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Design a Simple Graphic for a Cartoon Character
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
To learn how to paint, it is always good to start your practising using cartoon character. Simple character is not even an easy task. As techniques for drawing the shadow and adjustment of the lighting and coloring for the character are required.
How to turn a normal star into something special. Perhaps you can just add on some effects such as scratches for it. This tutorial will teach you to start with a composition from scratch first in Illustrator where we will play with shapes and the Blend Tool. After that in Photoshop we will add the light effects and the pattern overlay.
If you think that traditional painting is too slow for making a portrait, here is an alternative method. You can prepare an image about your object, then you selectively hide your image part by part and use Photoshop brushes to carry out.
If you are a fan of cartoons, you must really keen on drawing your own cartoon character for yourself. To do that, it may take a long while and could be difficult to do. There are lots of drawing skills you have to pick up before you start. Here is a good tutorial for your reference.
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.