How To: Enhance traditional art methods with digital media

Enhance traditional art methods with digital media

Have you ever heard of tradigital art? Tradigital art incorporates traditional materials with digital media. This is a combination of such techniques as illustration with Decocolor Markers, Prismacolor Markers, pencils, and Photoshop. Watch this tutorial to learn how to enhance traditional art methods with digital media. It illustrates the tradigital process step-by-step. Make sure to pause the video after each step and look at the screen every few seconds while you are drawing.

Check out the this webpage for a list of materials used.

Process for artwork:

1.) Pencil Drawing (regular HB pencil)
2.) Digital Scan
3.) Digital Collage with Paint Shop Pro / Photoshop
4.) Print
5.) Illustration Markers
6.) Opaque Paint Markers
7.) Scan (Again)
8.) Digital Touch Ups with Paint Shop Pro / Photoshop
9.) Save as PNG file
10.) Juxtapose PNG file

--Merrill Kazanjian

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