Thursday, August 21, 2008

Create a simple cartoon scene[Part 1]

Final Version:

Day and Night Cartoon Scene by ~p0larBoy on deviantART

For the full view : Click here

Part 1: Creating Day

1.Create a new document: 1680px X 1024px

2.Fill up the background color with #87c8ff

This is the emulate sky color so you can adjust the sky color to your own preference.

3.Create Cloud

Make sure the foreground color is "White". Use the Ellipse Tool to create a one circle.

A. Use the Ellipse Tool to create a Circle.

B. Use the ellipse tool to create 3 more circle to create the Cloud Shape.

C. Click Shape 4 and while holding shift, click Shape 1 to select all 4 layers.

D. Right Click any layers and select "Merge Layers"

E. Rename the layer as "Cloud"

F. Go to the Blending Option by double clicking the Cloud Layer. Change the following settings.

Any light grey color will do.

G. Create a new layer on top of the Cloud Layer and rename it "Shiny".

H. With the Shiny layer selected, Ctrl-Click on the Cloud Layer to have the Cloud selection.

I. Fill up the Shiny Layer with #ffffff.

J. Using the Elliptical Tool and make sure the"Intersect with selection" is checked, select a part of the cloud.

K.Press Delete and Ctrl-D.

L. Select both "Cloud" and "Shiny" Layer and press Ctrl-G to group them together as "Clouds"

4.Create the Sun.

A. Create a layer call "Sun". Make sure it's below the Group "Clouds".

B. Use a Ellipse Tool to create a Circle and Fill it up with #ffbc00.

#fff775 and #ffbc00

C. Change the Blending Option.

D. Create a new layer call "Rays" and move it below the "Sun" layer.

E. With the Rays layer selected, Ctrl-Click on the "Sun" layer to switch on the Ellipse Selection. Fill it up with #fffffff.

F. Go to Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur.

G. Using the smudge tool, click and hold from the center of the sun and drag it outwards.

H. Continue this around the sun to form Sun Rays.

I. Change the Blending Option.

#fdffbd to #ffffff

J. Group two layers together and name it "Sun".

K. Tadah!!! Here's your Cloud and Sun.

5. Create the land

A. Create a new layer and name it "Land". Move it on top of "Background".

B. Using a Pen tool and the foreground color switched to #03f26e, draw out the land. make sure you don't just click around the borders when u reach the ends of the canvas. Give it abit more distance away from the borders just like it's shown on the picture below.

C. Change the Blending Option of "Land".

Here's what we got so far in Part 1

This is what we will achieve in Part 1 which is to create the Day scene. Part 2 will be up soon to add in the rainbow plus night scene

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

We want second part pls :)
Great Tutorial keep going


August 24, 2008 at 4:31 AM  
Anonymous p0larBoy said...

Thank anon.. Part 2 coming right up

August 24, 2008 at 12:48 PM  
Blogger Jeni Treehugger said...

Hi there
Did you ever do part 2?? Could you link it please.

October 21, 2010 at 9:32 PM  
Anonymous p0larBoy said...

Sorry Jeni. Got a little lazy here. I might be coming up with something soon. Check back in abit. :)

October 24, 2010 at 1:02 PM  
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