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Character Sketch Process
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By LuigiL   |   Watch
Published: November 10, 2012
© 2012 - 2019 LuigiL
I thought it would be nice to share one of the ways I sketch out character ideas.

I first sketch the simple head and body shapes, then I sketch lines for legs and arms to create a pose template. I then use the sketches to create a final character design :D

It's a fun way for me to just create random characters!

I hope you like it!
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Adobe Photoshop CS5 Macintosh
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MrMopoke's avatar
MrMopokeStudent Digital Artist
I cannot express how much this has helped me in the past. Thank you for making this!
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DarinHuddy Digital Artist
:D (Big Grin) nice job!
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night27shadowHobbyist General Artist
The raMbo like guy is hotttt
tittemisao's avatar
Interesting process, ty for sharing
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Blackstar2705Student Digital Artist
Really helpful! I love it!
Feyjane's avatar
FeyjaneProfessional General Artist
Very cool!
romelfrost's avatar
romelfrostProfessional Digital Artist
great..... Thanks for this one :) 
yasser-hashem's avatar
yasser-hashemHobbyist Digital Artist
super
aRBy125's avatar
Interesting and helpful process
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CartoonWatchProfessional Traditional Artist
super helpful man thx
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dog-green-1Professional General Artist
Love it.
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SQUIRRELADORHobbyist Traditional Artist
This really helped me better understand how to come up with cartoony characters. Great work. :)
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begginerartist12Student General Artist
little bit of a leap between the 3rd and 4th one but still helpful
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xXxLostGirlxXXHobbyist General Artist
Wow, this is so cool!
HisaeYoshino's avatar
hello! awesome art you have here :D
can I ask you something? I'm still a noob, so sorry if this is a noobish question XD
what brush/settings do you use to look so much like pencil?
thanks! ^^
Umashin's avatar
awesome! i've always wondered what goes through the heads of people with cartoony styles. I can't draw what i can't see and even then its not exactly accurate but this has expanded my mind! thanks a lot
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IMangameStudent
You are awesome as hell.
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CapulineStudent Traditional Artist
when you do all those shapes do you have any idea of what you will do ?
I'm trying to do the same but without previous idea it's a bit difficult ^^"
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HaloIlovuProfessional Digital Artist
thx
Quick-Step's avatar
Quick-StepHobbyist
This is a pretty cool way of doing bodies, this idea has helped me with some of my new pieces. Thank you for sharing.
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nat-tamaStudent Digital Artist
I love all of them, but especially the guy on the right! Wicked cool...
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Kisah-sanStudent Digital Artist
Interesting method, simple but efficient :)
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RheJulMagHobbyist General Artist
Steps 1 to 3, fairly easy. Step 4, not so much =P

But yes, fun indeed.
JadeBrazil's avatar
It looks so much easy, but no hahaha
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