Ever wondered how an illustrated character comes alive on the page? Well, after reading this article you’ll know.
If you want to try illustrating your own character, follow the instructions below. You’ll get all the information you need to get started and get the job done.
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This is how the final character will look like
First, we define the positions and proportions of the character with construction lines
Then put in some details, but not too many
Now we start vectorizing the drawing in Adobe Illustrator
After vectorising it’s time to start filling in general shapes with colors
To give the character volume add lights and shadows
Add in some more detail to make it look playful and dynamic
Add the final details and “Voila!” the character illustration is complete.
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