This course helps you to understand digital illustration. I am sharing with you my own workflow, everything I do to create original digital illustrations.
Are you good with your hands, but were always afraid to start the digital drawing process? This course is for you! I explain everything and help you find your own comfortable workflow.
We start with getting the ideas on paper with a single pencil. Sketching is a very important part of the illustration process! Than we take the digitized image to Adobe Illustrator to create the vector elements of our drawing. And last but not least we will use Adobe Photoshop to really bring the drawing alive, by giving it texture and a unique atmosphere!
I will share all my tips and tricks during the process, but if you missed anything, please feel free to ask, I am here to teach!
Come and join the course and create amazing digital illustrations right now!
A sketch is a loose drawing, but sometimes you need to work more on the details. First I draw a cartoon tree.
A more detailed sketch of the main character and her bike.
We create a new document, and import everything we need to start our drawing: the sketch and the reference images.
Here I am showing how I make seemingly different elements out of a single object.
I reset my artboard in a way that helps my creative process!
Creating a texture to our building is adding detail and helps the atmosphere.
Vector is great because you can freely duplicate and reuse elements with ease! This is how!
Remember the tree we drew in the beginning? It is time to recreate it in Illustrator!
The background is ready, it is time to build our main character!
Legs are important! :) Also we make a nice skin tone here!
Legs are important! ;) We create a nice skin tone here.
As we were drawing on the open art board, not directly on the background, now we have to place the girl in the final position. Aim to find the best place to support the composition!
The flying leaves will give space and make our image more dynamic!
This is a technical lecture, to help our transition from Illustrator to Photoshop
We use light to add focus to the girl, and add the final happy summer feeling to our illustration!
The wind is invisible, but the leaves are not! Use them to create the illusion of wind - and make your image more dynamic!
Bonus PDF. Find my other works!
Hello! My name is Peter. I'm an illustrator, motion designer and photographer.
I live in Budapest, Hungary.
I work as motion designer at a leading commercial television channel in Hungary.
I create digital paintings and illustrations in Photoshop and Illustrator with a Wacom tablet. I love traditional pastel and comic art too.
One of the most important things for me is to create atmospheric scenes with impressionistic lights and a lovely story.
I'm a graphic designer, illustrator and design teacher for more than 10 years. I create clever logos and cute illustrations, I like to inspire, share my knowledge and make people think and laugh!
I use Inkscape, an open source graphic design program in most of my design, and I was teaching this to my students too in a college in Budapest.
I am constantly sharing knowledge about design and life as a freelancer. I teach on Udemy since 2014 and work together with some of my friends now, to create better courses together by sharing my online teaching experience
Exploring new ways to create and sharing my knowledge is what I like the most - so don't be afraid to ask, I'm here to teach!.