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Drawing and Painting in Photoshop

via LinkedIn Learning

Overview

Learn how draw and paint digitally using Adobe Photoshop. This course is designed specifically for artists who want to transition their skills to a digital canvas.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Drawing and painting in Photoshop
1. Setting the Digital Canvas
  • Fundamentals of image files
  • Image size in inches
  • Size in pixels
  • More settings
2. Control of the Digital Screen
  • Handling multiple files
  • Navigating inside the file window
  • Rotate View tool
  • A second view
  • Navigation options
  • Navigation shortcuts summary
3. Tools for Choosing Color
  • Choosing a color in HSB mode
  • Choosing a color in RGB mode
  • Using the Color picker
  • Color palette
  • Swatches palette
  • Eyedropper Tool
4. Settings for the Brush Tool
  • The Brush tool and graphic tablets
  • Basic Brush tool settings
  • The standard brush tip settings
  • Creating a custom brush tip
  • The Natural Media Bristle Brush settings
  • Shape dynamics
  • Scattering
  • Texture
  • Dual Brush
  • Color dynamics
  • Transfer
  • Graphic tablet and pen pressure
  • Fade
5. Additional Tools for Applying Color
  • Mixer brush
  • Paint Bucket
  • Gradient tool
  • Blend modes
6. Supporting Tools
  • Rectangular Marquee tool
  • Lasso tool
  • Selection from Path
  • Quick Mask mode
  • Handling selections
  • Straight lines with the Shift key
  • Smoothing
  • Stroking a path
  • Symmetry
7. Manipulating Color
  • Smudge, Blur, and Sharpen tools
  • Mixer brush
  • Dodge, Burn, and Sponge tools
  • Clone Stamp tool
  • Moving and duplicating selections
  • Transforming selections
  • Puppet Warp tool
  • Hue/Saturation
  • Curves
  • Color Balance
8. Organizing the Digital Canvas
  • Painting on separate layers
  • Moving and transforming layers
  • Locking transparent pixels
  • Eraser tool
  • Layer masks
  • Clipping masks
  • Duplicate and merge layers
  • Grouping layers
  • Layer Opacity and Blend modes
9. Digital Drawing
  • New file and Brushes overview
  • Rough sketch
  • Perspective grid
  • Final drawing: Part 1
  • Final drawing: Part 2
  • Final drawing: Part 3
10. Colored, Digital Drawing
  • New file and Brushes overview
  • Rough sketch
  • Final drawing: Part 1
  • Final drawing: Part 2
  • Flattening
  • Adding shadows
  • Highlights
  • Finishing touches
11. Digital Painting
  • New file and Brushes overview
  • Rough color sketch
  • Preliminary drawing
  • Resizing and Layer setup
  • Painting the foreground: Part 1
  • Painting the foreground: Part 2
  • Painting the midground
  • Painting the far background
  • Finishing touches
  • Final adjustments
Conclusion
  • Farewell

Taught by

Daniel Lieske

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