Drawing a Female Illustration

One of the most difficult thing in graphic design is drawing a human portrait. In this tutorial we will teach you the technique of drawing a female illustration with the most basic tools of coreldraw, which is Bezier, Shape, Box, and Circle Tool. Learn how to create the human face with realistic eyes, hair & lips.


Step 1 : Basic Elements

First of all you have to use CorelDraw with version 11+. In this tutorial I use CorelDraw X5, Okay lets get started. Let’s take a look at the basic elements used to create our design :

This also will be our steps to create the design.

Step 2 : Creating Worksheet

Okay, now that you know the steps and elements, we will begin, first of all open your CorelDraw program, now create a new file and set the paper size to A4 and the units to pixels.

Step 3 : Working with Bezier & Shape Tool

Now that we have our worksheet set, we will begin to create the Face, " Bezier " and " Shape tool " are the most important tool in this tutorial, make sure that you mastered this step before go to the next step,

go to the " Bezier Tool " and create a custom shape similar like below, point and click to create the line and make sure that the first click is connected to the last click or else you can't put color in it.

After that go to the " Shape Tool ", right click on the upper middle lines and go to the upper toolbar, there you will find " Convert to curves " tool click in order to shape,

you can create a new corner / node by double click it.

Now in the corner you will see an arrow, drag the arrow to shape, use your feeling and make sure that you shape it like a human face.

Step 4 : Texture & Color

Okay now we are going to put color in the Face, go to the " Fountain Fill Tool " in the left toolbar, after you see a fountain dialog box apply the value below to create a skin color on the face.

Tips : You can create a custom color by double click on the color box.


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