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Advance Painting Techniques for an Animal
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
Painting an animal is not easier than painting for any other objects. Shadow, lighting and color adjustments are so sophisticated. You may need to have more reference before start.
Most of the painting are done by photoshop brushes. Different artist would have different painting skills, therefore, you may find some of useful skills from different drawings and tutorials.
Eyes are the spirit of the whole image, therefore, it is suggested that you need to spend a longer while to do this bit. There are various ways to draw the eyes. And this tutorial will teach you how to use Photoshop brushes to draw the eyes. The techniques are also suitable for human characters.
Create a new document the size you want your simcards to be, select the rounded rectangle tool and draw out your rectangle, fill with your choice of color. Select the simcard layer and cut the corner off. You should then have something like this.
Making a nice cartoon artwork, you definitely need to have good Photoshop skills on Photoshop brushes. To commence, you are required to prepare a draft. You will be guided to use different size & color brushes, opacity and saturation to process this artwork.