Alon Dan
My name is Alon Dan. I work as a freelance and produce animations and music for my living - and for my own fun.
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Slick Anime Character in PhotoshopPreview
    In this tutorial, we'll learn how to draw an Anime Style character. To start, we'll rely on basic shapes and the Brush Tool. Also, you'll learn one of my personal techniques I call "The Front Mirror" which I use for almost any of my animation projects. This technique will save you lots of time, and will help you to draw many characters for your projects in a very fast way. I will show you how to draw everything using the "Line-by-Line" system and I'll do my best to describe what every line will present. I hope you'll enjoy this tutorial and make use of some of Anime industry secrets I'm about to reveal!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Get that Anime Look in Photoshop Using a Flexible WorkflowPreview

In this tutorial, we'll learn how to get that smooth shiny Anime look. We'll start with a simple character outline and build the correct hierarchy for the base colors, tones and highlights. Also, we'll learn how to work with this "method" for later projects in case the client or director will ask for changes, it will be easy to replace colors for a specific part of the character without redrawing all the tones and highlights again! You are about to learn one of the many techniques from the Anime industry. Let's get started!

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