How to Digitize Watercolor Illustrations (Beginner)

Audrey Ko, Watercolorist and Modern Calligrapher

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18 Lessons (1h 21m)
    • 1. Welcome Video

      1:36
    • 2. Supplies Overview

      2:26
    • 3. Painting Individual Watercolor Elements

      11:40
    • 4. How to Scan

      1:20
    • 5. How to Open, Save, and Rotate Image

      1:29
    • 6. How to Duplicate Layer

      0:44
    • 7. Erasing the Paper Texture Part 1: Levels

      1:37
    • 8. Erasing the Paper Texture Part 2: Using the Eraser

      2:25
    • 9. Erasing the Paper Texture Part 3: Magic Wand Method

      4:42
    • 10. Erasing the Paper Texture Part 4: Magic Eraser Method

      3:18
    • 11. Isolating Painted Elements into Individual Layers

      5:00
    • 12. Editing Colors

      4:26
    • 13. Digitizing in Illustrator

      10:46
    • 14. How to Manipulate Form

      6:45
    • 15. Putting it Together: Let's Make a Wreath

      5:29
    • 16. Putting it Together: Corner Accent Design

      10:01
    • 17. How to Export

      4:19
    • 18. Final Thoughts

      2:50
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Project Description

For your class project, you will be arranging your digitized watercolor illustrations into various shapes like a wreath or a corner accent design. Share your work using your own painted illustrations or the scanned painting provided. Try arranging into different shapes like a bouquet, a border, etc. The possibilities are endless!

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I look forward to seeing your work~

Also, if you're on Instagram, please tag me (@ThingsUnseenDesigns), and use #WatercolorWithTUD! I love to feature my students and their work!

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