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Digital Painting for a Cartoon Character
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
Different digital painting requires different painting techniques. For cartoon painting, the process is like human portrait painting. You have to prepare a sketch as start and identify light source, then adding your paint, light and shadow effects.
In this tutorial, it will show you concept of making a cartoon fighter portrait. After you draft your fighter, you paste your draft on your prepared background, and start using brushes to carry out your painting. You can see how the designer paint out each part using different colors.
The image is illustration of a fantastic city. It was painted for great sci-fi lap which took place in Prague. It has been done it for free to help develop a specific atmosphere for the game. The small character in the corner of the image is a real character from the game.
It is not easy to paint a nice drawing due to it requires a lot of painting and photoshop skills. To paint a portrait and image, they are more or less required similar skills. The idea is to paint them layer by layer like adding shading and shadow effects.
To design a smart car, you have to draft a layout first. To carry out painting works, you need to make the car shiny and glossy plus you can add a little object (e.g. gas tank and little lighting at the car’s end) to stand out your car.
Sometimes, you may be inspired a good idea from traditional stuff. Turn something to be transparent can make things to be fantastic. This tutorial will show you how to apply the techniques to design a transparent phone using Photoshop.