In this lesson, I will show you how to draw a cartoon net made from simple lines and colors. You will have the opportunity to create a net filled with depth without having to draw complex shapes or effects. In fact, I'm gonna show you how to create depth and volume using only colors and basic shapes. Let's start this simple tutorial now. :)
First, draw the frame of the net using a large oval shape filled with a hole. The handle is made from a long rectangular shape. Please note that the pink color is only used to help you see which shape needs to be added in each particular step. The real color is used in the next steps.
Once you are done with the handle and the frame, start drawing the first part of the let using small curved lines. The pattern you need to draw is displayed below. This part of the net is located on top and the other part will be added in the next step.
As I said in the previous step, you must now draw the second part of the net using a similar pattern. In this step, you must change the angle of the curved lines to end up with something similar to the shape seen below.
It's now time to add colors. The net can be filled with a dark orange color on the back and a brighter version on front to create some depth. The frame is colored in blue. The handle is also colored using a darker blue color.
In this final step, you can use the gradient fill tool to add a second color to the frame, the handle and the net. This second color can be a darker version of the color already found on the shape. This is an easy tip to give even more depth and volume to the object.
Nice work! This cartoon net looks great and was really fun and easy to draw! Don't hesitate to create more versions of the same object using different patterns and shapes. You can also modify the colors and try something completely new! :)
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