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Making a Cartoon Pirate Character in Photoshop
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
- Photoshop is recommended for this tutorial -
Photoshop is not only powerful on image editing or photo manipulations, but also very useful to produce image creations. Even from scratch, pure from your imaginations. We can take character design for example. When you design a character, you put your imaginations on your canvas.
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.
If you would like to carry out some painting works for your draft, you may want to learn some nice advance skills. Here will show you how to paint layer by layer and different techniques to formulate a nice cartoon drawings of a village.
In this example the character is very radiant, nearly unreal. Thus a turquoise bluish-white is chosen and then chose a pastel pink for the basis of the wood and turquoise green for water to add some contrast and the idea of warmth to the composition. Some overlapping texture layers left is add to uniform the whole and add some extra shades.