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CDC - Tribesman Process

I was asked to upload a process of the tribesman I did for the Character Design Challenge recently, so here it is! :)

6. Some finishing touches and that, as they say, is that!

6. Some finishing touches and that, as they say, is that!

5. Then it's on to the lighting. As long as the lineart and flat colors are done properly I usually find this step surprisingly quick! I go about lighting a bit differently from time to time, but usually it's mostly about adding shadows to define form.

5. Then it's on to the lighting. As long as the lineart and flat colors are done properly I usually find this step surprisingly quick! I go about lighting a bit differently from time to time, but usually it's mostly about adding shadows to define form.

4. Flat colors. This may very well be the part of my process that takes most time, getting colors down and getting them to work together.

4. Flat colors. This may very well be the part of my process that takes most time, getting colors down and getting them to work together.

3. And the lineart! Here's where I put on a movie and just get those lines down.

3. And the lineart! Here's where I put on a movie and just get those lines down.

2. Here I take the sketch further, pushing proportions and thinking a lot about visual harmony and getting a cohesive whole.

2. Here I take the sketch further, pushing proportions and thinking a lot about visual harmony and getting a cohesive whole.

1. This was the initial sketch for this picture. I tend to start quite stiff just to get some of teh design down before I take it further.

1. This was the initial sketch for this picture. I tend to start quite stiff just to get some of teh design down before I take it further.