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(14)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 14, 2010
Duration
3h 1s
Description

In this course we will focus on the fundamentals of digital drawing. We'll begin by learning about some of the basic types of line and the tools used to create these lines. From there, we'll use both contour and blind contour lines to explore the basic shapes of an object and learn how construction lines can assist us in drawing these shapes. Next we'll learn what value is and discuss some techniques for creating value using line. Finally we'll practice simplifying more complex objects into basic shapes so that they are easier to draw. Software required: Photoshop CS4 and later.

About the author
About the author

Eddie is a content producer for Unity as well as a seasoned shading, texturing, lighting and rendering artist. He takes pride in helping creative professionals reach their learning goals.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
[Autogenerated] Hello and welcome to this series of lessons dedicated to the fundamentals of digital drawing presented by digital tutors and Adobe authorized training partner. My name is Eddie, and I'll be introducing you to some of the basic techniques and tools for drawing right into photo shop CS four. Whether you are completely new to drawing or if you would just like to brush up with some formal training, this course will provide a great foundation. Free to build on will begin by learning about some of the basic types of line and the tools used to create these lines. From there, we use both contour and blind contour lines to explore the basic shapes of an object and learn how construction lines can assist us in drawing these shapes. Next, we'll learn what value is and discuss some techniques for creating value using line. Finally, we'll practice simplifying more complex objects in the basic shapes so that they're easier to draw. Using the techniques discussed here, you'll be able to begin drawing realistic objects from life. You'll also have a great understanding of how to begin drawing more imaginative subjects without having a model to draw from. So let's go ahead and get started in our next lesson.