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How to Paint a Furry Cartoon Character in Photoshop

How to Paint a Furry Cartoon Character in Photoshop
In this tutorial, we will explain how to create a furry cartoon character in Photoshop. Let's get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Step 1 When you design characters, start doodling to find the shape and proportions is a good way to get something interesting, and a good starting point to get the base of what will be the final creation. Step 2 Once the idea is clear, let's start creating. Step 3 Now, let's create the iris, to save time we will create one eye, and then copy and paste it on the other one afterwards. Step 4 For the iris texture will be necessary to create a custom brush, which subsequently will be useful for the fur also. Step 5 Once brush is created, it's time to adjust its settings, go to Brush Settings (F5) and on the Brush Tip Shape tab adjust Spacing slider, and on the Shape Dynamics tab tweak controls as shown, play with them making some tests till get necessary behavior, idea is to paint a radial iris texture.

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