How to Draw and Color a Cartoon Monster - Step by Step

Robert Marzullo, Online instructor of Figure Drawing and Comic Art

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11 Lessons (1h 34m)
    • 1. Introduction Video Skillshare Version

    • 2. L1 Proportions of Our Monster

    • 3. L2 Refining Our Monster Concept

    • 4. L3 Inking Our Monster Part 1

    • 5. L4 Inking Our Monster Concept Part 2

    • 6. L5 Adding in Our Flat Colors

    • 7. L6 Applying Highlights with Cell Shading

    • 8. L7 Adding Color to the Spikes and Scales

    • 9. L8 Adding Color to the Shirt

    • 10. L9 Adding A Final Hard Edge Shadow

    • 11. L10 Finishing Touches to the Work


About This Class


How to Draw and Color a Cartoon Monster - Step by Step

In this class you will learn how to draw and add color a cartoon monster!  This is a fun and expressive way to create a creature concept.  I will be using Sketchbook Pro to create and explain this art process. ( Don't's free! ) You don't have to have this software to work along.  This class is explained in a way the translates to other programs and for traditional artists as well!

Quick List of things we Cover in This Class!

  • The Rough Sketch ( Where the Ideas Happen! )
  • Propotions and Design of Our Character
  • Flatting the Colors
  • Adding Highlights and Shadows
  • Cell Shading Effects
  • Line Weight ( Digital Inking )

I am here if you have any questions and I hope you find these lessons to be FUN and INFORMATIVE!

Thanks for watching and more on the way so please stick around. :)

Robert A. Marzullo

Ram Studios Comics