A quick look in any artist’s sketchbook shows that ‘sketching’ is not limited to contour lines. Most sketches also include an indication of light and shadow - giving them body and definition. Even though our 'sketchbook' is digital, no exploration of sketching would be complete without tone. “Simple Shading” demonstrates a workflow that balances speed and precision, taking queues from traditional grayscale markers (a favorite among industrial designers.)
If you’re looking to add body and tone to your digital linework, “Simple Shading” is for you.
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Runtime: 58 Minutes (Digital Download)
Simplifying Light2. Setting up Your Tools3. Using Tone to Describe Form4. Using Tone for Visual Hierarchy5. Problem Solving with Tone6. Next Steps