How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

Good Day Folks, Today I will teach you How to create a Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign. I know you know this song the Gangnam Style by PSY. Actually way back July 2012 while I’m in a gym I already heard this song because the instructor in that gym is teaching his student this dance and then BOOM. It becomes more popular and hit all the way to the top.

Anyway, Let’ proceed to our tutorial this is very easy and all you need to do is to enjoy that’s it. Have Fun Guys. 😀

The Part 2 of this tutorial is how to create a colored lineart of oppa gangnam style mascot. You should wait for that. 🙂

[box type=”note” align=”aligncenter” width=”600″ ] [/box] FINAL RESULT:
How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

STEP 1:

Open up your Adobe Photoshop and create a New Document (ctrl + N) I name it Gangnam Style Mascot. For my width I set it up to 1280 and height is 1024 with a resolution of 200 in pixels. You can alter this setting it depends in your preferences. Create a new Layer name it “head”.

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

STEP 2:

Get your Elliptical Marquee Tool (M) then create a circle in you layer, Right click it and you will see Make work Path, it will create an editable path so you can easily adjust it. See the image below.

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

After clicking the Make Work Path, get your pen tool (P) you will see now the path that you created. Right click the selected path and create a stroke path. I set up my Brush to 3px only uncheck the stimulate pressure if it is checked. You will now have a base head for PSY.

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

STEP 3:

In this step, we will create the shade, Grab your Pen Tool then start creating a path likes a shade. See my result of my pen tool below. Now we will add Stroke Path again like what we do in our base head from the step 2. Right click again the path that you created and click the Stroke Path.

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

This will be the outcome, it’s like an egg with shades right? Hahahaha.

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

STEP 4:

We will now do the mouth, nose, ear and the hair style of PSY; I hope you still can catch up. If you have questions just drop a comment below. Get your pen Tool again create new layer for mouth, nose, ear and hair, see my result. Then add a stroke path again read the Step 3.

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

So basically you should come up like this image below. Look like PSY of Gangnam Style Dance?
Definitely YES. Hahanah.

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

STEP 5:

We will now create the shoulders and hands of our mascot, Grab again your Pen Tool then imagine his shoulder and his arm that crossed out together. OH you’re like doing the gangnam style dance. Hahahah. If you can’t imagine then you can check some images of him in the internet so you can visualize it more.

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

After creating the entire path we needed we are now going to create again a stroke path same as what we do above. Just right click the selected path then apply a Stroke Path. We are almost done we just need to create his legs and foot and we can do the Gangnam Style Dance.

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

STEP 6:

In this step, we will create the legs and shoes to complete our mascot, Get your Pen Tool and simply create Path to create the legs it looks like you are riding in a horse. See my result below.

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

Add up a Stroke Path for the legs and the shoes so to complete his body and check FINAL RESULT.

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign

CONCLUSION

We are done for our tutorial on How to Create an Oppa Gangnam Style Mascot in Photoshop by iAPDesign. I hope you enjoy this tutorial, if you have some questions related to our tutorial please don’t hesitate to drop by comments below.

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