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Drawing a Pretty Cartoon Character
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
If you are a cartoon lover, you may want to design your own character. To draw one, it can be very complicate, so here will show you the process for coloring the character and add photoshop effects to beautify your drawing.
In this tutorial, it will show you how to design a nice Disney Picture Logo or wallpaper – “Bolt” on a brown surface. This design is simple but elegant. Of course, you can apply the same idea on different kind of areas such as your personal logo.
Different graphic designers would have different techniques to paint and design their graphics. Preparation works such as setting up Photoshop brushes is one of difficult tasks for doing the painting arts and this tutorial will give you some hints to carry out this.
Painting animal fur is like painting hairs. You need to use brushes to carry out. To start, you have to prepare a reference and understand how the furs’ direction, lighting angle & layers going to be. This tutorial takes a cat as an example to show you skills of the painting works.
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.
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.
You may be good at sketch some cartoon character, but painting a cartoon character is a completely different thing which needs to have advance skills to do it. Here will show you a proper way to paint a cartoon character layer by layer.