Photoshop character faces

When building a face for your character, it's important to think a few steps ahead. It's one thing to put together a visually pleasing design, but bearing in mind multiple uses and further changes is an entirely different consideration. It's the latter concept that we're going to focus on here. Photoshop is host to numerous tools for creating flexible artwork, and one of the most flexible contemporary features of recent versions of Photoshop is shape layers.

Shape layers enable you to build up stacks of resolution-independent shapes that are absolutely perfect for creating faces. You can alter, edit and adjust the size of them at any point without any image deterioration occurring. The available preset shapes are excellent building blocks for features, and the Pen tool gives you the flexibility to create any custom shape you desire. And the flexibility of your shape areas doesn't end there€¦

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