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Surface Studio Guide

This is a resource for individuals using the Surface Studio. The Surface Studio has a touch screen and a stylus, this makes it perfect for digital drawing or digital animation.

Surface Studio Tutorial

This video teaches you to use the surface dial with our Surface Studio.

How to Use the Surface Dial

Surface Studio Dial Video

Nick Brazzi | Lynda.com | 1 hour 27 minutes

From Traditional Art to Digital Art

If you have never tried to work in the digital art platform before it can be a bit daunting. Here are a couple of resources to help you make the transition.

How is Digital Drawing Different From Traditional Art?

Tips for Making the Transition From Traditional Drawing to Digital Art

Digital Illustration Resources

Ctrl+Paint

This website has many free videos on how to move from traditional drawing to digital drawing. 

Image of a video of Ctrl+Paint's website.

Digital Animation Resources

I Want to be An Animator

This blog explains the basics of digital animation. It's a great starting off point for a beginner.

Logo of I want to be an Animator


2D Animation: Tips and Tricks 

2D Animation Tips Video

Dermot O' Connor | Lynda.com | 9 hours 33 min.

Digital Illustration Tools

Paint 3D   Level Easy

Paint 3D Tutorial from Lynda.com

Adobe Photoshop Level Medium

Digital Drawing Tutorial from Lynda.com

Digital Painting Tutorial from Lynda.com 

Adobe Illustrator Level Medium

Digital Illustration Tutorial from Lynda.com

 

Digital Animation Tools

Adobe After Effects Level Hard

Animation Tutorial from Lynda.com

Adobe Animate Level Hard

Adobe Animate Tutorial from Lynda.com

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  • Last Updated: Jul 15, 2020 1:48 PM
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