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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.
Lots of animal have fur and it usually requires long time to draw. Here will present your some tips for applying your settings such as making your color layers, adding shading for your drawn animal. You can also apply the skills for drawing other objects.
Learn how to create a dark mysterious hideout in a rocky mountainous place in Photoshop. This will brief you how simple and essential techniques like blending, masking, color adjustments, basic painting and some others can be easily applied to make this beautiful castle.
To make your idea into a cartoon art, you may start from a draft and then paint. You need to well plan your cartoon artworks e.g. style and color for your objects. In addition, to stand out your objects, you need to work out a great background to complete it.
To design a special character, the easiest way is to use other specials together to form a new character using photo manipulation. For example, you can extract animal’s eyes or other plants to stick on your draft plus paintings to carry out your a special character creation.
This tutorial will give you some tips on painting a realistic nose and skin, although this is digital painting, the same principles apply to traditional painting. You can apply the same principle to any other portrait painting works.