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Draw a Realistic Eye for Cartoon Character
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a realistic eye for your cartoon character. The tutorial will also explain and describe the idea of creating the eyes and how to match the colors for different parts of the eye. Of course, you can choose the favorite color for the eye.
Painting is a substantial part for forming a nice cartoon character. However, it is not enough to most of the designers. Lighting and shadows for the characters are equally important. Here will help you to identify the important elements for your design.
In this tutorial, it will let you learn more skills to create a cartoon character as well as add the shadow and light effects in within. If you get used to design the cartoon characters, you will not find any difficult for the first bit of this. Then, you can jump to the last chapter to have further learning .
If you want to hide something in your picture, it is always good to put a mask in the front. In this tutorial, it will teach you to design a mask for a face. Then, you can use similar idea to add something nice on your image or faces.
In this tutorial, it covers the steps from a blank canvas to a completed painting. Here also lists some general techniques for painting human portraits. You may also apply these techniques to work on other artworks.
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.
It is time consuming and not easy to draw a natural scene by traditional painting method. However, you can do that much nicer and quicker by Photoshop. As long as you keep practising, you will find lots of Photoshop drawings to be done by similar skills or methods.
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.