Explore Modern Folk Art in Illustration: Inks, Gouache and Photoshop | Anna Sokolova | Skillshare

Explore Modern Folk Art in Illustration: Inks, Gouache and Photoshop

Anna Sokolova, Berlin-based Artist

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12 Lessons (1h 34m)
    • 1. Intro

      2:12
    • 2. Materials

      1:06
    • 3. Warm-up

      6:03
    • 4. Demo 1 - Floral leaf

      8:27
    • 5. Demo 2 - Berries

      19:49
    • 6. Demo 3 - Flower

      11:43
    • 7. Demo 4 - Firebird

      11:19
    • 8. Scanning and Coloring

      13:16
    • 9. Repeat Pattern

      8:01
    • 10. Matryoshka Postcard

      11:13
    • 11. Your Task

      0:33
    • 12. Final Thoughts

      0:33
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About This Class

We'll explore basic principals of creating a Modern Folk Art illustrations with inks, gouache and Photoshop. We’ll begin with simple lines and continue with more intricate designs inspired by Eastern European folk art like Matryoshka (aka Nesting doll) and Firebird. After that, we’ll create a repeat pattern in Photoshop using Offset filter and then will work on beautiful Matryoshka postcard in Khokhloma style.

By the end of this 100-minute class, you’ll learn tips and tricks of Folk art and will be able to incorporate it into your work. Both advanced and beginner creatives can find valuable insights in this class.

Lessons include:

  • Warm-up
  • Floral designs
  • Botanicals, Berries and Firebird
  • Scan and Digital Coloring
  • Repeat Pattern in Photoshop
  • Creating a print-ready Postcard

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