Illustration: Cartoonize a Real-Life Character

Illustration: Cartoonize a Real-Life Character

Do you want to draw people and give them a special touch? Join Diego and learn to create amazing illustrations with which you can fill your portfolio and leave everyone with their jaw to the floor, so... What are we waiting for?

About this course

It's hard to capture the essence of a person and turn them into a cartoon, but with some tips and a bit of practice we'll be able to do so. 

In this course you'll learn how through reference analysis we can achieve that a person easily transforms into a 'cartoon' version without losing their main features.

What project are you going to develop?

Partiendo de referencias fotográficas, convertiremos actores en dibujos animados.

Starting with photographic references, we'll turn actors in cartoons.

What you'll learn:

  • To analyze the features on a person
  • To construct from basic shapes
  • To ink and color a cartoon character

Who is this course for?

This course is meant for people that are passionate for illustration or animation with a base knowledge of drawing and a very basic level on Photoshop.

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Course Details

Beginner level 1h 43m 10 lessons 2,634 users


Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop


Diego Rodríguez
Diego Rodríguez
Diego Rodríguez Teacher

Diego Rodríguez is an illustrator specialized in character design. He’s also a 3D artist and has participated in games for mobile devices and animation.