The Basics of Using a Wacom Tablet to Create Digital Artwork

Emily Cromwell, Illustrator + Surface Designer

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12 Lessons (1h 36m)
    • 1. Introduction

      3:13
    • 2. What We'll Be Covering

      1:22
    • 3. Photoshop vs. Illustrator

      10:35
    • 4. Using a Wacom Tablet

      15:45
    • 5. Using Express Keys

      5:08
    • 6. Using Digital Brushes

      18:39
    • 7. Sizing Your Workboard

      9:44
    • 8. Working in Layers with Photoshop

      6:21
    • 9. Drawing Digitally

      9:41
    • 10. Saving Your Work + Different File Types

      5:26
    • 11. Overview + Tips

      8:45
    • 12. Conclusion

      1:35
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Project Description

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Assignment: Create a simple illustration using your tablet

Your assignment is to digitally paint an illustration of your choice using the skills you learned in this course with your tablet. 

The illustration can be as simple or as complex as you would like it to be. It could be a cute little flower, a portrait of your pet, a children's book spread, anything you'd like to illustrate! 

Deliverable

Please upload the following to the Projects section:

-An intro and some background info about yourself, help us get to know you! =)
-A sketch of what you plan to illustrate digitally
-Your finished digital illustration
-Anything else you'd like to show us!

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