Paw Play

in art •  2 months ago

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Looks like someone is having fun with some wolf foot paws.

This is a toony style full detail YCH (Your-Character-Here) commission for Otto042 on Twitter who won a YCH auction I had on another site. I'll show you the process of what I did. Let's get started. :)

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Drawing Details

ART PARAMETERDETAIL
Art MediumDigital: Krita
Art ToolWacom Cintiq 13 HD
Art StyleToony
Level of DetailFull Detail
Background DetailSimple
SizeFull Body
DimensionsLandscape: 2560 x 2048
Date Completed2019-02-06

My Layer Layout

  • Foreground Folder
    • Lineart layer
    • Highlights layer
    • Backlights layer
    • Shadows layer
    • Color Folder (Masked to Base Color layer.)
      • 1st Character Folder
        • Quaternary Color layer
        • Tertiary Color layer
        • Secondary Color layer
        • Primary Color layer
      • 2nd Character Folder
        • Quaternary Color layer
        • Tertiary Color layer
        • Secondary Color layer
        • Primary Color layer
    • Base Color layer
  • Background Folder
    • Shadows layer
    • Pattern layer
  • Extra Sketch layer
  • Fine Sketch layer
  • Rough Sketch layer
  • Canvas Background layer (Neutral color like grey.)

  • Canvas Prep/Rough Sketch

    Layers Used:
    Canvas Background layer
    Rough Sketch layer

    I start off with sketching out rough shapes for the characters and poses.

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  • Fine Sketch

    Layers Used:
    Fine Sketch layer

    After getting the rough sketches for the characters, I go back over them with a finer sketch.

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Then this was what was presented for the auction. (I just made a temporary layer underneath the fine sketch layer, color in with the same blue color as the sketches, then turn the layer's opacity to 50%.)

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After a client was determined through the YCH auction, I edited the YCH placeholder character to edit in the details of the winner.

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  • Lineart

    Layers Used:
    Foreground Folder -> Lineart layer

    After the fine sketch, I lineart over them.

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  • Base Color

    Layers Used:
    Foreground Folder -> Base Color layer

    Then I use the contiguous "wizard" tool to select all areas outside of the characters' parameters, invert the selection, then fill in with a neutral color base.

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  • Primary Color

    Layers Used:
    Foreground Folder -> Colors -> Primary Color layer

    I carefully draw in the primary colors of the characters making sure not to overlap colors where they shouldn't.

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Then I mask the color folder down to the base color layer.

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  • Detail Color

    Layers Used:
    Foreground Folder -> Color Folder -> Detail Folder -> (Folder's color layers)

    I add in the characters' other color details in their respective folders.

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  • Shadows

    Layers Used:
    Foreground Folder -> Shadows layer (Layer Blending Mode: Grain Merge; Opacity: 50%)

    Then add in the shadows...

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  • Highlights

    Layers Used:
    Foreground Folder -> Highlights layer (Opacity: 75%)

    ...then the highlights...

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  • Backlights

    Layers Used:
    Foreground Folder -> Backlights layer (Layer Blending Mode: Soft Light)

    ...then the backlights.

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  • Background/Final Check/Final Result

    Layers Used:
    Canvas Background layer
    Background Shadows layer
    (Various layers)

    Here, I whiten the canvas background, and I add in a pattern and some shadow in the background folder. Finally, I check over the drawing for any missing details or stuff I need to change.

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Then the drawing is complete!


Enjoy the pic (as much as Otto enjoy's Bleux's paws lol)!

Otto © Tw: Otto042
Artwork by @bleuxwolf

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If you liked the content and found it helpful, an upvote and resteem will and always be greatly appreciated!

If you want to see more of these drawing and step-by-step tutorials, feel free to browse my channel and give me a follow to keep up to date with these my postings!

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Looks like the wolf is rather bored than entertained :) Is the other one blushing? I hope there is nothing romantic going on between those too! LOL

Another great and cute artwork. Your characters are always likable and adorable.

Thank you for sharing and have a lovely day!

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Lol Nah, nothing romantic. He just love to play with them. But thank you Delishtreats! I hope to have a nice day as well. :)

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Thank you @c-squared!

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Thank you!

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Yay to gayness on Steemit. I’m not super into furry but this is pretty sexy.

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Well, there’s no romance here. lol But rather he loves to play with Bleux’s feet paws. But thank you!

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I really like how you convey the emotions and relationship between these two characters and the uniqueness of the pose. Great drawing, Blue :D.

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Thank you Scrawly! You can say the wolf’s friend is being a servant to his paws. lol

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What a gorgeous work. Such a charming scene, @bleuxwolf! Thanks for sharing this great drawing!

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Thank you Trincowski! :)