- Setting up a digital canvas
- Using palettes
- Selecting color using the Eyedropper
- Fine-tuning pressure of tablet pens
- Adding a Quick Mask
- Trying different Blending modes
- Using the Smudge, Blur, and Sharpen tools
- Using the Mixer brush
- Dodging and burning
- Selective saturation using the Sponge tool
- Using the Clone Stamp tool
- Transforming selections
- Color adjustments
- Changing layer opacity
- Adding shadows and highlights
- Painting a foreground, midground, and background
Skill Level Beginner
- Digital workflows are the standard for illustrators, but that doesn't mean that your experience in traditional media is obsolete, quite the opposite is true. You can effectively transfer your traditional skills to the digital realm. In this LinkedIn Learning Course, you'll learn all the essential skills needed for drawing and painting in Adobe Photoshop. We will take a close look at effective tools and techniques in Photoshop, and step-by-step, we'll create three illustration projects. After watching this course, you'll know your way around the digital canvas as well as you know your way around a piece of paper. Hi, I'm Daniel Lieske, and I've been a professional illustrator for comics and computer games for over 20 years. Join me, and together we'll dive deep into the secrets of digital drawing and painting.
1. Setting the Digital Canvas
2. Control of the Digital Screen
3. Tools for Choosing Color
4. Settings for the Brush Tool
5. Additional Tools for Applying Color
6. Supporting Tools
7. Manipulating Color
8. Organizing the Digital Canvas
9. Digital Drawing
10. Colored, Digital Drawing
11. Digital Painting
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