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Color over humanoid character pencil drawing

Color over humanoid character pencil drawing.  Mutant humanoid creature concept design Photoshop sketch tutorial process. Manga Tutorial How to draw and color face biped or human creature step by step color sketch for comics, manga and video game. The creature drawing are some kind of experimental scribble sketchy I just play around with color and value stuff. :)

This one I am trying to make it looks raw mimicking water color or gauche on illustration board. It turns out ok I think.

I usually sketch some crazy design in my sketchbook almost everyday when I ever I got my hands free and sitting around the house or coffee shop.

Final image:

1) This one I start off with pencil (I usually prefer 3b for sketching other than pen). Then I scanned it in and play around with Photoshop or Gimp.
mutant humanoid creature character design

2) Base colors and basic values
mutant humanoid creature character design

3) Tightening up value and color more, refine shapes.
mutant humanoid creature character design

4) Adjust lighting and values.
mutant humanoid creature character design

5) Add under lighting.
mutant humanoid creature character design

Sorry guys, no video today. :)

Drawing Software & Tools I used and recommended:-Genius MousePen 6x8
-Wacom Intuos3 6X8 Pen Tablet
-Bamboo (Small) Pen Tablet (new from Wacom!) Economy for everyone.Softwares:
-Gimp (Free Download)
-Adobe Photoshop CS2 (Professional software)
*You can just use pencil, paper, markers on this one...just practice rendering.

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** If you have any basic questions or specific please looked up Q/A section. Most of the time your questions has already been answered in Q/A.

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pokepetter said…
Do you know any good exersises to get better at controlling value?
Luca said…
Yeah good question pokepetter!

Well Xia, nice one! the coloring effect is like drawing it on a brown-paper using chalks, at least that's how it looks for me. Wonderful bro!

By the way... it's been quite some time that I wanted to tell you about a photoshop shortcut key. I noticed that you duplicate the layers by dragging them down... well maybe you know it already but I usually duplicate layers by pressing CTRL+J. Hope it helps!

XIA said…
Pokepetter> Ah! good thinking! I will do some research on that or ask around. :)
XIA said…
Luca> Thanks buddy! Yeah, I might have forgetten that short cut. cuz I also make my own hot keys that I often use. Thanks and I will be back with some answer, hopefully.
XIA said…
Pokepetter & Luca> I actually find something super cool about value practice...Mua ha ha ha...but give me a couple weeks to do a tutorial on it. They will be awesome! I can't wait. And Luca, more landscaping tutorial in coming up sometimes early next week...keep your eyes and RSS open!
Luca said…
Yeah brother... you made me curious now! (although I'm not a curious person!) lol :D
I'm constantly entering this blog and wathcing "old" videos because as you told me once, there is always a hidden message - at least for me!

Also thanks for remembering about the landscape (much appreciated), I am currently working on one too, will upload it as soon as I finish it!

Thanks again bro!

negar said…
ha ha .. i like his nose:))
and i can`t wait to see the landscape tutorial..
XIA said…
negar> Thanks, I guess you could call that a nose. :) Landscape is coming really soon.
XIA said…
luca> Ha ha, it's a secret for now...but it is really affective method as far as they told me.
Anyway, post them on the community when you are done :)

negar> Ah, almost forgot...nice self portrait you got on the community page. Keep them coming. :)
dahaca6022 said…
"Mua ha ha ha!" That sounded EVIL!
I hope you are going to share the info.(at least with me :D)
Anyway.Is it good to draw with pressure or not.I see Xia doesn't use it.
Anyway.Today a saw an awesome curtain!
XIA said…
dahaca6022> Yes, you have to have the pressure on, but how sensitive is up to you. I just don't really use the airbrush button icon. Cool Curtain?!!! Show US!!!
Mua ha ha ha, poof! *disappear*
dahaca6022 said…
Well I have 1024 level pen pressure.And what does that "airbrush" icon do?When I press it nothing happens.some times the pressure turns off by it self.Going to do more research about it.
About the curtain, I fagot to take a picture.
I will search for the value training at school too.
Luca said…
dahaca6022 > well bro basically the airbrush puts ink/ color according to the pressure you make (without moving the cursor). If you untick the airbrush you'll see that inks comes out when you move the cursor. Try making a dot. first make it without the airbrush and you'll see that the pressure is useless as long as you dont move the cursor the ink wont come out. Next try to make the dot with the airbrush and you'll see that according to the pressure, ink will spread.

Sry for my english - hope you've understood me!

XIA said…
dahaca> Sorry I am a little late, you have your answer thanks to Luca. :)

Luca> Thanks for having my back brother.