Drawing a Balinese Barong Mask – Photoshop tutorial

Head jewelry

Step 18

Let’s recreate the jewelry on the head. As you can see below, there are 3 shapes drawn, a tulip-like center and two half-moons above each eye. For the two, use #c3a720. For the center shape, use #ecee00.

Balinese Barong Mask
Step 19

For the left and right shapes, use these layer styles:

Drop Shadow

  • Blend Mode: Multiply
  • Opacity: 75%
  • Angle: 45º
  • Distance: 1 px
  • Size: 3 px

Pattern Overlay

  • Blend Mode: Overlay
  • Opacity: 59%
  • Pattern: Texture Fill > Towel
  • Scale: 100%
Balinese Barong Mask
Step 20

Draw a shape for the base of the bead on the center part of the jewelry. Use #c3a720 color setting.

Balinese Barong Mask

Then draw the main bead with #020283 color.

Balinese Barong Mask

Then draw the shell of the main bead. Use #c3a720 for color.

Balinese Barong Mask
Step 21

For the base of the bead, add these layer styles:

Drop Shadow

  • Blend Mode: Multiply
  • Opacity: 31%
  • Angle: 45º
  • Distance: 1 px
  • Size: 1 px

Bevel and Emboss

  • Style: Inner Bevel
  • Technique: Smooth
  • Depth: 100%
  • Direction: Up
  • Size: 1 px
  • Angle: 45º

Pattern Overlay

  • Blend Mode: Overlay
  • Opacity: 100%
  • Pattern: Rock Patterns > Black Marble
  • Scale: 100%
Balinese Barong Mask
Step 22

Apply Inner Shadow on the main (blue) bead.

Balinese Barong Mask
Step 23

For the shell of the bead, give these layer styles:

Gradient Overlay

  • Blend Mode: Multiply
  • Opacity: 75%
  • Gradient: White to Black
  • Style: Reflected
  • Angle: 45º
  • Scale: 78%

Pattern Overlay

  • Blend Mode: Soft Light
  • Opacity: 100%
  • Pattern: Rock Patterns > Dirt
  • Scale: 100%
Balinese Barong Mask
Step 24

Add highlights and shadows by manual brushing them onto a Clipping Mask layer on each part. Set the Blend Mode of the highlight layer to Screen, and the shadow layers to Multiply. And don’t forget to manage them by grouping.

Balinese Barong Mask

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