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Procreate Illustration: Sketching Techniques for the Everyday

A course by Simone Grünewald , Visual Development Artist

Visual Development Artist. Hamburg, Germany.
Joined August 2021

Unlock the secrets of sketchbook mastery in Procreate. Enhance your skills in composition, color, and figure drawing for captivating illustrations.

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  • 100% positive reviews (9)
  • 1941 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Unlock the secrets of sketchbook mastery in Procreate. Enhance your skills in composition, color, and figure drawing for captivating illustrations.

Embark on an artistic journey with Simone Grünewald, a distinguished visual development artist known for her enchanting illustrations inspired by nature and everyday life. Simone shares her wealth of experience gained from a successful career, including notable works like the Deponia Series and Ken Follet’s Pillars of the Earth. Delve into a transformative experience where you'll learn techniques ranging from traditional sketching to digital illustration using Procreate.

Simone’s course is a fusion of both time-honored and contemporary methods, designed to elevate your artistic prowess. She begins by introducing the necessary materials and imparts invaluable tips for seamlessly integrating sketching into your daily routine. You'll then receive a comprehensive overview of Procreate, followed by immersive exercises covering color theory and character construction. The course culminates in the creation of a captivating character within a scene, brought to life with Procreate's powerful capabilities.

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What will you learn in this online course?

17 lessons & 19 downloads

Working with a Sketchbook
15 minutes, 19 seconds
Procreate and Brushes
12 minutes, 54 seconds
The Composition
16 minutes, 52 seconds
Color Picking
11 minutes, 43 seconds
Stylization
5 minutes, 7 seconds
  • 100% positive reviews (9)
  • 1941 students
  • 17 lessons (2h 49m)
  • 19 additional resources (6 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?

For the final project, you'll have the opportunity to showcase your newfound skills by sketching a character within a carefully crafted scene. Guided by Simone's expertise, you'll then harness the power of Procreate to bring this illustration to its full potential, creating a stunning piece of art that reflects your unique style and creativity.

Who is this online course for?

Artists of all levels who are passionate about exploring the realms of sketching and digital illustration. Whether you're a budding artist or an experienced creator looking to refine your skills, this course provides a rich learning experience. Simone's gentle guidance and expert insights ensure that every participant, regardless of their background, can unlock their artistic potential and create captivating illustrations with a touch of tradition.

Requirements and materials

To make the most of this course, all you need is your enthusiasm and a willingness to explore the world of sketching and digital illustration. Simone will walk you through the necessary materials, ensuring that you're equipped to embark on this creative journey. So, get ready to dive into the world of artistry with Simone Grünewald as your trusted guide.


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Simone Grünewald

A course by Simone Grünewald

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Visual Development Artist

Simone Grünewald, widely recognized as Schmoedraws on social media, is a prominent figure in the world of art. Her career flourished as the Head of Art at Daedalic Entertainment, where she contributed significantly to games like the Deponia Series and Ken Follet’s Pillars of the Earth. With an impressive background in character design, storyboarding, and visual development, Simone has garnered accolades throughout her nine-year tenure at Daedalic.

Beyond the realm of gaming, she has launched successful Kickstarter campaigns, authored books like "Sketch Every Day" and "Draw What You Love," and even contributed a comic story to the Malcolm Max Short Story Compilation for Splitter Comics. Simone's artistic journey is characterized by a deep connection to nature, a profound appreciation for the small moments in everyday life, and a tireless quest to encapsulate the beauty of the world through her art.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Mind and Tools

    • Working Traditionally and Digitally
    • Working with a Sketchbook
    • Procreate and Brushes
    • The Composition
    • Color Picking
    • Stylization
    • Constructing Characters
  • U3

    Creating the Illustration

    • Thumbnails from the Mood Board
    • Drawing in the Sketchbook
    • The Colored Sketch
    • Blocking In and Lighting 1
    • Blocking In and Lighting 2
    • Overpainting and Detailing
  • U4

    The Last Steps

    • The Final Touches
    • Exporting and Presenting on Social Media
  • FP

    Final project

    • Procreate Illustration: Sketching Techniques for the Everyday

What to expect from a Domestika course

  • Learn at your own pace

    Enjoy learning from home without a set schedule and with an easy-to-follow method. You set your own pace.

  • Learn from the best professionals

    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

  • Meet expert teachers

    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

  • Certificates
    Plus

    If you're a Plus member, get a custom certificate signed by your teacher for every course. Share it on your portfolio, social media, or wherever you like.

  • Get front-row seats

    Videos of the highest quality, so you don't miss a single detail. With unlimited access, you can watch them as many times as you need to perfect your technique.

  • Share knowledge and ideas

    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

  • Connect with a global creative community

    The community is home to millions of people from around the world who are curious and passionate about exploring and expressing their creativity.

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    Domestika curates its teacher roster and produces every course in-house to ensure a high-quality online learning experience.


FAQs

Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Procreate Illustration: Sketching Techniques for the Everyday . Illustration course by Simone Grünewald Best seller

Procreate Illustration: Sketching Techniques for the Everyday

A course by Simone Grünewald
Visual Development Artist. Hamburg, Germany.
Joined August 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (9)
  • 1941 students