Take Your Illustration to Another Level!
ABOUT THIS INTENSIVE:
Learn how to layer traditional media and textures in your digital illustrations to add interest and charm. This step-by-step intensive includes handouts to make it easier for students to identify the traditional materials and digital tools the instructor uses.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:
Lesson 1: Ken's Materials and Drawing Trees
- Learn techniques for drawing trees with a variety of pencils. Ken talks about how and why he uses different pencils, and he demonstrates drawing with negative space.
Lesson 2: Creating Textures and Drawing Characters
Ken walks you through using scotch tape, various erasers, and even a stencil to add texture to your drawings. You'll watch Ken paint a variety of translucent background textures, using watercolor, and learn how to add characters to a background with tracing paper. Then you're going to scan the art you've made.
Lesson 3: Photoshop Demo
- Once you've scanned all of your art, you're going to put the pieces together in Photoshop. Ken shares all kinds of cool techniques to help you get your image exactly the way you want. In addition, you'll learn how to make a digital brush in Photoshop, using your own art.