Editorial Animated Illustrations: Create art based on news stories

A course by Katty Huertas , Illustrator

Illustrator. Washington, United States.
Joined October 2021

Bring your art to life and create editorial animated illustrations with Procreate and Photoshop.

  • 100% positive reviews (9)
  • 621 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Bring your art to life and create editorial animated illustrations with Procreate and Photoshop.

A course by Katty Huertas

Explore the captivating world of narrative illustration with Katty Huertas, the renowned multidisciplinary artist and illustrator. As a designer and art director at The Washington Post, she gets to commission illustrations as well as illustrate herself.

In this online course, you'll learn how to transform stories into stunning visual art using Procreate and Photoshop. From conceptualization to animation, Katty will guide you through every step, sharing her unique techniques and insights.

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What will you learn in this online course?

18 lessons & 15 downloads

Sketching Rough Ideas
7 minutes, 57 seconds
Refining the Sketches
18 minutes, 46 seconds
Filling the Shapes with Color
11 minutes, 53 seconds
Adding Dimension to the Work 1
18 minutes, 21 seconds
Animating in Photoshop
6 minutes, 50 seconds
  • 100% positive reviews (9)
  • 621 students
  • 18 lessons (2h 52m)
  • 15 additional resources (2 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

You'll illustrate an article of your choice and animate the image. Through the process taught in the course, you'll create a narrative illustration that captures the essence of the article.

Who is this online course for?

This course is perfect for artists and illustrators looking to expand their storytelling skills and take their illustrations to the next level. If you have previous drawing experience and access to Photoshop for animation, this course will provide you with the tools and techniques to bring your stories to life.

Requirements and materials

To take this course, you'll need some previous drawing experience. You'll also need access to Procreate and Photoshop for creating and animating your illustrations. While Katty will primarily focus on digital tools, you're free to use any medium for the initial sketches. So gather your favorite art supplies and get ready to explore the world of narrative illustration with Katty Huertas.


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621 Students
9 Reviews
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Katty Huertas

A course by Katty Huertas

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Katty Huertas is a highly acclaimed multidisciplinary artist and illustrator known for her vibrant colors, intricate details, and captivating narrative illustrations. With an extensive portfolio that includes collaborations with globally recognized brands and publications, Katty has established herself as a prominent figure in the art world.

Her unique style, which combines human and natural elements with recurring patterns and stylized figures, has garnered widespread admiration. Katty's expertise in storytelling through visuals, along with her passion for experimenting with different media, makes her an exceptional guide in the realm of narrative illustration. Join Katty in this course to learn from her wealth of knowledge and master the art of creating compelling visual narratives.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Preparation

    • Using Procreate
    • Reading the Brief
    • Researching the Subject
  • U3

    Conceptualization

    • Sketching Rough Ideas
    • Refining the Sketches
    • Selecting the Sketch
    • Planning the Animation
    • Choosing a Color Palette
  • U4

    Building and Animating the Illustration

    • Filling the Shapes with Color
    • Adding Dimension to the Work 1
    • Adding Dimension to the Work 2
    • Creating Layers for the Animation
  • U5

    Post-production

    • Animating in Photoshop
    • Adding Texture and Color Correcting
    • Exporting the Animation
    • Promoting the Work
  • FP

    Final project

    • Painterly Editorial Illustrations: How to Quickly Create Art Based on New Stories

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Editorial Animated Illustrations: Create art based on news stories. 3D, Animation & Illustration course by Katty Huertas

Editorial Animated Illustrations: Create art based on news stories

A course by Katty Huertas
Illustrator. Washington, United States.
Joined October 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (9)
  • 621 students