Storybook Character

We’ll have so much fun creating our own storybook character in this step by step tutorial! We’ll start with basic shapes and slowly build up our girl character. I’m sure you can do it too! Just don’t forget to share your result because I always love seeing so many variations. Have fun!

Brushes used:

  • Monoline Brush
  • Old Brush
  • 2B Compressed
  • Round Chalk Brush
  • Script Brush
  • Fineliner Brush
  • Soft Brush
  • Basic Flo Brush
  • Smudgy Hair Brush
  • Dark Noise Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2500 x 2500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Creating Basic Shapes and Transforming Them: Learn how to draw perfect circles and transform them into different shapes using the Liquify tool
  • Layer Management and Clipping Masks: Master the use of layers, Alpha Lock, and clipping masks to neatly organize your artwork and apply textures and colors efficiently
  • Texturing Techniques: Gain skills in adding textures using various brushes for a more dynamic and layered illustration
  • Adding Depth with Shadows: Learn how to create shadows and depth by using the multiply blend mode and adjusting opacity
  • Detailing with Highlights and Lines: Enhance your character with highlights, detailed lines, and hair textures to bring it to life

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