How to draw Chinese vampire zombie. Learn to draw Chinese vampire zombie step by step digital painting tutorial. In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw an evil character. This tutorial is suitable for more intermediate level or artist who are already experience with digital painting with Photoshop or Painter programs. If you are new to digital painting, look on the categories on top. You will find easier and more basic tutorials with video demo. It’s called Chinese Vampire, but I actually thing this creature quality is a lot more like zombie than vampire. The official root name is Jiang Shi (simplified Chinese: 僵尸 or traditional Chinese: 僵屍, it literally means “stiff corpse”). They are reanimated corpses that hop around, killing living creatures to absorb life essence (气/氣qì) from their victims. Jiāngshī is pronounced gœngsi in Cantonese, or kyonshi in Japanese. They are said to be created when a person’s soul fails to leave the deceased’s body, due to improper death, suicide, or just wanting to cause trouble.
Anyway, it is part of my little pet project, Zodiac Blade. Here is a step by step quick speedpainting method of Chinese Hopping Vampire. This one is kind of similar to Zombie Ninja step by step digital painting process I did a while back.
Here is a final quick painting of a Chinese vampire zombie.
Below are step by step painting of Chinese vampire zombie. Step one, I just paint the basic shape that will build up into a character’s body and face. Step two, I refine its face to have more unique personality look of a character design. Step three, I cleaned up the back ground then add basic light and shadow along its body. Step four, I decided to change the color of the light source toward warm hue. Then I paint and simplify the value of the overall character.