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Digital Painting for a Cartoon Character
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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.
Designing an armed character is like working on any other portraits. Therefore, it is good to learn more skills in order to speed up and improve your drawing techniques. Here will share you some painting techniques for designing a character.
It is always very difficult to create the human portrait by hand sketch. Even you are willing to spend ages, you may not able to create a proper portrait. However, this tutorial will lead you to do it in a special way in Photoshop. The idea is like a photo transformation. Based on this, you will be able to create a high level human portrait quickly.
First step is to create an “onion skin” by adding a white layer above the bottom reference photo layer and setting its layer opacity down a bit so that the image can be seen through the white layer. After doing a bit of work on the flame and wick layers.
Retro design is always nice to be applied to posters, as the design can match with varies of object and topics. Basically, you need to define the right color and style to match with your presented object. After that, you can further figure out how to stand out the object like this tutorial does for the vehicle using retro design.
Painting a cartoon zombie is similar to any other objects. This tutorial will show you how to paint the zombie cartoon character with reference to lots of different pictures. You may use the similar idea when you carry out your painting works.
Lots of cartoons would arrange their characters to live in a special house like tree house. To design a special one, you have to figure out how a normal house to be put on an abnormal tree to form such mysterious scenery.