Apes, X-Men 2 & 3, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, Superman Returns, James Cameron's Avatar, J.J. Abrams' Cloverfield, Zack Snyder's The Watchmen, Louis Leterrier's The Hulk, and J.J. Abrams' Star Trek. Neville has also taught at the Art Center College of design (Pasadena and Switzerland), Otis College, Gnomon and corporate workshops.

  • "If a brand new form of life was discovered on Earth, and only one artist could illuminate the masses, it would be Neville Page."

    - Rick O'Brien
    The Monument Project