How to Stylize Characters – In 3 Steps

Ready to dip your toe into character design?

Today’s tutorial is all about how to stylize a character based off of a reference photo, using 3 quick and easy steps.

  1. first sketching the overall shapes
  2. then exaggerate the gesture
  3. and simplify the face.

Want to draw big eyes to make your drawing cute? You can do all that, just make sure you keep the proportions of the face, so the character still looks human. This is the secret to the Disney art style too. And you can do it too!

Watch the video and start stylizing your references today.


This success path is more than a course. It’s a learning journey to help digital artists like you paint from your imagination.

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