“What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night.
It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime.
It is the little shadow which runs across the grass
and loses itself in the sunset.”
~Crowfoot, Blackfoot, warrior and orator
Digital painting of Native chief created in Photoshop using a litho print as a model. Painted and brushed in Twisted Brush using 3-D modeling brushes for depth. Brought back into Photoshop, adding 7 layers of nature photographs and two grunge textures. All layers adjusted for opacity and color in blending modes. Image flattened for presentation. Textures courtesy of Shadowhouse Creations.