[Workflow] CNY2010

Happy Chinese New Year/Lunar New year for those who are celebrating. It is the year of tiger this year. Wish everyone a year of prosperity and happiness.

The 3 big characters says celebrating a festive day, while the 4 small characters are the ‘Heavenly Stems’ and ‘Earthly Branches’ of this lunar year.

Following is my work flow:

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Step 1 : Draft the outlines in separate layer
Step 2 : I changed the angle of the little girl.
Step 3 : Started inking the tiger with bristle brush
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Step 4 : Complete the inking of the tiger
Step 5 : Now the inking of the girl
Step 6 : Create a layer underneath the outline and lay the color
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Step 7 : Same goes for coloring the girl, added a toy ox
Step 8 : Rework on the extending arm
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Paper Art : As for the paper art pattern, i created using flash. The symbol feature in flash is very handy for such symmetric and repetitive pattern.
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Step 9 : Add in pattern and Chinese calligraphy
Step 10 : Texture the pattern and fade off the body of the tiger to give focus to the kiddo
Step 11 : Fill up background color
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Step 12 : Final texturing and color adjustment, fin.


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