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How to Create a Cute Hippo Character in Vector Character Tutorial Illustrator

How to Create a Cute Hippo Character in Vector Character Tutorial Illustrator

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How to Create a Cute Hippo Character in Vector .This tutorial will show you how to create cute Hippo Character using simple shapes and a really simple effective drawing technique . This technique has been adopted from recent addition to the store of Animal Head Graphic Set , latest addition to the store. Here is how it is done.

Preview of the final image

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Step 1

Create Head of Hippo!

Using oval tool draw a simple oval shape . Use select ool to modify the shape and then place a copy of the oval shape over the modified oval shape.

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Step 2

Create Ears for the Vector Character Hippo!

Start off by creating an oval , adjust the node to create a slightly elongated shape. Use offset path to create a copy inside the first shape.

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Step 3

Fill with color the Hippo Head created in Step 1 , and arrange the Hippo Ears over the Head. here is how

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Step 4

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Step 5

Create a rectangular shape to create a tooth and reflect the tooth to create a copy.

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Step 6

Create a black outline for the illustrated head reserve 2 copies.

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Step 7

As you see in the final image there are a light grey outline to the illustration , use second copy of the expanded head and give it a grey stroke.

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Step 8

Making Arms of Hippo Character

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Step 9

Assembling the Character

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Step 10

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Step 11

As in step 6 and 7 add black stroke and grey stroke to the arm and >right click >arrange> send to back

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Adjusting the arms to the head you will get something similar like this

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Step 13

A rectangular shape was added behind the illustration of the character.

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Step 14

Use some fun font to write the text Hippo! , i used (SF Slapstick Comic Shaded) downloaded from dafont.com

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Step 15

Right click the text and create outlines. While selecting the text area use paint bucket to fill with color.

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Finished image!

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