Beginner's Guide to Digital Painting in Photoshop

In this collection of lessons, we will learn basic terms, definitions, and workflows for digital painting in Photoshop CS5. Software required: Photoshop CS5.
Course info
Rating
(11)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Oct 3, 2011
Duration
1h 36m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Rating
(11)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Oct 3, 2011
Duration
1h 36m
Description

In this collection of lessons, we will learn basic terms, definitions, and workflows for digital painting in Photoshop CS5. We'll start off by covering how to create and save new documents as well as how we can navigate around inside them. We'll then take a look at two of the most basic tools for digital painting, being the brush tool and eraser tool so you begin creating artwork right away. After that, you'll learn about several other features such as layers, selections, and masks that will add a new dimension to your digital painting experience. And to wrap up this project, we'll go over one possible workflow for painting a digital image. Software required: Photoshop CS5.

About the author
About the author

Eddie is the dedicated Pluralsight texturing and rendering tutor. His roots are firmly planted in a deep background in illustration and design, and Eddie lives to express himself through his art. Eddie has been with Pluralsight (and previously Digital-Tutors) for four-plus years, teaching creative artists to expand their knowledge on everything from design and illustration, to hand painting beautiful textures for their models.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Introducing the Beginner's Guide to Digital Painting in Photoshop CS5, a fundamental learning series brought you by digital-tutors, the world's largest online CG training library, and an Adobe authorized training center. My name is Eddie, and I'll be giving you an introductory look into digital painting, so you can learn essential terms and definitions, and build a solid foundation in computer graphics. We'll start off by covering how to create and save new documents, as well as how we can navigate around inside those documents. We'll then take a look at two of the most basic tools for digital painting, being the Brush tool and the Eraser tool. So you can begin creating artwork right away. After that, you'll learn about several other features such as layers, selections, and masks, that will add a new dimension to your digital painting experience. And to wrap this project up, we'll go over one possible workflow for painting a digital image. This series of step by step videos were developed with artists new to Photoshop in mind, so we'll be moving at a steady, easy to follow pace, Making? Sure you understand terms and basic techniques. To view you more Beginner's Guide courses, visit our library, where you'll find the largest collection of free, high quality CG training videos. So let's go ahead and get started with our next lesson, where we'll learn about creating and saving a new document to paint in.