When you’re creating YouTube videos, sometimes a pure recording isn’t captivating enough. You can spice it up by adding special animated elements. For example, an animated character could help you stay anonymous, while still providing someone to identify with. You can also present a concept that can’t be recorded in reality, or put visual emphasis on some elements of the video.
Love comes in so many beautiful shapes and colors! In this tutorial, we’ll draw and paint a happy, colorful couple in Adobe Photoshop. We’ll also incorporate symbolism that references both the Transgender Pride Flag and the Rainbow Pride Flag.
Drawing has many faces. On the one hand, we admire realistic representations of the world around us, and on the other we seem to enjoy distortions of it. At least, certain kinds of distortions. What is the difference between your unrealistic drawing and an unrealistic work of art by a professional? Are there some rules of unrealism that one must follow? And how can you learn to create your own professional-looking style?
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If you want to show a story, there’s nothing better than an animation—you can share what you’ve got to say through the look of the characters, their movements, and the sounds they make. CrazyTalk Animator 3 is a perfect program for this task—very simple to use, yet very powerful. If you use it in its Pipeline version, you can even make it an extension of Photoshop!
In this tutorial, we will walk through the steps in animating a twirling character using Toon Boom Stage 10. We will learn how to draw rough poses, how to polish them, and how to transform them into a smooth, seamless animation!
In this tutorial I will show you how to create an easy cartoon text effect, using a pattern and a layer style.
In this tutorial you will learn how to draw Sailor Moon with her famous ponytails and cute outfit as a vector character. You will learn plenty of techniques for shading and highlights and will add plenty of details using brush profiles and effects in order to make this replica of the Sailor Moon cartoon character as lovely as possible.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw a candy monster cartoon character in Adobe Illustrator.
Chibi is a subtype of the manga style, where the characters are given child-like features to appear cute (small body, huge head, large eyes). Because of this heavy exaggeration, chibis are very easy to draw—no knowledge of human anatomy required! And once you can draw a chibi base, you can give it various outfits and facial expressions, which is also not hard to do. Because of this, drawing chibis can be a great activity for a beginner!
Today’s tutorial is going to be an absolute blast since we’re going to take a look at the process of drawing and illustrating the Minions, some of the funniest characters that have ever made an appearance on the big screen.
In today’s tutorial we’re going to learn how to create a set of messenger stickers to share on our chat apps. We will use basic Adobe Illustrator geometric shapes and tools, grasping some quick, useful tips along the way.
In this tutorial we’ll create six different animal portraits from one and the same circle! Let’s have fun making a set of trendy flat elements using basic shapes, the Shape Builder Tool, the Pathfinder panel and some other useful functions of Adobe Illustrator!