Join David Lee for an in-depth discussion in this video Exporting and importing files, part of SketchBook Pro 2010 Essential Training.
In this lesson, I'll show you how to export images created in SketchBook Pro.…SketchBook profiles may also be saved in other file formats.…However, they may flatten or compress the layers into a single image.…To begin, let's demonstrate some of these options.…As we go to the File, we have two options here.…Obviously saving will allow us to save it as its native TIF file.…Let's take a look at Save As.…You can go ahead and rename your file and you also have a variety of file formats…in addition to TIF. Let's go ahead and save this as an Adobe Photoshop PSD file,…as it allows us to maintain our layers.…
Go ahead and save this Adobe Photoshop, okay.…Now let's go ahead and go to Photoshop and open that file, Export2.…As you can see, as the file opened it maintained all of those layers as we had…in our original SketchBook Pro TIF file.…Now let's go ahead and go back to SketchBook Pro.…File > Save As and rather than saving it either as a TIF or a Photoshop file,…let's save this as a JPEG file.…
Now, if you save this in a JPEG file, it will give you some options for the…
- Exploring the user interface lagoon
- Customizing brush settings
- Creating a texture brush
- Refining a sketch with blur, smear and sharpen tools
- Creating illustrations with layers
- Using the Symmetry tool to mirror drawings across the X or Y axis
- Using the ruler tool to draw and position precise straight lines
- Using the Ellipse tool to draw and position precise circles, ellipses, and curves.
- Saving projects
Skill Level Beginner
Q: The grid files the author uses in the course aren't included in the exercise files. Where can I find them?
A: The grid files are background template files that are provided with an Autodesk subscription, which comes with purchase of any Autodesk product, including Sketchbook Pro. To sign up for a subscription, visit http://subscription.autodesk.com and click Create an Account. You'll be prompted to enter your software license number, so make sure to have that handy.