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Reportage Drawing with Tablet Workshop

Reportage Drawing with Tablet Workshop

College
Central Saint Martins
Taught by
Michelle Salamon

Description


This course looks at drawing techniques using your own tablet computer, such as Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab or Huawei Tablet. You will learn to confidently use a tablet as a tool for observational drawing.

Part of this course will be spent on location sketching and applying observational techniques using apps Adobe Sketch and Autodesk Sketchbook. The course will also introduce specific sketching and drawing skills and techniques useful for illustrators, designers and artists.

The course will introduce apps for sketching and demonstrate how to use a variety of digital tools, techniques and materials for sketching and drawing.

Students should bring their own tablet computer for this course.

Topics covered

  • Sketching
  • Reportage drawing
  • Digital drawing techniques

Who should take this course?

Illustrators, designers and artists who want to expand their drawing skillsets into portable digital media.

Course outcomes

An understanding of the available apps for sketching, how to use a variety of tools to create reportage drawing, and a selection of observational drawing

Level: Intermediate

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

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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.

Materials


Students will need to bring their own tablet to this course. Students should make sure their tablet and pencil specs are compatible with Autodesk Sketchbook v4, which will be the main app used in this course. This app is free to download from whereever you download your apps from.

Please make sure you bring the right kind of tablet, a list of these models are below:

  • iPad Pro with Apple Pencil*
  • Huawei MateBook
  • Lenovo Yoga
  • Surface Pro 3 and 4
  • Surface Book
  • Surface Studio
  • Wacom MobileStudio Pro DTH-W1320

*Check the chart below for the version of iPad and Pens you will need:

Autodesk SketchBook v4

Supported Pens

iPad4+

iPad mini 2+

iPad Air

iPad Pro (9.7/10.5/12.9)

Ten One Design Pogo 

   X

      X

    X


Wacom Creative Stylus 2

   X

      X

    X


Adonit Pixel

   X

      X

    X


Hex3 Ja Ja

   X

      X

    X


Pencil 53

   X

      X

    X


Apple Pencil




       X


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