Easy Coloring a Cartoon Using Photoshop for Beginners !
This is a tutorial for the beginners as we have been seeing many advanced tutorials till now i would like to start of with the simple and basic Photoshop coloring. I use a Photoshop CS4 this simple work can be done in any version of Photoshop.
Now we shall learn how to do this character !
First Draw this cartoon character in an A4 size paper and using markers make a final hard copy
Scan the copy and set the gray scale may be using simple picasa software so that the black out lines are clearly seen
Now open Photoshop software and go to
File > Open and select the file where you have stored the soft scanned character
Now Select the Color for the body of this Character from the color pallet
Now using the fill option fill the portion you want
Now similarly choose various colors and fill the other parts of the character
Now to give the yellow background choose the whiter background portion using the Magic tool from the tools option
Now choose the Brush tool and select the color you want along with the brush size adjustments
For Increasing the size of the brush use " ] " and to decrease the size use " [ " now make the background with one click
To de-select the portion Press Ctrl + d
Now save the image by using the File option > Save As >
Type Filename and Format as JPG and press Save
An active Box may appear saying JPEG option Do the following settings and press Ok
Here is the final Out put
Am sure this tutorial would help you how to start off with Photoshop !