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How I draw in Pokemon style.

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The eff happened to the submit page ._.

Anyways on we go. Decided to do this at class due to the number of requests I have received in drawing in this style. It's free to download, so go on ahead. It's alright if you trace over this and practice but you will learn faster if you do your own thing while taking this as a guide. I'm not a pro on this thing so there will be inaccuracies in what I do. It's all based on my own observation and what I've learned in anatomy.

As for the Pikachu and Charmander, someone asked about how I draw them. Well I don't really do a lot of Pokemon drawings, but I'd say references are a really great help. I find charmander to be a bean-shaped Pokemon while Pikachu's simplified into a little blob with heavy thighs XD I wish I could explain but I have no idea with what I'm doing either. /shot. No no really, it was my first take on that Charmander so forgive me for any inaccuracies TuT Just draw the basic shapes first, then add the details.

I think I've explained enough with the details, but if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask. I'd be happy to help!

I do not own this style nor Pikachu and Charmander. The characters are sample characters and have no names :3

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spiritofkohakuriver's avatar

Wow, this is SO helpful!

What did u use to make it

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sRioni's avatar
Forgot to save it in my favs, luckily I found it again :D
sRioni's avatar
Really useful, thank you!
ShootingStar03's avatar
I'm trying to do this with a mouse can you give me advice
ShootingStar03's avatar
It'll be a lot easier if you do this by pen and paper first, though--I promise you, it doesn't have to be digital! 
DragonTamer40's avatar
this really helped!! thx :D (Big Grin) 
EthanTavitas's avatar
Could you show us how to draw them in front and side view and all ages?
EthanTavitas's avatar
Hope you don't mind if I borrow these, thanks.
chaseisdunwithyou's avatar
How do you change poses when you draw Pokemon? I really struggle with that
ShootingStar03's avatar
Use references! As you do, tweak the proportions to meet the Pokemon style's standard. It takes so much practice so you have to be patient with yourself.
chaseisdunwithyou's avatar
Aaah thank you!!! I'll try that!
ClasherX35's avatar
Well, this helps, but im troubled cause i cant get it exact at all.
ShootingStar03's avatar
Keep trying, friend!
ShadowLovley's avatar
I'm hopefully gonna use this style for my trainers :D Thank you and Merry Christmas ^^
swe191's avatar
Thanks! I hope to learn how to draw in this style, so this is very helpful.
ScribbleArt1048's avatar
Do you use the same face shape and eyes (without the eyelashes) for boys?
ShootingStar03's avatar
Yup!! I just make sure the proportions are slightly different for guys--like you mentioned, lashes, less defined lower lip, slightly longer face etc =P
LilChelseaxox's avatar
This is very helpful! :D
Kariru851's avatar
Can I download this please?? It'll be really helpful.
Kariru851's avatar
Awesome!! Thank you so much :D
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