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This course will cover the uses of Sketchbook Pro 8 for drawing and coloring your comic book character faces. It will cover how to draw the human face by starting with basic forms and working up the design of your character from there. You will learn how to rough out a face and then refine the line art. We will then finish the process by adding color and effects to our illustrations. By the end of this course you will have a strong fundamental knowledge of how to construct facial drawings and a better understanding of the tools within Sketchbook Pro 8 that help with this process. We will go over using layers, brushes, selection tools and many other great features of this powerful program. Do you want to improve your ability to draw interesting characters? Then this course is for you!
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|Section 1: Introduction - Creating Comic Book Faces in Sketchbook Pro 8|
In this lecture I explain what you will learn in this course and what to expect.
|Section 2: Part 2 - Creating Face Shapes in Sketchbook Pro 8|
In this lecture I walk you through the process of using Sketchbook Pro 8 to create some basic face shapes. By creating the larger basic forms we can then work to refine our characters and prepare us for the next lesson where we place our facial features.
|Section 3: Part 3 - Measuring and Placing Facial Features in Your Drawing|
In this lecture we begin to measure and place our facial features. I show you some basic mechanics to use when aligning your features to help with that process.
|Section 4: Part 4 - Rendering the Male Face in Sketchbook Pro 8|
In this lecture we will start to refine the line work to our male character. I also show you how to use the layers to aid in that process. You will also learn a few tips on getting cleaner lines in your work.
|Section 5: Part 5 - Rendering the Female Face in Sketchbook Pro 8|
In this lecture we will render the female face and refine our line work. You will also learn tips on how to draw and apply shadows.
|Section 6: Part 6 - Coloring Our Characters in Sketchbook Pro 8|
In this lecture you will learn how to add colors to your characters in Sketchbook Pro 8. You will learn how to use the layer system along with the copic library to make quick work of your coloring process.
I have been a working professional artist for most of my life. I have been published in comics, created 3D animation and characters for television, and owned and operated my own design firm for over 10 years. I am currently a professional Storyboard artist where I create frames to illustrate commercials before they go into production. I now share my knowledge in art and computer software through digital platforms such as Udemy and have a growing Youtube channel as well.