Digital Studio 2: Photoshop Drawing & Painting Fundamentals Premium class

Benjamin Halsall, Teaching YouTubers, Creatives & Lovers of Design

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6 Videos (29m)
    • Introduction to the Paintbrush Tools, Options & Panels

    • Draw A Cube - Get Started with Line & Shade

    • Top 5 Painting Shortcuts

    • Using Layers for Painting & Drawing

    • Selections for Duplication & Pattern Creation

    • Setup a Photo as a Background to Trace


About This Class

In this second class that follows on from Digital Studio 1: Introduces Photoshop & Makes a Meme we look at Photoshop's excellent drawing & painting tools. Working on the fundamentals we consider how line, texture, opacity & layers can be used to create beautiful shaded drawings. 

You will also learn how to use images as a reference as well as important shortcuts that will enable you to get into a great flow as you sketch and draw out your ideas.

So whether you want to move into illustration, architectural drawing, animation or would like to use Photoshop as a painting tool this class will get you started in easy to follow steps.

Other classes in the The Digital Studio series

Digital Studio 1: Interface, Layers, Cutouts & Shapes (aka Introduces Photoshop & Makes a Meme)

Digital Studio 2: Photoshop Drawing & Painting Fundamentals

Digital Studio 3: Color Correction, Retouching & Compositing in Photoshop

Digital Studio 4: Shape Essentials in Adobe Illustrator

Digital Studio 5: Create Polygonal Patterns in Adobe Illustrator

Digital Studio 6: Photoshop Essentials Q&A

Digital Studio 7: Adobe Illustrators Essential Tools - Carving a Pumpkin





Benjamin Halsall

Teaching YouTubers, Creatives & Lovers of Design

For the designer in you I create fun short lessons in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator & Adobe InDesign. I include some creative and technical tips in all my lessons which are always easy to follow. Check out my popular Banksy Yourself Photoshop Class, how to create Polygonal Patterns in Adobe Illustrator or my Photoshop Drawing & Painting Fundamentals.

For Final Cut Pro X editors check out my course Learn Final Cut Pro X in 25 Minutes or learn how to put video inside type, create grunge style text or my basic and advanced split screen tutorials.

I look forward to seeing your projects and am always happy to answer your questions.