Digital Relief Printing
Step by Step Digital Image creation in the style of relief printing
Learn how to create illustrations using Adobe Photoshop. This module uses relief printing and the associated processes to learn some of the essential tools of Photoshop. You will learn how and why to use the powerful drawing tools of Photoshop. Basing the exercises on traditional processes provides a visual library to emulate and processes that inform image making.
Explore the process of relief printing and discover what makes a relief print look like a relief print. Look at the vast visual variety of relief printing and discover the beauty of marks made with carving tools and the printing process.
- Basic ability to use Layers and Layer Modes
- Application of the Brush and Eraser tools
- Adjusting Brush Settings > Shape Dynamics
- Application of texture using Layer Masks
There is more to come | Future modules of Digital Basics will build on the outcomes of Digital Relief Printing. You will learn to look at marks made in many different mediums and know how to recreate them with the tools in Photoshop. You will learn to control your marks instead of being limited by brushes created by other artists.
As a university art/design instructor for over 20 years I have taught countless beginning art and design students. In that time I have observed which concepts are difficult for students to understand and apply. Helping beginning students through these concepts is my goal.