In this video tutorial you will learn how to set up your own digital pencil brushes in Photoshop - or use one the stock pencils that comes with Photoshop. There are a few tricks you can learn to fool your friends, customers, and clients into thinking that you used real pencils to create digital masterpieces. Why digital when pencils are so cheap? Control, speed, and size. When you use Photoshop to mimic traditional pencils you can take advantage of many digital tools like layers, undo, filters like warp, distort, and liquify, pressure sensitivity, texture pallet, and opacity to recreate a real eraser. Follow along as Will shows you exactly how to build a digital pencil - then watch him create several drawings start to finish to learn his technique.
This tutorial is ready for immediate download and includes the original sketch.
How to create a digital pencil in Photoshop
How to use a digital pencil to mimic a real pencil
How to use other photoshop tools to give you the feeling of traditional pencils
How to strip your digital or traditional pencil drawing from the paper or white background and move it to a different layer
How to add a new background like hand made paper scan or other natural texture scan behind your drawing to look like it was all created with natural mediums
How to start a digital pencil drawing from start to finish
- Digital tablet like Wacom Intuos but preferably a tablet monitor like Wacom Cintiq or Yiynova or Huion.
- Computer - IOS or Windows with Photoshop CS2 or higher (Will uses PScc in the videos)
- Making Digital Pencil
- Making Traditional Pencil
- Long Demo pt3
- Looking at Pencil Sketches
- Short Demo
- Long Demo pt1
- Long Demo pt2
It's an amazing feeling to mimic traditional media digitally. Now I know how to manipulate my brush to get better results instead of depending on others brus...Read More
It's an amazing feeling to mimic traditional media digitally. Now I know how to manipulate my brush to get better results instead of depending on others brushes! Thanks for the insight, Will!Read Less
Will does a great job explaining his process while stressing the fundamentals of good drawing to make professional work. I highly recommend this course for ...Read More
Will does a great job explaining his process while stressing the fundamentals of good drawing to make professional work. I highly recommend this course for everyone, and especially the drawers who are looking for alternatives for taking their works "to paint" so to speak.Read Less