For this illustration I decided to use Corel Painter 11. I don’t have much experience with the program so getting comfortable painting took a bit of time. It is quite different from Photoshop, and it took me a bit of time to adjust to the differences. After finishing this piece I can say that Painter is a wonderful program and I will definitely continue using it in the future. I actually made this illustration for a contest, but I couldn’t finish in time unfortunately. I decided to finish it anyway and here’s the final piece:
I created this mainly with painter, but I also used Photoshop to fix things here and there.
Stages of painting:
For this challenge, I just created different costumes for the same pose for exploration. Later, I will choose one and create either a character sheet, or a final drawing since I will be entering this in a character design contest.
She loves stripes just like me!
A simple owl character design.
My idea for this character design was to create two siblings that recently moved to another town with their family. I was going for a slightly nerdy, yet confident pair of teens.
For day 1 of my Character Design Challenge, I decided to do a cartoon version of myself. I think that it turned out pretty well, but I think maybe I could have added more facial expressions to capture my character.