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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.
It is not easy to draw a human image as it is time-consuming and require advance skills in order to make it realistically. Using Photoshop brushes, the story is much easier as you just need to paint it following your sketch and no need to have high level of skills.
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.
Through this tutorial, you will have understood the basic tricks to faking 3D, using traditional effects and techniques such as lighting, depth of field and texture – and learn a thing or two about creating great character designs along the way.
When you paint on human body, you may wonder how to make a nice human hand with skin. Brushes and blending setting are most important element to do so you can have a reference on this human hand skins tutorial.