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Digital Illustration: Sketching Tips and Tricks for Digitizing your Creative Process

Sydney H., Digital Illustrator

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10 Videos (57m)
    • Introduction

    • Useful Tools

    • Warm-Ups

    • Generate Ideas

    • Gather Inspiration

    • Creating Thumbnails

    • Reference Time

    • Creating And Refining

    • Saving The Image

    • Conclusion

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About This Class

For this class you will need a graphics tablet (or tablet with pen stylus)!

Are you curious about getting into digital illustration but don't where to start? Are you a seasoned artist wanting to streamline your workflow by completely digitizing your process? Whether you're a beginner or a pro, I can teach you some new tips and tricks. This is just the class for you!

In this class I will explain my process on how to transform a digital sketch into a refined line art ready for color. We will start by going over useful tools that make digital sketching easier, then we will dive into the ways that make the illustration process a lot smoother. We will explore new ways to generate ideas, create inspiration boards, take references, refine composition and safely edit your refined piece.

Enroll now and follow along to take your first step in the digital world!

PLEASE NOTE: In this class I will be using Adobe Photoshop during my process but most of these tips and tricks can be replicated in other digital painting programs.

Music Credits:

Snap Happy by Shane Ivers -

River Meditation by Jason Shaw -

Cute by Bensound -

29 of 30 students recommendSee All

I Learned new techniques that actually helped me make my art easier.
This class is a great confidence booster for those who have only a little experience with PhotoShop and would like to see how professional artists tackle the digital creative process from start to finish.
Liam Webber

The devil himself

I really like this review and it was very informative. I work as a graphic designer and work also wants me to be a graphic artist so this was a great help, but I wish you would have talked more on lesson 8, the dead silence was really putting me to sleep.