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Making a Nice Cartoon Character Portrait
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
This tutorial will show you the steps of making a nice cartoon character portrait in an easy way. You can create your own cartoon artwork based on this skill. It will demonstrate you how to use brushes to carry out the painting works.
Painting a nice art is not easy. You need to be familiar with using the Photoshop brushes to commence. It is not like photo manipulation, in which, most steps are done in blending settings. Therefore, it is good to have a look more different tutorials.
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.
It is always very difficult to create the human portrait by hand sketch. Even you are willing to spend ages, you may not able to create a proper portrait. However, this tutorial will lead you to do it in a special way in Photoshop. The idea is like a photo transformation. Based on this, you will be able to create a high level human portrait quickly.
It is fun to create something funny in cartoon style. To work out this kind of artworks, you have to initiate from drafting to proper cartoon painting. Although it may take times to do, it is full of fun and good exercise to practise your Photoshop skills.
In this tutorial, it will show you how to make a key icon. The idea is very similar to the previous tutorial which was published. The key icon is initiated from a sketch. Then, you can start up the process of painting based on the key shape. The main concern with the highlight layers is to reinforce the overall shape of the icon, be it a sphere, pipe, or circle.
You may wonder how to draw a proper portrait using computer software such as Photoshop. Even you are a good artist, without good Photoshop skills, you will find it very difficult to draw. Thus, you have to practise and get familiar with the Photoshop skills on drawing the portrait.