How to Digitalize Your Drawings

by Rom Lopez

Supplies

  • 1 Notebook
  • 1 Imagination ;)
  • 1 Your Favorite Pencil
  • 1 Eraser
  • 1 Scanner or HD Photo Camera
  • 1 PC or Mac
  • 1 Vector Edition Software
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    First Of All! Imagine a good Thing something Unique and Special, it could end maybe as a postcard, a poster, Whatever! Let your imagination Run!

    Step 2

    Start Your Drawing! -Use strong strokes for outer lines, and a skinny lines for details. -Add Some Shadows. -Add Some Details

    Step 3

    Well, This my example draw Completed.

    Step 4

    Now, Digitalize Your Draw! Use a scanner, or Use the camera of your choice, take a frontal picture.

    Step 5

    Well Then, It's Time for the Pc Work. I'm Using Corel Draw X5 on A Win7 Platform, but as always, you can use whatever Software you want, Maybe Ai on Mac, etc.

    Step 6

    Load The Image On your Document...

    Step 7

    IMPORTANT! Save your work periodically, Just as security Method!

    Step 8

    Select The Beizer Tool...

    Step 9

    And Re-Draw Your Image...

    Step 10

    Use basic shapes for things not too deformed.

    Step 11

    Once you finished all your basic Lines, your work must be like this.

    Step 12

    Put Some Colours!

    Step 13

    Use darker Colors For Create a Balance On Lighter - Darker - Postion

    Step 14

    Remeber, Shadows! It gives a more realistic feeling to your design.

    Step 15

    Add Your Signature!

    Step 16

    Maybe Your Logo!

    Step 17

    And Of Course, the date! It's important in case you want to remember it.

    Step 18

    Once Your Work Gets Finished, Export It, to Share it then.

    Step 19

    Command + E

    Step 20

    On the top, you may find the most Popular Extensions for your File, And i say "maybe" Because of your software's version You are using.

    Step 21

    This Is My Final Work! What 'bout Yours?

    Step 22

    Hope this be usefully for you. Greetings From Mexico!