Digitising watercolor drawings. Step by step guide Premium class

Olga Shevyakova, graphic designer & illustrator

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5 Videos (15m)
    • Trailer

    • Scanning tips

    • Editing in Photoshop

    • Vectorising in Illustrator

    • Final thoughts


About This Class

There are several ways to make your watercolors digital. In this class, Olga Shevyakova, graphic designer and illustrator, will show you her personal process of getting watercolors into digital version (both raster and vector). This -minute class is broken up into tree main parts: Scanning, Editing in Photoshop and Converting into vector in Illustrator. In these parts you’ll know about scanning tips for having a high-quality image, editing in Photoshop process, and, finally, about tracing and post-processing results in Illustrator. By the end of the class you’ll be able to use your watercolors for any design purpoces here and there. Or, since digital watercolor is trendy nowadays,  you can open up an Etsy shop for example and start making money!

As a bonus you will receive a little cute watercolor set, so you can start your design process immediately.

For this class you’ll need Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator (if’re going to make vector version of your drawings). You can get free trial version of both at adobe.com anytime.

Trailer Music - "Private Eye" by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under CC BY 3.0


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Thank you for this fantastic tutorial!
Easy to follow and gives step by step instructions. The transcript is much appreciated. I'll need to look at it when I actually open Photoshop and give it a try. I learned new techniques although I've been digitizing my watercolors for sale on etsy for months now! Thanks, Olga! I look forward to taking more classes from you.
Beautiful presentation!
Jimmy Cruz

Love Art, Music, Design and Photoshop





Olga Shevyakova

graphic designer & illustrator

My name is Olga, and  I'm graphic designer and illustrator with Master Degree in Automotive Traffic Safety. It may sound weird, but it gives me opportunity to have both creative and pragmatic points at any project I start.

Busy mom. Perfectionist. Capricorn.