This course is designed for artists who want to learn how to create art with digital media; discussion will cover how to work with brushes, layers, and various tools to create your digital painting. You will learn about creating custom brushes and optimizing your Wacom tablet for digital painting.
See specific content information below in the "Attend and You Will Learn" section.
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for individuals who are interested in learning to create digital paintings using Photoshop.
Attend and You Will Receive
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of completion from NC State University.
Participants in this course are expected to have intermediate drawing skills.
Attend and You Will Learn / Expected Outcome
Upon completion of this course, you will understand the basics of how to use digital painting skills in Photoshop.
Attend And You Will Learn
- Intro to the interface
- Customizing Photoshop’s layout for digital painting
- Setting up the tablet
- Painting the form with accuracy
- Using adjustment layers
- Using non-brush tools for your painting
- Painting from a photo
- Composition basics
- Strategies for more complex subjects
Notes / Additional Information
Hardware required: Wacom tablet and pen (or another drawing tablet)