Digital Illustration: Drawing with Shapes and Layers

Roman Muradov, Illustrator

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8 Lessons (40m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:59
    • 2. Digital Screenprinting

      1:30
    • 3. Picking Colors

      6:45
    • 4. Drawing with Shapes

      10:54
    • 5. Addition and Subtraction

      7:06
    • 6. Details and Polish

      8:34
    • 7. Conclusion

      2:39
    • 8. Explore Design on Skillshare

      0:37
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About This Class

FREE for one week only! Learn to create two-color, hand-drawn illustrations in Photoshop with award-winning artist Roman Muradov!

Inspired by traditional screen printing techniques, Roman shares how to use simple tools and just two layers to create detailed designs and complex images. Using a fun, creative exercise, you’ll learn how two colors can evolve into surprising, creative work, simply through the use of overlapping shapes.

Key lessons include:

  • Creating complementary colors
  • Selecting brushes and erasers
  • Using Multiply for screen printing effects
  • Drawing by adding and subtracting shapes

Whether you’re new to Photoshop or a seasoned designer, Roman’s approach to achieving handcrafted effects through digital tools will help you stretch your creativity, use Photoshop in new ways, and create work unlike anything you’ve seen before.