Inky Splatter Illustrations using Adobe Fresco Watercolor Brushes and Brush Selection Tool

Heidi Cogdill, Writer and Artist

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6 Lessons (1h 17m)
    • 1. Class Introduction

    • 2. Lesson 1 - Using Adobe Live Watercolor Brushes

    • 3. Lesson 2 - Inky Floral Illustration (Part 1)

    • 4. Lesson 2 - Inky Floral Illustration (Part 2)

    • 5. Lesson 3 - Inky Jellyfish Illustration

    • 6. Class Project

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About This Class


In this class, students will learn to use Adobe Fresco's Live Watercolor Brushes to create two Inky Splatter Illustrations.

Video Lessons:

Lesson 1: Explore how all four watercolor brushes function and how to use them in your illustration.

Lesson 2 Pt 1: Create a floral inky splatter illustration

In part one of this lesson, we start by tracing our line art sketch and then using the brush selection tool and live watercolor brushes I'll show you different techniques to create your first layer of ink.

Lesson 2 Pt 2: Create a floral inky splatter illustration

In part two it's all about smearing, blurring and bleeding out the ink and adding splatters. Then to finalize the illustration I'll show you how to use blending modes to get the best inky effects.

Lesson 3: Create jellyfish inky splatter illustration

In this lesson, you'll get to practice all the techniques learned in the previous lesson.

What You'll Need For This Class: iPad, Apple Pencil, Adobe Fresco App