iPad Painting Of A Tropical Fish Aquarium
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iPad Painting Of A Tropical Fish Aquarium

Learn To Paint On The iPad
4.4 (4 ratings)
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19 students enrolled
Created by Corliss Blakely
Last updated 7/2016
Price: $20
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What Will I Learn?
  • Paint beautiful digital painting on the iPad with ArtStudio. You will understand how to start off with simple shapes and by using the different tools and brushes create amazing art right on your iPad. You will learn how to use layers and all the features of ArtStudio. Once your finished with your art you can save it, print it and share your art to the world.
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  • You will need the ArtStudio iPad App and iPad

This course will teach you how to paint beautiful painting on your iPad with ArtStudio. The course includes step by step videos explaining the layout of the ArtStudio and creating a painting of a tropical fish aquarium. Through out the course you will learn all the features and how to apply them to your painting. You will learn how to use layers, create your own brushes, transform layers, and detail painting. All you need is an iPad and the ArtStudio iPad app in iTunes. Once you finish this course you will be able to paint anywhere anytime with your iPad. It's the new canvas for artists. The course is 2 hours, however I would take the time and just relax and have fun. As a professional artist I know the more you paint you will feel positive with your results. Once you start painting with the iPad it will open your eyes to a new world. 

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for anyone who wants to learn to how to paint on the iPad . Painting on the iPad is an amazing experience that you will love. The iPad is the new canvas for artists, you now can create art anywhere anytime without all the supplies traditional artists use. . I start off the course with video showing you the layout and features of ArtStudio. Then I take you step by step through the painting process using all the different tools, brushes and options of ArtStudio with videos of a tropical fish aquarium painting. People that have never painting before find it an amazing experience.
Curriculum For This Course
17 Lectures
The Layout Of ArtStudio iPad App
1 Lecture 01:07

The Layout Of ArtStudio

Preview 01:07
Describing in detail the features in ArtStudio
4 Lectures 20:26

Top Menu in ArtStudio

Preview 06:03

ArtStudio painting tools in the left toolbar

Preview 08:50

ArtStudio color palette toolbar

Preview 01:35

ArtStudio bottom toolbar

Preview 03:58
Painting A Tropical Fish Aquarium On The iPad
12 Lectures 02:22:18

This is the first video of the aquarium. I will be demonstrating step by step the blocking in stage and using layers in this video. I will be adding the water, gravel and plants on different layers. I will be using simple shapes in the beginning and in later videos will be adding detail.

Starting The Tropical Fish Aquarium

In this video I will be painting in the gravel layer with different brushes. Showing you how you can paint with a variety of colors and brush sizes.

Painting In The Gravel Layer

In this video I will be using a lot of different brushes to create realistic plants in the aquarium. I will also show you how to shade in the paints with color values.

Start Painting In The Detail Of The Plants.

In this video I will finish painting the aquarium plants and transforming the layers. I will be showing you have to transform the plants and move scale and rotate on different layers.

Adding More Detail To The Aquarium Plants.

In this video I will be using the dodge and burn tool and transforming all the plants.The dodge and burn tool will become one of your favorite tools. It a great way to get a three  dimensional look to your paintings.

Transforming And Refining The Plants

In this video I will be painting in the rocks with various brushes on different layers. I will be using light and dark values to paint in the rocks.

Painting In The Rocks

In this Video I will block in and paint the angelfish. You will see how easy it is to paint an angle fish by simple shapes and then using different brushes to add the detail. 

Painting In The Angelfish.

In This Video I will finishing painting in the detail of the angelfish and using the airbrush in the eraser mode to create transparanty in the fins. Using the eraser comes in handy using any brush and controlling the opacity of the brush.

Finishing In The Detail Of The Angelfish.

In This Video I will be coping the angelfish and painting in the fancy guppies. You will learn how to copy and paste and add more layers.

Copy The Angelfish and Add Fancy Guppies

I will be finishing the guppy and copy the layer and moving the fish around the aquarium. You will learn how easy it is to work with layers and changing the sizes of you fish.

Finishing Painting The Guppies

I will be transforming layers and adding some plants in the background. You will see how easy it is to change your painting by moving and copying your plants on different layers.

Changing Some Of The Painting.

Adding a new background and showing you how to save and export your painting. I will show you the gradient tool which can give your paint a  dramatic affect.

I want to thank you for taking this course and I hope you continue to paint on the iPad . I encourage you to experience with all the tools and brushes in ArtStudio . You can download the manual I wrote under file in ArtStudio and save it to you iBooks. Of course I'm always available for questions through email. You can always send me a screenshot by holding down the power button and the home button at the same time.

Again I hope this has opened up a whole new world for you


Corliss Blakely

Finishing The iPad Painting.
About the Instructor
Corliss Blakely
4.4 Average rating
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133 Students
3 Courses
Professional iPad Artist

Corliss Blakely, an established professional artist and seventh generation Vermonter, paints still life and landscapes in a classically realist style. Corliss received her formal art training in Boston where she studied at the Vesper George Art School and The Museum School Of Fine Art.

Corliss is an internationally recognized artist for her work in several media, including watercolor, oil, and egg tempera. Her paintings hang in collections worldwide.

She is now painting on the iPhone and iPad, which has “opened up a new world for artists,” she says. “The world is changing and artists now have a new canvas to create on.” Corliss has translated her meticulous sharp focus technique in oils to this new technology.

Corliss is one of many professional artists who are embracing the iPad. The iPad lets her create anywhere without the space requirements, supply expenses. and toxic exposure of traditional media.

Corliss offers workshops with the app ArtStudio, and works directly with Sylwester Los of Lucky Clan, the ArtStudio developer.