Now It’s Pretty Easy to Design a Cartoon Character [Tutorials]

Adobe Illustrator, Tutorials

In these days I watched so many Pixar studio, DreamWorks Animations and blue sky studio productions and love to create my own cartoon characters as my own imaginations, in this below list I got so many professional and helping cartoon characters design tutorials for learn amazing techniques of 3D character designs.  These cartoon tutorials have basic, intermediate level and some are advanced cartoon character tutorials that include perspective views, colorful presentation, character sketching, pen tool tricky tracing as line work sketches and vector interface designs.

These of all mind-blowing character design tutorials have step by step guides to get more techniques for draw desired cartoon character, this is mixup of adobe Photoshop and illustration skills, hopefully these of all tricky tutorials will give you complete process.

Create a “Minion” Character From the Despicable Me Movie

In today’s tutorial, we will use Photoshop and Illustrator to create a cute minion character.

Create a “Minion” Character From the Despicable Me Movie

Create a Super Happy Octopus Character

In Illustrator it’s really easy to create fun characters with some simple shapes and the Pathfinder Panel. In the following tutorial I will explain how to create a Happy Octopus Character. You can use these techniques and elements to create whatever character you want!

Create a Super Happy Octopus Character

PAINTING TUTORIAL

This tutorial outlines one process that works well for me. It is certainly not the only method, nor is it one that will always work (some are more mechanical/technical in their approach, while others may be much more open and loose). Most importantly, the process is not meant to be followed step by step; instead, it can simply be used as a guideline.

PAINTING TUTORIAL

Quick Tip: How to Create Vector Mascot Characters Using a Graphic Tablet

Today Russian illustrator Victoria Vasilyeva will share the secrets of her Illustration skills with us. She specializes in illustrating children’s books, advertising, creating characters and icons. In this Quick Tip you will learn more about how to take an illustration client from concept to final artwork, let’s get started!

Quick Tip: How to Create Vector Mascot Characters Using a Graphic Tablet

Drunken monkey Photoshop tutorial

This Adobe Photoshop tutorial is a guest article written by Sergio Ordóñez, 29 years old Spanish designer and illustrator who is working as a freelancer in SOSFactory since 2004. The article focuses on creating a visually appealing mascot and a logo and provides insights in the designer’s workflow and the design process itself.

Drunken monkey Photoshop tutorial

3D Max, Maya, Blender Tutorials to get Grip on Character Modeling & Animations

In this digital art era Animated movies getting lot of business in worldwide cinemas, we’ve lot of examples from famous pixar, warnerbros and disneyanimation best examples, we’re with digital artist work who sharing their knowledge from these awesome 3D Max Tutorials, Maya Lightening Tutorials, Cinema4D Tutorials, ZBrush Tutorials, Character Modeling and rendering Tutorials and 3D Animations Tutorials we focusing on beginners and advanced level artwork.

3D Max, Maya, Blender Tutorials to get Grip on Character Modeling & Animations

Character Design for the Boomrock Saints

In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to use Illustrator and Photoshop to create character designs for the Boomrock Saints. Let’s get started!

Character Design for the Boomrock Saints

How to Create a Stinking Zombie Flesh-Eater in Illustrator

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a cartoon zombie in Illustrator. Starting by creating a fresh corpse, we will then ‘yuck’ it up using a number of techniques. Let’s ‘rip’ this one apart!

How to Create a Stinking Zombie Flesh-Eater in Illustrator

Quick Tip: How to Cell Shade and add Texture to a Vector Comic Character

This tutorial will show you how to create a cell shaded character in Adobe Illustrator, this is a fast technique utilizing the Live Paint bucket for block coloring, the gradient tool to add depth and form, and masked blended shapes for texture.

