Creating a Digital Illustration with Photoshop CS5

with Daniel Lieske
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Creating a Digital Illustration with Photoshop CS5
Video duration: 0s 2h 0m Intermediate


In this workshop digital artist Daniel Lieske shares his techniques for digital drawing in Adobe Photoshop. Follow along as Daniel creates a piece of artwork from scratch, beginning by creating a new document and creating custom brushes. He explains every step in his creative process as the image evolves from a rough scribble, to a slightly more detailed sketch, to a finished product including a detailed background and a human character. Along the way, learn about constructing perspective with the Path tool, stroking paths, cleaning up with the Eraser tool, and more.

Topics include:
  • Setting up the tools and documents
  • Constructing the perspective
  • Drawing the background
  • Adding the character
  • Cleaning up the drawing
  • Coloring the drawing
Design video2brain


- Hello. My name is Daniel Lieske, and I'm a digital artist and trainer at Video2Brain. In this course, you will create the character perspective drawing, as drawing skills still play a very important role in the digital age. We'll be working with a graphic tablet to learn how easily classic drawing skills translate on to the digital canvas. Furthermore, you'll learn some digital techniques that go beyond the possibilities of classic drawing, and use several time-saving digital tools that will make creating your drawings much easier.

After completing this course, you will have the skills and the tools needed to create your own digital drawings in Photoshop.

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