Once you're feeling confident making loose, General, lines in Photoshop it's time to explore a more precise tool. Using a narrow pencil, especially in Photoshop, is a challenging skill. This series helps build your confidence through a collection of drills and exercises ranging from simple hatching to contour-line photo studies. In addition to traditional exercises, I also demonstrate a few uniquely digital tools to help clean up your Photoshop linework. So it's easy for you to follow along, the series includes my set of natural media (Photoshop) brushes .
If you’re looking to improve your digital linework, “Refined Lines” is a great followup to “Gesture”.
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Runtime: 68 Minutes (Digital Download, Includes Photoshop Tool Presets)
1. The Power of the Pencil2. Freehand Line Drills3. Tone and Hatching Drills4. Texture and Pattern Drills5. Demo - Detailed Hatching6. Artificial Precision in Photoshop7. Case Study 1 - Cartooning8. Case Study 2 - Photo studies9. Case Study 3 - Casual Sketching