Create a Character Illustration with Photoshop

Ramona Kaulitzki, Children's illustrator

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10 Lessons (1h 27m)
    • 1. Welcome

      1:27
    • 2. Photoshop Techniques

      18:59
    • 3. Writing a Character Description

      3:12
    • 4. Gathering Inspiration and References

      9:13
    • 5. Rough Sketches

      6:58
    • 6. Refining the Sketch and Adding Values

      11:44
    • 7. Color Studies

      7:13
    • 8. Final Drawing

      12:36
    • 9. Adding Color

      15:18
    • 10. Congratulations

      0:31
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About This Class


Learn to create a unique charater illustration with Photoshop.

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My name is Ramona Kaulitzki and I‘m a children‘s illustrator from Germany. Drawing and painting my whole life, I became a fulltime freelance artist in 2012. I started as a vector artist and then switched to being a children‘s illustrator.

In this class I will walk you through my entire illustration process, all the way from the initial idea to the finished piece.

I will teach you an easy way to create an illustration with digital pencil using Photoshop. You will learn how to create a unique character illustration from start to finish, step by step. We will start with writing a description of the character that you want to design, gathering inspiration and reference material, studying your subject, doing rough sketches and color studies and finally creating the finished artwork.

At the end of this class you will have a completely finished character illustration that you can add to your portfolio, share on social media or make prints out of.

This class is suited for beginners as well as people with a little more experience who maybe want to switch from working traditional to working digital or for people who just want to see a different approach of creating an illustration. For this class you will need some version of Photoshop and some kind of drawing tablet.

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You can see more of my work on my website

www.ramonakaulitzkiart.com

or follow me on Instagram and on Twitter.

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