Duration:02 h 32 m
Learn to draw characters by hand in the Japanese style of kawaii and digitize them in Procreate
In this class, you will learn the basics of kawaii illustration, including the creation of round characters with big eyes and the use of bright, cheerful colors. Sara Gaiaudi, also known as TaylorRoss1, will guide you through the process of creating digital kawaii-style drawings and illustrate a comic strip with characters from your favorite story. You will also learn how to customize your designs and turn them into unique objects such as stickers or phone cases. This class is perfect for those who love cute and colorful illustrations and want to learn how to create their own kawaii characters.
What will you learn in this online course?
In this class, you will learn:
- The basics of kawaii illustration style and its characteristics, such as proportions, color schemes, and the concept of cuteness
- How to create a comic strip and illustrate a story using kawaii characters
- How to use Procreate and its basic features and shortcuts
- How to sketch, draw, and add facial expressions to your characters
- How to digitize your sketch and work on it in Procreate, including using the right brushes, colors, and adding light and shadows
- How to export and prepare your composition for printing and uploading to various platforms to turn it into a physical object.
What is this course’s project?
Illustrate a kawaii-style comic strip based on a classic story.
Who is this online course for?
Anyone who is interested in the kawaii illustration style and wants to learn how to create their own kawaii characters and comic strips
Requirements and materials
You will learn:
- The basics of kawaii illustration style and how to apply it to your drawings
- How to use Procreate to digitize your sketches and enhance your illustrations
- Techniques for creating expressive characters and backgrounds
- How to add light and shadow to your illustrations for a more dynamic look
- How to export and prepare your illustrations for printing and merchandise.