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Colour your Fantasy Figures
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
In this tutorial, it will show you the basics of using your Layers palette, as well as talk you through how to use some tools in your Tools palette, such as the Polygonal Lasso and the Elliptical Marquee. It will also show you how to cell-shade (colour using hard-edged shading techniques) your character while adding in a detailed background to situate your fantasy character in its own unique environment.
In this example the character is very radiant, nearly unreal. Thus a turquoise bluish-white is chosen and then chose a pastel pink for the basis of the wood and turquoise green for water to add some contrast and the idea of warmth to the composition. Some overlapping texture layers left is add to uniform the whole and add some extra shades.
In this tutorial, it will show you how to create a set of Mascot characters. The way is similar to our previous cartoon character designs. You have prepared some sketches. After scanning your sketches, you can process your painting in the same way as described in this tutorial.