In this intro to digital art, kids will learn the basics of how to use Procreate software to create amazing digital art! They will be able to use different brushes and tools, find and use colors, and work with layers, backgrounds, outlines, and reference layers. They'll also get to explore more advanced tools like Gaussian blur, perspective and guides, selection tools, and resizing and adjusting elements. It is recommended students have access to an iPad or tablet, but one can be provided for the lesson.
Jesse is a college student at The Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, majoring in illustration. He has over 6 years of experience creating vector based and pixel art using digital art software for illustration and graphic design such as Procreate, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Fresco. When he's not in class, he can be found tutoring kids in art; playing sports like badminton, pickleball, and table tennis; hiking in nature; and spending time with his rescue cat.
Jesse is passionate about encouraging kids in their creativity, and teaching them visual art technique. He enjoys teaching children the fundamentals, such as figure and gesture drawing, perspective, different mark-making techniques, color theory, and composition. He also loves exploring and working with kids on popular art styles such as graphic novel / comic book, and manga.
Jesse is vaccinated against COVID-19.