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Advanced Painting for a Model Cartoon Object
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
Painting is a substantial part for forming a nice cartoon character. However, it is not enough to most of the designers. Lighting and shadows for the characters are equally important. Here will help you to identify the important elements for your design.
In this tutorial, it covers the steps from a blank canvas to a completed painting. Here also lists some general techniques for painting human portraits. You may also apply these techniques to work on other artworks.
Apart from using brushes for coloring, you can also use other Photoshop techniques to change your image’s color. This tutorial will show you to use gradient map function to change color for the cartoon character in few steps. Then you do not need to repaint the artwork.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to paint a Japanese lady. It is like other painting tutorial. You need to scan your drawing first, then start to conform the image on photoshop. After these steps, you can start to paint the image.
Lots of tutorial may not be able to show you each step in detail for your reference. Usually, they selected something substantial to describe. Here will work through with you each step, so that you can see how a portrait to be created.
This tutorial is to help define the character you are creating is. This is a good start for designing, or a method to help you get ideas when you are stuck. You can always fall back on this when you are looking for new ideas or ways to unify existing ideas
Lots of cartoon artworks are very time consuming, especially for the high quality artworks, you can spend hours or even ages to process them. Therefore, learning different painting techniques and skills are very important to speed up your process.