Quick Tip: How to Cell Shade and add Texture to a Vector Comic Character

Drawing Homer Simpson

This tutorial will teach you how to draw the Simpson’s favorite character, Homer Simpson, from grounds up. Our drawing project will involve drawing the outline of the character, applying strokes to these outlines, and then using various selection tools to color Homer’s skin and clothing. Wel will then finish it off by adding shadows and highlights to make it look similar to the image below.

Drawing Homer Simpson

How to Color a Cute Character using Graphic Styles

Coloring a character sketch can sometimes take much longer than anyone expects. With a few layer tricks and Graphic Styles, I will show you how to create a character that is quick to ink, easy to edit and a breeze to re-color. Let’s get started!

How to Color a Cute Character using Graphic Styles

How to Create a Curious Owl in Illustrator CS4

Below is the final image we will be working towards. Want access to the full Vector Source files and downloadable copies of every tutorial,

How to Create a Curious Owl in Illustrator CS4

Create a Cute Vector Monster from a Pencil Sketch

I guess with recent topics being based on vector illustrations and cute characters, it’s about time for another Illustrator character tutorial. Previous versions saw the creation of Captain BlackSpoon and Freddy the Fish which seemed pretty popular, not to mention the quick and simple monster series. This time follow this Adobe Illustrator walkthrough on the creation of a cute little vector monster character, beginning with a quick pencil sketch on paper.

Create a Cute Vector Monster from a Pencil Sketch

Quick Tip: Create a Simple Character Face with Vector Shapes

Learn how to create a stylized and simple character face in Adobe Illustrator with Ryan Quintal. It’s all the elipse and pen tool in this one, as we’re going to use solid colors, basic shapes, and use Illustrator’s “Width” tool to create some beautiful lines. Once you’re done, you’ll have a template that’s ready to go for a wide variety of faces for characters and animation.

Quick Tip: Create a Simple Character Face with Vector Shapes

How to create your own vector cartoon character

Follow this tutorial to create your own vector character, Freddy the Fish.

How to create your own vector cartoon character

Create a Character Mascot with Adobe Illustrator CS4

In this intermediate Illustrator tutorial you will be shown how to create a vector character mascot from a sketch in Adobe Illustrator CS4. The techniques in this tutorial can easily be applied to other illustrations, icons, and design elements; as well as legacy versions of Illustrator.

Create a Character Mascot with Adobe Illustrator CS4

Sketch To Vector – Bird

Today I am going to illustrate a “bird” from sketch to vector. To do this tutorial, you need to have some basic of illustrator drawing technique or you can refer to my previous tutorial.

Sketch To Vector – Bird

How to Illustrate a Cute Emo Kid

so in this tutorial I will take you through the process of drawing these cuties. The concept is based on the Emo trend and I will take you trough all the steps from sketch to full color vector. I am using Illustrator CS3, pen, paper, scanner, and Wacom tablet.

How to Illustrate a Cute Emo Kid

Create Textured European Goldfinch Characters

Make a unique character design of a European Goldfinch with paint splatters and textures. The techniques used will be Live Trace, Pathfinder, Transparency, Distort, Warp and Clipping Masks. We’ll give this character a unique look and fun personality.

Create Textured European Goldfinch Characters

Drawing cute anime kids

Drawing cute anime kids

How to Create a Slick Anime Character in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to draw an Anime Style character. To start, we’ll rely on basic shapes and the Brush Tool. Also, you’ll learn one of my personal techniques I call “The Front Mirror” which I use for almost any of my animation projects. This technique will save you lots of time, and will help you to draw many characters for your projects in a very fast way.

How to Create a Slick Anime Character in Photoshop

Create Line Art for a Medieval Robot Character Illustration

This tutorial is part of a 25-part video tutorial series demonstrating everything you will need to know to start producing digital art in Photoshop. Digital Art for Beginners, by Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor, Martin Perhiniak will begin by teaching you how to draw in Photoshop.

Create Line Art for a Medieval Robot Character Illustration

Create a Traditional Japanese Koi Carp Illustration

This tutorial will take the intermediate Adobe Illustrator user through the techniques and processes needed to imitate what the Japanese have perfected.

