TUTORIAL: IrkensTUTORIAL: Irkens6 years ago in Paint Shop Pro
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Welcome to my second tutorial submission, this one having to do with a something that has been requested of me via note by many people, many times: a guide to drawing Irkens. Just like my last tutorial, all image references will be listed amd linked in the "author's comments" section below with each corresponding name for said references in brackets. I also use Paint Shop Pro 8 for all my digital artwork and such.
Now, while some people are under the impression that drawing in the "Invader Zim" style is a science in its own right, I'll have to disagree. When looking at screenshots from the show, you'll notice that the shading is almost always done the same way throughout every single frame; yes, I know that animations are supposed to be consistent in cartoons, but that's not my point. If you step back and take the time to draw lines with your mind along the edges of the shading, you'll see what I'm talking about. Everything in the show, from the characters themselves to the backgrounds