Forest Fantasy Illustration in Procreate & Photoshop

Composition 2: Rough Sketch

A course by Natalie Andrewson , Illustrator

Illustrator. Los Angeles, United States.
Joined August 2021

Learn digital illustration techniques step by step to draw a magical forest scene with an inspiring character

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About the video: Composition 2: Rough Sketch

Overview

“During this second part of the sketching and composition lesson, you’ll see how to work on the final composition while keeping the drawing fun and spontaneous. You’ll decide which elements to take from the small thumbnails that will truly bring your fantasy forest illustration to life. -We’ll talk about repetition and harmony, which will be implemented in repeating line art and shapes that make the world feel whole. -We’ll discuss ‘making decisions’ which could include value/tone decisions, composition decisions and spacial decisions. -This is the perfect time for world building and what questions we should ask ourselves to build out a more interesting world that feels truly yours.”

In this video lesson Natalie Andrewson addresses the topic: Composition 2: Rough Sketch, which is part of the Domestika online course: Forest Fantasy Illustration in Procreate & Photoshop. Learn digital illustration techniques step by step to draw a magical forest scene with an inspiring character.

Partial transcription of the video

“Now I'm going to start working on my sketch with just a little bit more detail than the thumbnail. So I'm just going to block in my border here. Again, pretty messy. Doesn't have to be perfect. I've generally got this tree here. I kind of want to keep this big lump that I've got in the tree. And I like this lump here too. Using my thumbnail as a guide, but keeping it spontaneous also. I've got the big bridge here, and I want this... Where's my inspiration? I love this big fallen tree, so I'm going to use this kind of shape as my inspiration here. But I want it to be really gnarly, so maybe ...”

This transcript is automatically generated, so it may contain mistakes.

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Course summary for: Forest Fantasy Illustration in Procreate & Photoshop

  • Level: Beginner
  • 100% positive reviews (16)
  • 1696 students
  • 4 units
  • 19 lessons (3h 44m)
  • 5 downloads
  • Category

    Illustration
  • Software

    Adobe Photoshop, Procreate
  • Areas

    Children's Illustration, Digital Drawing, Digital Illustration

Natalie Andrewson

A course by Natalie Andrewson

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Natalie Andrewson is an illustrator, comic artist and Risograph printmaker living in Los Angeles. She's worked on lots of different types of projects, from animation concept art to chapter book and magazine covers. In her spare time she makes fantasy-inspired Risograph prints and runs a Risograph Print Subscription where she sends out a new fantasy-adventure themed print each month.

She has collaborated with clients such as The New York Times, Muji, NPR, The Atlantic, First Second Books, Oculus, Simon & Schuster, Penguin Random House, NYU, Bento Box, Nickelodeon, Dreamworks and Disney.


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Forest Fantasy Illustration in Procreate & Photoshop. Illustration course by Natalie Andrewson

Forest Fantasy Illustration in Procreate & Photoshop

A course by Natalie Andrewson
Illustrator. Los Angeles, United States.
Joined August 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (16)
  • 1696 students