Instructables
This Mr. Pumpkin getting ready for tonight Halloween Party with his friends, he is polishing his pumpkin head so he can shinning bright and catchy between all his halloween party's friends.

I use Sketchbook Pro 6.0 ... you can download it on sketcbook.com 
I am still using the freetrial mode .. and this tools is awesome.

Have a try and Happy Halloween
 
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Step 1: Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 1

Picture of Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 1
Prepare blank canvas on Sketchbook pro

Step 2: Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 2

Picture of Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 2
Make some sketches, you better use light color, so you won't confuse even you made many lines. 
You can use pencil tool .. with 2B selection

Step 3: Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 3

Picture of Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 3
Add some clear detail for the pumpkin head, you can choose darker color than the first one

Step 4: Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 4

Picture of Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 4
now we make the detail for the body .. i create his head like torch. So when he put his pumpkin head .. the head will shine

Step 5: Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 5

Picture of Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 5
Here i made some rough sketch for the background, you can change with the background you want

Step 6: Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 6

Picture of Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 6
I put some clear line.. now i choose Black color on different layer

Step 7: Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 7

Picture of Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 7
Now we make some clean dark outline on the background .. i choose Black color.

Step 8: Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 8

Picture of Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 8
Now we add some solid color .. i put this colored layer under the dark line layer, so you can put the color without any fear that the color will cover the line.

I use paintbrush tool

Step 9: Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 9

Picture of Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 9
On this step i put some light yellow color on the top of solid color .. just to add some light from the head.

I use Airbrush tool

Step 10: Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 10

Picture of Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 10
On this step i put some shadow on the image

I use both Airbrush tool and Paintbrush tool

Step 11: Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 11

Picture of Mr Pumpkin get ready for party step 11
Final Step .. time to add some detail on the illustration.

I use Paintbrush tool, Airbrush tool, and Feltpen Tool

You can choose your own brush if you find another brush is more suitable for you. 

That's all how this illustration was made .. this how you can make your own halloween illustration using sketchbook pro.
Very good job!

I understand and illustration Particularly liked much of his work.
I think you deserved the award because its composition and colors were very good.
I invite you to come and visit my work.
The address is:

http://danieldomingos.blogspot.com
http://danieldomingos2daniel.blogspot.com
http://2dprojetos.blogspot.com
LBridgeINK2 years ago
Congratulations !, great tips for SBP can't wait to use them
Nice illustration, good narrative.
I like how you kept it simple and yet showed how it could be brought up to a more sophisticated finish with a little more time into it. I hope wee see more stuff.
Nice job! So much detail :)