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Painting an Awesome Cartoon in Photoshop
Under Drawing Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
Making a nice cartoon artwork, you definitely need to have good Photoshop skills on Photoshop brushes. To commence, you are required to prepare a draft. You will be guided to use different size & color brushes, opacity and saturation to process this artwork.
If you are not familiar with the drafting skills, this tutorial will give you a great hints for drafting animals or other objects. The idea is to make some shapes as reference lines. Then your artwork’s dimensions will be in ratio. Most of designers use the same idea for drawing portrait.
In this tutorial, it will show you the basics of using your Layers palette, as well as talk you through how to use some tools in your Tools palette, such as the Polygonal Lasso and the Elliptical Marquee. It will also show you how to cell-shade (colour using hard-edged shading techniques) your character while adding in a detailed background to situate your fantasy character in its own unique environment.
The picture was done to resemble an animation still, cel-shaded characters over a “traditionally” painted background. Trying this digitally, using colour as if watercolours were working with.And need to create lots of layers during the process. And that’s all! Here’s the final picture.
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.