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Stylized Cartoon Tutorial by Raindropmemory Stylized Cartoon Tutorial by Raindropmemory
Well, here's my very first tutorial.
The title is '3 Basic Steps to Stylized Cartoon Drawing'


Hope you enjoy reading.

Your opinion matters~! :heart:
Feel free to tell me what you think!
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:icondeborahshannon:
DeborahShannon Featured By Owner May 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
please make tutorial on your watercolor coloring technique to make it look like the ones in you illustrations folder
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navmun6485 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013
nice thoughts
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:iconpiimocial:
Piimocial Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I like the second sketch :))))
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:iconweakrope:
WeakRope Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
Perfect nice tutorial with very interesting details!
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:iconwhip-chan:
Whip-Chan Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
In my opinion, youre really good at making tutorials. You should make some more.
YOLO!!!!!!!!!
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:iconbobbinasu:
BobbinaSu Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're such a great teacher! You have many good techniques and tips, and make it reader-friendly. They're cute, funny, and helpful! Keep up the good work!
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:iconrixaya:
rixaya Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2012  Hobbyist
your tutorials really give that motivational feeling. the way you use your words make me fell really warm haha ^^
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:iconaspecteleven:
aspecteleven Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
Your drawings remind me of Hayao Miyazaki / Studio Ghibli...real cool :)
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:iconkawai666:
kawai666 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
can I get the coloring tutorial too? =D
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:iconjumpingpopo:
JumpingPopo Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2011
This is awesome! I can't draw for toffee, but this is great! I must try this! If I post anything, I'll send you a link to it!
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Sine-Cura Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your style! it's so free flowing!
It just gives a nice sense to the world around you :)
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:iconraindropmemory:
Raindropmemory Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2011   Digital Artist
Thank you~! :meow:=D
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:iconlaviluv:
laviluv Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
nice! i've seen your gallery and i think your arts aren't just bout 'nostalgia' or 'child story style'. the way you draw and paint clearly reveals your passion and feeling. it feels to me like every pictures you've painted are honest :) keep up!
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Raindropmemory Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2011   Digital Artist
you're welcome! :D
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:iconpeixe96:
Peixe96 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2011  Hobbyist Filmographer
This is awesome, thanks for the tips =D
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tamtam591 Featured By Owner May 26, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh man!! i'm really like your art.. it's look so cool and I used a picture as a part from my art.. :)
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DeadSkullFace Featured By Owner May 18, 2011
whenever i draw in one continous line (like that circle thing at the end) i end up making the line way to dark, because halfway through the shpae i panic lmao
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ShyGirl0-0 Featured By Owner May 17, 2011
best tips ever!!
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:icona-scarf-for-kitsu:
a-scarf-for-kitsu Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2011
I really want to try to draw your art style... Is that okay with you?
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a-scarf-for-kitsu Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2011
I love how you don't doubt yourself about your drawing skills. :3 You're always so positive, whereas some people say 'this drawing sucks' just to get attention. You truly are a real artist. :huggle:
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beiidii Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2010
you know what? YOU MUST HAVE A WATERCOLOUR TUTORIAL!!!!!!!!!!!! <3<3<3
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:iconlorain05:
lorain05 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hi there! your tutorial has been featured here>>>[link]
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:iconthebestcamila:
thebestcamila Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2010
This cat is wonderful! You're my inspiration, all my icons, and my pc wallpaper (and cell phone wallpaper) have you in!
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:iconweerawan:
weerawan Featured By Owner May 8, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Very good tutorial.Thanks you for sharing kub.
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BobbyC87 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2009
This is a well laid-out tutorial, easy to understand and helpful. :)
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Cappippuni Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2009
Thanks a lot!
I'm very happy to see your comment! ^^

This encourage me to make new artworks and, maybe, an iconset (I started to make my own handmade iconset with colorpencils some months ago... Maybe I will release my "Lemonade at Work" iconset soon... Good idea?)...

