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Atmospheric Painting in Procreate: From Concept to Color

A course by Deb JJ Lee , Illustrator

Illustrator. New York, United States.
Joined January 2022

Learn to follow your artistic intuition to create atmospheric illustrations by experimenting with concepts, color, and composition

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96% positive reviews (68)
8028 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Learn to follow your artistic intuition to create atmospheric illustrations by experimenting with concepts, color, and composition

    The atmosphere of an image is built upon visual elements, but it can impact the viewer on an emotional level. That’s why illustrator Deb JJ Lee relies on both technique and artistic intuition to shape the mood in their pieces. This approach has led them to work with brands like Adobe, Google, and Facebook, and with media outlets such as The Washington Post and NPR.

    In this online course, learn to paint atmospheric illustrations in Procreate. Deb teaches you how to develop a concept by following your instincts, as well as how to express emotions through color, composition, and linework. Trust your mind to guide creative decisions and produce art that moves your audience.

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    What will you learn in this online course?

    16 lessons & 16 downloads

    Techniques and Tools
    14 minutes, 56 seconds
    Effective Compositions 1
    19 minutes, 56 seconds
    Effective Compositions 2
    6 minutes, 40 seconds
    Detailing the Sketch 1
    19 minutes, 46 seconds
    Detailing the Sketch 2
    7 minutes, 27 seconds
    Telling a Story with Color 1
    18 minutes, 24 seconds
    • 96% positive reviews (68)
    • 8028 students
    • 16 lessons (2h 40m)
    • 16 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?

    Create a digital illustration based on a film or book that conveys the atmosphere and emotions of the story.

    Projects by course students

    Who is this online course for?

    Anyone with an interest in digital drawing who wants to learn how to follow their creative intuition.

    Requirements and materials

    Basic drawing skills and notions of Procreate are recommended but not essential.

    As for materials, you need an iPad with Procreate and a compatible stylus.


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    8028 Students
    68 Reviews
    96% Positive ratings
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    Deb JJ Lee

    A course by Deb JJ Lee

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    Illustrator

    Deborah Lee is a Korean illustrator based in Brooklyn, NY. During the last year of their design degree at Carnegie Mellon University, they realized that drawing was their true passion and spent the years after graduating developing their portfolio while working as a UX designer in Silicon Valley. In 2020, Deb made the leap to a full-time freelancing career. As a self-taught illustrator, they rely on both technique and intuition to create art with a strong emotional charge.

    Deb has collaborated with brands such as Google, Facebook, Lyft, LinkedIn, and Procreate, as well as media outlets like New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, and PBS. In the editorial field, they have illustrated for publishers including HarperCollins, Macmillan, and Simon and Schuster. They also wrote their own graphic memoir, IN LIMBO, and has been awarded for their work by the Society of Illustrators and Adobe.


    Content

    • U1

      Introduction

      • About Me
      • Influences
    • U2

      Digital Drawing and Illustration Basics

      • Techniques and Tools
      • Selecting the Scene and References
      • Effective Compositions 1
      • Effective Compositions 2
    • U3

      The Illustration from Start to Finish

      • Detailing the Sketch 1
      • Detailing the Sketch 2
      • Telling a Story with Color 1
      • Telling a Story with Color 2
      • Laying in the Linework
      • Cleaning Up and Improvising
      • Making the Final Touches and Exporting
    • U4

      What Comes Next?

      • Portfolio-Building
      • The Illustration Business
      • How to Overcome Creative Blocks
    • FP

      Final project

      • Atmospheric Painting in Procreate: From Concept to Color

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    Atmospheric Painting in Procreate: From Concept to Color. Illustration course by Deb JJ Lee Best seller

    Atmospheric Painting in Procreate: From Concept to Color

    A course by Deb JJ Lee
    Illustrator. New York, United States.
    Joined January 2022
    • 96% positive reviews (68)
    • 8028 students