Its been a while since we have last posted an article about character design and so today we’ve created a cute collection of character design illustrations to inspire you. Remember that you can submit your work and if we like we ll showcase it to our website.
How to Design a Character [Tuts]
How to create a cartoon character with expressive lines
Cartoon-character drawing involves a lot of techniques and styles, whether it is for one-tone characters or colorful multi-layered ones. In this tutorial, you’ll see the necessary steps for creating a multi-colored cartoon character with shading.
Create a super-happy octopus character
With Illustrator, it’s really easy to create fun characters just with simple shapes and the Pathfinder panel. Use these techniques and elements to create whatever character you want!
How to turn a sketch into a fat cat vector illustration
This tutorial guides you from sketchbook to screen: a “fat cat” doodled with biro and translated into a neat vector caricature. Intermediate knowledge of Adobe Illustrator is recommended.
Drunken monkey Photoshop tutorial
In this tutorial, the artist explains step by step how he designed this attractive character. He reviews the entire design process, from first sketches and drafts to final touches with Adobe Photoshop.
How to create a cute bunny vector character
In this Illustrator tutorial, the artist shows you how to create a cute bunny character. This tutorial makes use of simple shapes and gradients that are easy to apply to illustrations of other characters. The great thing is that you don’t have to be an amazing artist to do it!
Create a cute panda bear face icon
In this easy-to-follow tutorial, the artist shows you how to create a cute panda bear face icon, all from ellipses (well, and one rectangle for the background). The great thing is that you can easily apply these techniques to your other projects.
PING WONG – Design, Illustrations
Irma Gruenholz – Character Design, Illustration
Laura Osorno – Graphic Design Illustration
Cathleen Wolter – Fine Arts, Illustration
MKT4 – Character Design, Painting
Cesc Grané – Design, Digital Art
Cesc Grané is a digital illustrator whose iconography is inspired by Japanese aesthetics and art toys. His imaginary is inhabited by loads of simple characters through which he builds particular worlds and elaborates dreamy and positive stories.