Hmm... I will take my colorpencils, a sheet, listening musics on my iPod for more ideas, reading your tutorials and your technique, and let's go for a new artwork!
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:iconraindropmemory:
Raindropmemory Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2009   Digital Artist
Yeah, that'll be good!:)
^^ Keep practicing and you'll be better and better.
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:iconcappippuni:
Cappippuni Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2009
Your tutorials are so amazing!
I think this tutorial will help me for my next artworks...
My drawing technique is very ugly (I don't have watercolors, so, I use only standard colorpencils and, some modifications with Photoshop...), but, your work inspire me so much for creating new art!
Thanks a lot for sharing your techniques!
Hmm... Maybe I will try to make a funny character based on this tutorial for my next artwork...
Good idea?

So, keep up this very, oh! very amazing work!
I love your gallery so much!
You are the most greatest artist I've never seen on the Internet! ^-^
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thewizardess Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2009  Student General Artist
your art inspires me so much! It's not common to see art that makes you truly happy just looking at it but your art does that for me. Thanks for sharing your tips! Makes me want to try it myself :)
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Minnie2 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2009
a very cute tutorial...
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adriennengo Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2009
i added all ur tuts to my faves. they are so irresistible to add!! u hav a unique style. id like to see mor of ur style in childrens books tho..
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SpookyCookie Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2009
This is a great tutorial! I wish you would do something similiar with shading :)
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megatronxx Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2009
This is amazing! I thought I would never draw something but when I visited your page and saw this tutorial I was like "I have to draw now!!". You helped me so much you can't believe >_<
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MasiaJoi Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2009
Thanks! :D
This helped inspire me more to improve my drawing!
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boredbasilisk Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2009
this totally helped me a LOT. i was trying to draw cartoon people, and i was having a really hard time deciding what they were going to look like. when i read "pick the most outstanding part" i knew that i had to essentially plan what i wanted to make that person look like. thank you so much!
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Arthemis-Pink Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your tutorials! They inspire me a lot!
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CrazyLoveChild Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2009
Amazing tutorial! To be honest, I never really thought of the characterization of the subjects like that.

Now everytime I want to draw a cartoon like this, I'll point out key features like you mentioned!

Thank you so much =^^= ~<3
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carurah Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2009
:D You have a beautifull style and I loved your tutorials!!!
I have serious dificultties in draw simple lines as you and figure out what is the real essencial part...
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XoXOdexDexDeathXoX Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! I'd really appreciate that =D
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:iconraindropmemory:
Raindropmemory Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2009   Digital Artist
It's watercolor. ^^
I'll try to make the tutorial in the future. =D
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XoXOdexDexDeathXoX Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
What colors do you use? I saw you nostalgia tut, so I know you use color pencils for the outline, but I would really appreciate it if you could tell me what you use to color in the art? I'm a beginner and I love your work and how the colors come out smokey, yet gentle.
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:iconraindropmemory:
Raindropmemory Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2009   Digital Artist
=D Oh, glad my tutorial helpful.
Thank you~! ^^:heart:
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xrainfirex Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2009
很好!我觉得会帮很多人,因为有呢么多好看的画。
Erm. Felt like writing Chinese.

It's really good! I think it'll help lotsa people because there are many bright, colourful and HELPFUL visuals. Some people learn better with visuals. And THAT is art. :)
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aneesah Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Haha, I didn't think I could bear with the precise measuring and scaled drawings but I think I like it. The fact that everything needs a reason. Or else it will be even more subjective and abstract and I probably can't handle that either. :hmm:

That said, we do sometimes feel like we're going to die, every few weeks, in fact. ;P
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:iconraindropmemory:
Raindropmemory Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2009   Digital Artist
I used to draw theatre stage plan once, and feel like I'm going to die, because everything have to precisely measured & drawn.=D
Looks like I'm not architecture type.

By the way, you have a great patience to study Architecture!:):heart:
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aneesah Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I think what you said about not worrying, just do it, don't hesitate really struck me. I'm an Architecture student, I don't really draw for fun (although I'd love to. It's just not a priority, I guess), but the same advice seems to apply for me too...

Thanks a bunch! :D
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:iconraindropmemory:
Raindropmemory Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2009   Digital Artist
Yeah, sure!;)
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:iconcarcarchu:
carcarchu Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OMG! Piggy loaf! Tasty and cute ><
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:iconraindropmemory:
Raindropmemory Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2009   Digital Artist
Glad to hear that! :aww:
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fran0o Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2009
cool tutorial, sure it helps me ^^
:hug:
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