Foodie Illustration: Drawing Your Favorite Holiday Recipe

Christine Nishiyama, Illustrator/Writer at Might Could Studios

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6 Videos (30m)
    • Introduction

      2:12
    • Plan Your Composition

      12:45
    • Sketch Your Recipe

      1:43
    • Ink Your Sketches

      4:04
    • Refine Your Illustration

      8:24
    • Final Thoughts

      0:42

About This Class

In this class, we’ll getting in the holiday spirit and drawing our favorite holiday recipes! One of the questions I hear most from my students is some form of: 

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So in this class, not only will we dive into our memories and holiday nostalgia, but I’m also going be focusing on the DECISIONS I make in my process. To do that, I’m going to take you through my step-by-step process of illustrating a text-based recipe, stream of consciousness style.

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This class was basically made as a live stream, with me designing, drawing, and working while talking though each step. 

We’ll go from a text box full of words and a blank Photoshop file, to organizing the text, planning the composition, sketching the recipe, inking the sketches, and making final refinements. You’ll see what I did, and hear why I did it at every step.

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I’ll be using Photoshop and Procreate on my iPad Pro, but these basic concepts and steps are the same no matter what tools you use, so feel free to use whatever you like best!

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Ok! So let’s get into that holiday spirit and start drawing some food!

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Great demonstration of creating an illustrated guide.
Wooo! That's cool! Nice tips to refresh a recipe instead of a big text.
Tina Tamay

videogame 3d artist that love drawing

Muy practica , Genial!

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Christine Nishiyama

Illustrator/Writer at Might Could Studios

Hallo! I'm Christine, illustrator and writer at Might Could Studios.

I make books and comics, and I love to draw! I've worked with over 50 companies, created over 15 courses, and taught over 40,000 aspiring and established artists, helping them learn new skills, grow more confident, and develop their unique artistic styles.

I've been drawing for over 20 years, working independently for 5 years, making books for 3 years, and now I'm finally putting my books out into the wild. My ...

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