Preview Step 1: Create a new file. Set as following picture. Step 2: Shift+Ctrl+N, create a new layer. Step 3: Draw. In this drawing, I use the #19 brush which is showing in the following. Step 4: After the sketch part, Create 3 new layers for cleaning lines. Step 5: Change opacity of layer “sketch” as following. Step 6: Clean lines as following step Layer 1 Layer 2 Draw the eyes on layer 3. Result. Step 7: Start coloring. On layer2, select the following area and then select inverse. Step8: Ctrl+Shift+N, create a “skin” layer as following. Step 9: Go to the Skin layer, press G, use the paint tool to paint the select area on the skin Layer. *change Opacity to 30—50. (Depending on your taste.) Result: Use darker color to add shadow effect Step 10: Go to layer 1, select the following area. And select inverse. Create a new layer called “hair” G again, Use tool as before. Add shadows as before. Result: Step 11: Create a new layer called “eye”. Add colors for the eyes. Step 12: Create a new layer and put it on the top. Draw some high light. Step 13: Merge Layers 1, 2, 3. Then change the Opacity to 15. Step 14: Create a new layer called “outline”. Draw the final line. Use whatever colors you want. (I used the dark green for the hair’s outline and brown for the face outline) Step 15: Clean each layer,and Ctrl+L change the level. Step 16: Create a new layer for drawing the back ground. Step 17: Select the following area and inverse select. Step 18: Delete, to delete the selected area. Step 19:Change brush, use this brush makes the outline brighter. Step 20: Sign it! Like a true artist. Written by Cecilia.
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