Illustrating worn clothing: 4 top tips

Illustrating worn clothing

Tones and textures are the key to illustrating worn clothing

There are several options to consider if you want to learn how to draw worn clothing. In this example, my drawing tips will show you how to make a cloak look old and torn. For the colours, the tones must be desaturated. Furthermore, the cloak isn't new so the fabric needs to look worn and weathered.

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Mélanie is a freelance illustrator who specialises in fantasy. She is a digital painting instructor at CGMA.