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This course will cover the use of Sketchbook Pro 8 for drawing and coloring your comic book characters. You will learn how to draw a comic style male and female face from start to finish in a full frontal view. You will learn simple measurements to map out the face and make the drawing process much easier to accomplish. This course will show you how to create your line art and refine the rough sketch to get it ready for the coloring process. We will then finish the faces by adding color and effects to our artwork. 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 the use of layers, brushes, selection tools and many other great features in this powerful program. If you are looking to improve your ability to draw interesting characters while gaining a stronger knowledge of this amazing drawing program, then this course is for you! And remember you have a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee if you are not totally satisfied with this course!
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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, illustrated storyboard for large corporations, and owned and operated my own design firm successfully for over 10 years.
I am currently a professional freelance illustrator where I create digital art for my clients. I create sequential art and character concepts.
I now share my knowledge in digital art and computer software through online platforms such as Udemy and have a growing Youtube channel as well. With over 40,000 Youtube subscribers and quickly growing I felt I should create some more in depth content for students wanting to take their skills to the next level.
My goal is to help aspiring artists realize their potential and break their mental barriers that hold them back from creating the artwork of their dreams. We can all do it with the right instruction and work ethic. That is what I am here to teach my students.