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Making Tree Branches for your Cartoon Image
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
This tree branches tutorial shows you the idea of making simple tree branches for cartoon images, so it is not so realistic. However, this is very useful for cartoon lover to make their painting works.
Different digital painting requires different painting techniques. For cartoon painting, the process is like human portrait painting. You have to prepare a sketch as start and identify light source, then adding your paint, light and shadow effects.
This tutorial will show you the steps of making a nice cartoon painting 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.
To make your idea into a cartoon art, you may start from a draft and then paint. You need to well plan your cartoon artworks e.g. style and color for your objects. In addition, to stand out your objects, you need to work out a great background to complete it.
If you want to hide something in your picture, it is always good to put a mask in the front. In this tutorial, it will teach you to design a mask for a face. Then, you can use similar idea to add something nice on your image or faces.
If you are a fan of cartoons, you must really keen on drawing your own cartoon character for yourself. To do that, it may take a long while and could be difficult to do. There are lots of drawing skills you have to pick up before you start. Here is a good tutorial for your reference.