Create a Traditional Japanese Koi Carp Illustration

How to Make an Animated Paper Robot

In this tutorial we’ll go through the steps of designing and making an animated paper robot character. Not just a picture, this is a moving character that will sit nicely on top of your computer monitor. Push the robot body up and down and he stretches out his robot claws! We’ll start with the lines ready and learn the craft of coloring and then physically putting this paper character together.

How to Make an Animated Paper Robot

Creating a character

In this tutorial, the artist teaches you how to create a funny futuristic character. You’ll see the basic principles of drawing, designing and coloring.

Creating a character

Create a Student Character Mascot with Adobe Illustrator

This is an intermediate Illustrator tutorial level where you can learn how to create a vector student character mascot from a sketch in Adobe Illustrator. The techniques can easily be applied to other character design, illustrations or icons.

Create a Student Character Mascot with Adobe Illustrator

Draw a Pirate Character in Photoshop

Character design might be one of the most fun things that you can do in Photoshop. Today, we will demonstrate how to draw a pirate character in Photoshop. Let’s get started!

Draw a Pirate Character in Photoshop

Drawing a Cartoon Magician

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Drawing a Cartoon Magician

Create Character Driven Book Cover Art Using Illustrator and Photoshop – Part 1

In this two part tutorial on creating the “Let’s Go To Monster School!” book cover, I’ll show you a complete process from initial sketch to the final artwork, using an Illustrator to Photoshop integrated workflow. In Part 1 we will employ Illustrator to trace our hand drawn sketch, lay down the shapes and define the basic colors.

Create Character Driven Book Cover Art Using Illustrator and Photoshop – Part 1

How to Create a Cool Monkey Character in Illustrator

In this tutorial, yo’re going to be creating a monkey character illustration using Adobe Illustrator. You’ll be using basic Shape Tools, the Pen Tool and various other Illustrator techniques to create the illustration.

How to Create a Cool Monkey Character in Illustrator

Use a Tablet to Create Stunning Comic Book Fan Art Illustrations

In today’s tutorial we will review some tips and tricks when working with a digital tablet and Photoshop. The artwork we will use is a fan art illustration of the Knights of the Zodiac character.

Use a Tablet to Create Stunning Comic Book Fan Art Illustrations

How to Get that Anime Look in Photoshop Using a Flexible Workflow

In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to get that smooth shiny Anime look. We’ll start with a simple character outline and build the correct hierarchy for the base colors, tones and highlights. Also, we’ll learn how to work with this “method” for later projects in case the client or director will ask for changes.

How to Get that Anime Look in Photoshop Using a Flexible Workflow

How to Create an Original Pin-Up Girl in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will be taking you through the steps that I do when creating a cartoon pin-up. I will start off with thumbnails and continue on to the final image. Along the way, I will be sharing with you my techniques and thought process when it comes to creating an original image with Photoshop. Let’s get started!

How to Create an Original Pin-Up Girl in Photoshop

How to Design a Cheeky Koala Mascot Head

This tutorial will show you how to combine basic shapes with some clever coloring and blending to make a fantastic looking koala character.

How to Design a Cheeky Koala Mascot Head

Drawing a Cool Cartoon Robot

Drawing a Cool Cartoon Robot

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Comments and Discussions

  1. AJAX loaders, 5 March 2012

    Niiiice! Loved Bender’s Max tutorial. I use 3dsmax as an amateur and was always afraid to start drawing bodies with “bones”. Did not think it’s THAT easy. Thanks!

  2. Shamoun, 18 April 2013

    Oh My God, so much creative stuff!
    Really useful articles and many new tutorials.
    Thank You TL

  3. Shazu, 24 April 2013

    Great this is a inspiring selection, i like anime style tutorials and pirate character, thanks a lot for those useful Tutorials

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