A few tips on rendering Organic Characters for production


Art by Craig Mullins

Hey Everyone, I just had a quick question for artists who might know best. What are some tips on rendering realistic characters without using photos as much, quickly in production? If you have a bit of a system that you use or even a good Gumroad tutorial that’s great for teaching how to achieve it that would be Amazing!



You have to master anatomy/figure/clothing and adopt impressionistic sensibilities so you’re not dwelling on unnecessary details/polish and focus on imparting a credible looking overall impression instead (accurate values/colors, readability of forms).