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Icon Design Tutorial: Drawing A Pencil Icon
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
This is a icon design tutorial. We always start with a hand-drawn sketch to initiate for icon design. Drawing an icon means to draw the most typical characters of an object so that it can capture the icon’s action or represent the concept and nuance. There are many different approaches to icon design, but the goal in designing icons is the same. Of course, you can use whatever tools you want.
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.
When you come up with design something as a gift, it is always good to add a ribbon with butterfly shape on it. This tutorial is a good example to demonstrate you how to wrap the rectangle into butterfly shape. You can also wrap a similar shape for your Christmas/new year e-card for your friend and family.
In this Photoshop tutorial, it will show you how to create a highway sign and post using custom shapes, selections, layer styles and a little creative gradient work. For my final image a few more signs using the same steps are added as the ones in the thumbnail.
Create a new document the size you want your simcards to be, select the rounded rectangle tool and draw out your rectangle, fill with your choice of color. Select the simcard layer and cut the corner off. You should then have something like this.
Drawing a human portrait is uneasy. This two faced man takes even longer comparing to process normal portrait, as it requires twice of your effort to do. Here will show you skills to use brushes and apply photoshop effects for your painting.