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GIMP 2.6 Cookbook by Juan Manuel Ferreyra

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From sketch to finished piece: creating a cartoon of yourself

The design of a person's cartoon is based on his/her physical characteristics. This doesn't mean you should draw exaggerated features, or at least, not always. From my point of view, to draw a cartoon of any real person, I consider not only his/her characteristics, but also knowing him as a person. Chat for at least a couple of minutes, know their tone of voice, their body language, and then, just then, put everything into consideration, and start sketching, even while talking. Also, you should be careful what you exaggerate, some people may get angry or sad if you make a nose bigger or smaller, a chest or a belly too big or too small.

As I have said previously, don't try to copy what ...

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