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December 12, 2014
1h 47m

In this Photoshop tutorial, we'll cover the process of creating female character concepts from scratch. We'll gather reference images, sketch out gesture poses for the characters, refine the anatomy of those poses, and use that as an under-drawing to create three character concepts. We'll color them in and render those colors to develop a "quick read" for the character concepts. Along the way, we'll discuss the importance of getting a "quick read" in your designs, as well as the importance of building a strong visual library. We'll also discuss what key areas to focus on during drawing versus what to focus on during coloring. By the end of this Photoshop training, you'll understand why keeping organized and on track in your work, as well as building on strong fundamentals, is key to creating compelling female character concepts. Software required: Photoshop CS4.

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About the author

Alex Kosakowski is a concept artist and illustrator in San Francisco.

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