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Photoshop for Industrial Designers: Introduction to Sketching, Shading & Texturing with a Tablet

Marouane Bembli, Design Professional & Online Teacher

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10 Videos (51m)
    • Introduction - Welcome!

    • The tools I use are basic and affordable - I recommend this tablet for beginners

    • Wake up your creative side - It's time to sketch!

    • Let's cover 2 basics ways of shading in Photoshop

    • Cleaning up our cube sketch using a hard eraser

    • Highlighting - What to think about and where to add "burn points"

    • Our cube looks "lifeless" - How to add your personality to a sketch

    • Creating our imperfect shadow of the cube (Don't overthink it)

    • How to add any texture you like to the cube in 3 easy steps

    • Your Class Assignment!


About This Class

Hi, I’m Marouane and welcome to my class Photoshop for Designers, part 1.

This is the first class in a series of classes to come that will help you understand product design sketching in Photoshop better.

In this first class, we are going to be covering the basics such as what tools to use when sketching digitally, how to fire up your creative side of the brain in a matter of minutes. I’m also going to show you two ways of shading in Photoshop and we are going to practice this using a simple cube.

As a final step in this class, we are going to jump into texturing. We are going to use the cube we create in this class as an example and add different textures to it such as wood, fabric and metal and I’m going to show you a trick that will speed up the process and make it look really cool.

Thank you for you interest in my class, now let’s get started! 

PS. Make sure you download my brush set here! Makes it easier to follow along :)


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Great lesson! easy to follow
Nice class easy understand and follow





Marouane Bembli

Design Professional & Online Teacher

Marouane is an industrial designer and online teacher from Stockholm, Sweden currently living in the sunshine state of Florida. He has a great for design and especially the art of design sketching.

You could say he's a wannabe surfer and backpacker (34 countries and counting) who can't help but sketch whenever he picks up a pen. He's worked as an industrial designer, concept artist, illustrator and online teacher for over 10 years which sometimes makes him feel old.

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