Digital illustration: Narrative Story For Beginners
What you'll learn
- Develop the ability to identify storytelling potential in everyday objects and reference images.
- Understand the core principles of character design and its significance in visual storytelling.
- Enhance brainstorming and sketching skills to generate creative story concepts from objects.
- Learn step-by-step techniques to transform objects into expressive and believable characters.
- Learn to depict a wide range of expressions to convey emotions and advance the narrative.
- Understand color theory for shading and lighting, and apply it to create depth and atmosphere.
- Acquire knowledge of basic lighting concepts and effectively apply lighting in illustrations.
- Acquire a solid understanding of narrative composition and learn how to effectively structure illustrations to convey compelling stories.
- Develop composition and visual storytelling techniques to effectively communicate narratives through illustrations.
- Procreate Basics
- iPad & Apple Pencil [or] Normal Paper & Pencil
- Basic Drawing Skills
Unlock your imagination and bring your stories to life through the power of illustration!
In the course "Creative Story Illustration: Transforming Objects into Characters," you'll learn the exciting art of turning ordinary objects into captivating and expressive characters that will captivate your audience and it can be used in various fields like
Advertising and Marketing: Creating compelling stories for products or brands.
Product Development: Crafting stories for new inventions or innovative products.
Content Creation: Incorporating object stories into digital media and entertainment.
Tourism and Travel: Using objects to tell cultural or historical stories about destinations.
Whether you're an aspiring storyteller, an illustrator, or simply someone who loves to unleash creativity, this course is designed to expand your artistic skills and ignite your imagination. With step-by-step guidance, you'll discover the secrets of creating unique characters that breathe life into your narratives where you can use in various fields
The basic structure of this course is:
We'll start by examining finished drawings, where I'll show you step-by-step how I achieved the final result. You'll gain insights into the techniques used and the reasoning behind artistic decisions.
We'll explore how to find inspiration and create engaging stories from reference images. Through brainstorming exercises and sketching techniques, I'll help you unlock your storytelling abilities and discover the unique narratives within everyday objects.
Finally, Once you have a solid story concept, we'll dive into the detailed process of illustration from scratch.
Additionally, in this course, you will learn:
The Basic Lighting Concept:
Understanding how lighting works is crucial for creating realistic and impactful illustrations. I will introduce you to the fundamental principles of lighting, including different types of lighting sources, shadows, highlights, and how they can be used to add depth and dimension to your characters.
Expressions for Storytelling:
Expressions play a vital role in conveying emotions and telling a story through your illustrations. You will learn how to effectively depict a range of expressions, from joy and excitement to sadness or surprise. I will guide you in capturing the essence of each emotion and infusing it into your characters.
Basic Color Theory for Shading and Lighting:
Shading and lighting techniques can greatly enhance the visual impact of your illustrations. You will gain a solid understanding of color theory, including how to choose and apply colors for shading and lighting effects. We'll explore concepts such as warm and cool colors, color harmonies, and how to create realistic lighting scenarios in your artwork.
Using our imagination, creative eye, and surprising elements like colors, textures, and tricks, we will embark on an exciting journey of creating a captivating visual story.
This class is not only a learning experience but also a fun exercise for your imagination, fostering creative thinking and pushing the boundaries of your artistic skills.
So, are you ready to dive into the world of illustration and storytelling?
Let's embark on this adventure together!
Before we begin, let's go over the requirements for this course.
To create the illustrations with a creative story, I have primarily used:
iPad: You will need access to an iPad to fully participate in the course.
Apple Pencil: The Apple Pencil will greatly enhance your drawing experience.
Procreate App: We will be using the Procreate app for our illustrations. Familiarity with the app will be helpful.
In addition to these specific tools, you will need some basic drawing skills.
However, there is no specific medium requirement, and you are free to use traditional tools such as paper and pencil if you prefer. The key is to unleash your creativity and think outside the box. To make the process more convenient, it is recommended to gather plenty of reference images that inspire you and help shape your illustrations.
Now that you know the course requirements, let's dive into the exciting world of decoding illustrations in the lessons. Get ready to unlock your creativity and bring your stories to life through the power of visual storytelling!
Who this course is for:
- Anyone Who Interested To Create A Narrative Story From Reference
- Beginner Illustrators Who Curious About Creative Drawing
- Who Want To Begin In Character Digital Drawings
- Advanced Students Who Want To Learn From A Real Professional
- For A Hobbyists Looking For A Learning New Skill About Digital Drawing
- Illustrators Who Are Struggling To Get Work Done
- Artists Have No Idea What To Create
- People Who Have An iPad & Want To Learn How To Draw
- Illustrators Who Wants To Learn From Sketch To Draw
I'm Jemsee, a Web Designer and Digital Artist from India. I have completed my post-graduation in computer science and I am currently working as a freelance Web Designer and Digital Artist.
I love the Web and Illustrations in all of their forms. I mainly aim at being positive, motivating, and inspiring in my classes. Through my class, I wish to share the techniques and tips which I have gained over these years.