How to paint Asuka Evangelion

How to paint Asuka Langley Soryu from Evagelion. Learn to draw and paint Asuka Langley Soryu. This tutorial I will show you step by step sketch, draw and color Asuka illustration. Evangelion was one of my favorite Anime show when I was younger, how could I not love it. Super cool robots, great story line even though it is kinda weird, and cute female lead characters. Well, I used to like Rei Ayanami, but now that I think about it long enough. I think Rei has issues, big issue like personality disorder of some sort. So she is drop off from my favorite list. Still I like the design of the character. Asuka is always one of my favorite Anime characters, though a bit hot head and aggressive, but she is a lot more normal as a human being.
Anyway, this Asuka painting takes me about 4-5 hours. Well, if she doesn’t look like the one in Anime, it is because I re-imagine or paint her in my own take. It just came to me. I already have the sketch that I select from one of my life drawing sketchbook. I scanned it in then trying to make some sort of cool character out of it. Eva just came to mind, because of the post possibly.
So I begin rough out the red color over the female anatomy sketch. Then add Asuka’s costume design line work. Then I paint over the line. **A lot of you guys ask me if I paint over the line, YES, I do. I always paint over the line and try to make all the line disappear. But half the time I like to leave some lines in on purpose to make it look rough, loose and unfinished appearance.

Here is a final painting of Asuka.

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Asuka Evangelion

Here is the original sketch from life drawing I use as a base for Asuka Langley.

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10 minutes figure drawing

Below are step by step how to color Asuka character.

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Asuka Langley

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About Xia Taptara

Xia Taptara (黃曉聲 Huang XiaoShēng), currently a freelance concept artist for games and films, formerly a character concept artist for ArenaNet/NCsoft (GuildWars & Guildwars 2). I also work on various projects for Game of Thrones, Square-Enix, Paizo Publishing, Fantasy Fight Games, Disney Interactive, and many publishers & clients. I use Wacom Tablet Intuos and Photoshop CS2,3,4,5 to do most of my professional art work. I use pencil, pen, and traditional medium in my free time. I founded ( in 2007 to motivate myself to create more and better art. Also I get to draw and paint whatever the hell I want to. Hopefully I can inspired some young soul and old soul alike. *QUESTIONS & COMMENT: PLEASE POST THEM ON THE BLOG. Or CONTACT ME via idrawgirls Facebook page. DO NOT E-MAIL ME. Thank you. ;-)
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