By: Brandon McDonald

Watch as concept artist Brandon A. McDonald creates a character illustration from a blank canvas. He begins with the Concept Art Jitter Smooth brush and then moves on to the Cover Pencil for line work. During this demonstration, Brandon provides many tips for using contour lines to add depth and direction, and how to speed up your workflow by using hot keys (shortcut keys). The final steps are to add some highlights, background fill and shading.

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Download your FREE 15-day trial and start your creative journey with easy-to-learn tools, AI-based photo art and a huge selection of brushes for all styles of art. Try it today and paint something great!

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