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Idea of Creating a Special Character
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
To design a special character, the easiest way is to use other specials together to form a new character using photo manipulation. For example, you can extract animal’s eyes or other plants to stick on your draft plus paintings to carry out your a special character creation.
This tutorial is going to focus on design choices and a little bit of theory. There are literally thousands of tutorials online that cover keyboard shortcuts and clever ways to tweak your custom brushes. And this tutorial has selected some very useful photoshop skills.
Painting a cute cartoon artwork like other general painting works that you need to sketch it out first. The most important element for painting is Photoshop brushes. Good designers always have their style and methods to carry out wise brushes settings and choose right brushes and color setting to implement.
Using Brushes are the one of most common techniques in Photoshop tutorial. You can save a lot of time and produce high quality art work, when you are able to manage to use the brushes wisely. And, this tutorial will teach you how to setup and apply the brushes to paint the cartoon scene.
Making a human eye is complicate process. You need to draft an eye firstly and paint it after using Photoshop brushes. To make a proper human eye, eye lid and eyelashes should be added using different sizes of brushes. The tutorial will also present you to adjust the Photoshop settings.
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.
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 .
This painting started with clean-sketches. It will show you the overall painting process for this funny artwork painting. If you zoom in, they are very rough. The layers were merged together at some point in step 5, and continued to literally work the colours of the lineart into the skin.
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.