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From Paper to Screen: Digitally Editing Your Artwork in Photoshop

Cat Coquillette, Illustrator & Designer

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7 Videos (45m)
    • Intro

    • Scanning Your Artwork

    • Cleaning Up Your Work in Photoshop

    • Color Exploration – Digitally Editing in Photoshop

    • Creating Patterns

    • Resizing for Various Template Dimensions

    • Final Tips

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About This Class

Cat Coquillette is a professional illustrator and designer as well as a full-time traveler. Thanks to her success with licensing her artwork and selling through on print-on-demand companies like Society6, she is able to fully support herself as an artist and travel the world. Cat is one of Society6’s top artists, selling over 58,000 products on their platform alone.

Cat will walk you step-by-step through her entire process to show you how she gets her artwork from paper to computer, focusing on all the steps she takes to digitally transform her artwork into top-selling pieces, including:

• Fusing multiple scans of artwork together into one image
• Removing the paper background Erasing pencil marks, paint splatters, and errors
• Exploring color variations
• Creating patterns
• Adjusting artwork for various template dimensions
• Saving artwork files for optimization

One key factor with succeeded with passive income streams like licensing and print on demand is making sure your artwork translates beautifully from paper to screen. This class will be tailored to that process. There is so much more to the process than just scanning in your artwork and uploading it to sell online. What you do in-between those actions can make the difference between an average piece and a best-seller.

If you don’t have Photoshop, no problem. You can sign up for a free trial online in just a few minutes:

As a bonus for this class, you'll receive a free digital guide that covers all the basics of the class PLUS a high-res watercolor paper texture so you can get started immediately with digitizing your own artwork.


404 of 406 students recommendSee All

This was super informative and is easily one of the clearest explanations I've seen yet on how to scan watercolor art. I LOVE that Cat also includes PDFs of her classes, this is much easier to always have on hand without having to rely fully on my notes.
Belinda Vega

Illustration / Graphic Design

Cat is so wonderfully organized and methodical, it makes her classes a real pleasure to watch and learn from.
Useful and practical infos, good pace.





Cat Coquillette

Illustrator & Designer

Hello there! My name is Cat Coquillette and I am a location-independent artist and designer. I'm the founder of CatCoq, an illustration and design brand formerly based out of Kansas City, USA. Thanks to my success with selling my art online, I now travel the world as a permanent "nomad" and find creative inspiration all around the globe.

For the latest works-in-progress, travel, and inspiration, check out my Instagram!

My artwork is kno...

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