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Sketching With Wacom Tablet (Weekend)

Sketching With Wacom Tablet (Weekend)

Central Saint Martins
Taught by
Michelle Salamon


If you already have some experience of Photoshop but want to push your skills to learn how to sketch up ideas using a Wacom tablet, this is the course to take your skills to the next level.

During the course you will undertake some warm up drawing exercises covering a variety of areas.

Topic covered

  • Photoshop tools for sketching
  • brushes and eraser
  • colour, shapes and volume
  • lighting and shadows
  • proportion and measuring
  • working with layers and layer masks
  • tonal drawing: masking, gradients, burn and dodge, adjustment layers
  • surfaces and reflections
  • working with scanned drawings
  • working with photographs as a source

Entry requirements: Some previous experience of Photoshop.

Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older

Tutor Description

Since graduating from the RCA in 1994 Michelle has worked as an animation director and designer.   She has worked on several title sequences for feature films through the production company Voodoodog who she continues to work with and also teaches on the BA Graphics course at Central Saint Martins.


Please bring with you to the first session:

  • 2GB USB sticks
  • A4 sketchbook
  • 6B pencil
  • Putty rubber

Please note a Wacom tablet will be provided to students during class times.

Available dates