Characters and mascots are often used by brands, products, and websites to help with identity and communicating a specific message to customers/visitors. For many web designers character design is not an area of particular strength. Fortunately, there are a lot of quality tutorials that are readily available to explain the ins and outs of character design and to lead you through the process of designing a sample character.
Being able to design characters and mascots for your clients can be a great way to allow your services to stand out and to offer something that can make a big impact for your clients. If you’re looking to get started with character design or to improve your skills, here is a collection of 30 tutorials on the subject. This collection includes tutorials for Illustrator and Photoshop, and CorelDRAW is even represented.
How to Create a Fun, Red-Haired Boy Character (Photoshop)
How to Create a Cute Hairy Vector Monster Character (Illustrator)
How to Create a Web Site Mascot (Illustrator)
Create a Cute Creature Character from a Sketch (Illustrator)
Create a Happy Sun Character (Illustrator)
Create a Cute and Simple Hippo Face (Illustrator)
Design a Business Chick Character (Illustrator)