Free-Hand Draw Your Character With A Photo Reference

Free-Hand Draw Your Character With A Photo Reference

Create a character in the style of modern Japanese Manga using a photo for guidance. Choose a portrait image to project onto your drawing surface and follow along with Diego in using our Smart Trace technology as a loose guide for drawing your character. Whether you’re new to the art of Manga or are looking for an innovative way to create new characters, this experience is a fun and practical way to build your character drawing skills! Photos in this experience were provided by Ricky Turner, x ), Bruce Mars, and Usman Yousaf via Unsplash.

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