Photoshop: Learn Digital Painting Basics in Photoshop

(4 customer reviews)




Welcome to “Photoshop: Learn Digital Painting Basics,” a comprehensive course designed to unlock the artistic potential within Adobe Photoshop! Whether you’re a seasoned digital artist or a beginner eager to dive into the world of digital painting, this course is crafted to empower you with essential skills and techniques to bring your creative visions to life.

Course Overview:

Module 1: Introduction to Digital Painting

  • Gain a solid understanding of the digital painting process.
  • Explore the benefits of digital painting in Photoshop.
  • Familiarize yourself with the basic tools and interface of Photoshop.

Module 2: Setting Up Your Workspace

  • Customize your Photoshop workspace for optimal digital painting efficiency.
  • Configure brushes, color settings, and other preferences tailored to your artistic style.

Module 3: Fundamental Brush Techniques

  • Master the art of brushwork, learning to control opacity, flow, and pressure.
  • Explore various brush types and understand their applications in digital painting.

Module 4: Understanding Layers and Blending Modes

  • Unlock the power of layers for a non-destructive workflow.
  • Dive into blending modes to create stunning and realistic effects in your digital paintings.

Module 5: Color Theory for Digital Painting

  • Explore the principles of color theory and its application in digital art.
  • Learn how to create harmonious color palettes and evoke specific moods in your paintings.

Module 6: Creating Realistic Textures

  • Develop skills to add texture and depth to your digital paintings.
  • Study techniques for rendering various surfaces such as skin, fur, and fabric.

Module 7: Lighting and Shadows

  • Understand the fundamentals of light and shadow to enhance the realism of your digital paintings.
  • Learn how to create dynamic lighting scenarios to convey mood and atmosphere.

Module 8: Composition and Design Principles

  • Explore the principles of composition to create visually engaging and balanced artwork.
  • Learn how to direct the viewer’s focus and tell compelling visual stories through your paintings.

Module 9: Bringing Characters to Life

  • Dive into character design and expression.
  • Develop techniques for conveying emotion and personality in your digital character illustrations.

Module 10: Final Project

  • Apply all the skills learned throughout the course in a final, hands-on project.
  • Receive constructive feedback and tips for improvement.

Course Benefits:

  • Access to downloadable resources, including custom brushes and reference materials.
  • Lifetime access to course materials for continuous learning and reference.
  • Join a supportive community of fellow artists to share insights, tips, and feedback.

By the end of this course, you’ll not only have a solid grasp of digital painting basics but also the confidence to embark on your creative journey in the world of digital art using Adobe Photoshop. Let’s unleash your artistic potential and turn your imagination into captivating digital masterpieces!

What you'll Learn

  • Paint in Photoshop using built in and custom brushes
  • Navigate the Photoshop UI for painting
  • Understand layers, blending modes, tool palettes, masking and various other important Photoshop techniques
  • Create a portrait in Photoshop from beginning to end
  • Mimic watercolor, oil, acrylic, or mixed media in Photoshop
  • Create your own custom brushes and tool presets
  • Create beautiful imagery using Photoshop
  • Feel comfortable using a pen tablet to paint and draw

4 reviews for Photoshop: Learn Digital Painting Basics in Photoshop

  1. Angelina

    I thoroughly enjoyed this course! The instructor’s enthusiasm for digital painting is contagious, making the learning experience both engaging and inspiring. The course structure is well thought out, progressing from basic concepts to more advanced techniques seamlessly. The practice exercises are a great way to reinforce what you’ve learned. I’m excited to continue exploring digital painting thanks to this course.

  2. Rapheal

    As a beginner in digital art, I found this course extremely helpful. The instructor not only covers the basics of digital painting but also shares practical tips and tricks that are invaluable for someone starting out. The demonstrations are well-paced, and I appreciate the focus on building a strong foundation.

  3. Christy

    The instructor’s teaching style is clear and concise, making it easy to follow along even for someone new to Photoshop. The course covers all the basics of digital painting, and the step-by-step tutorials helped me gain confidence in using different tools and techniques. I highly recommend this course to anyone looking to get started in digital art.

  4. Silifat

    This course is an excellent starting point for anyone interested in digital painting. The instructor breaks down complex concepts into easy-to-understand lessons, providing a solid foundation in using Photoshop for artistic expression. The hands-on exercises are incredibly helpful, and I can already see a significant improvement in my digital painting skills.

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