Ready to bring your own storybook character to life? Grab your iPad, fire up Procreate, and let your creativity flow! In this tutorial I will walk you through every step of crafting a storybook-style character illustration, perfect for both seasoned users and beginners.
By the end of this tutorial, you’ll have a vibrant, sunlit character set against a stylized background with a lovely blend of warm and cool tones. Remember, the journey doesn’t end here. Keep experimenting with different colors and brushes to add your unique touch to your creations!
- 6B Pencil
- Round Chalk
- Soft Brush
- 3500 x 3500 pixels
- Face Construction: Starting with a simple circle and line method to form the base structure of the face
- Sketch Refinement: Enhancing your initial sketch to add facial features and details
- Layer Management: Using layers effectively for different parts of the illustration like face, neck, hair, and clothing.
- Coloring Techniques: Applying base colors and detailed shading to bring the character to life.