Digital Illustration for Industrial Design
Learn how to transform your product ideas into powerful conceptual designs using the Sketchbook app
The world moves fast— that’s why getting your concepts out there clearly and efficiently is essential. Industrial designer Andrew Edge specializes in creating powerful conceptual designs. He’s collaborated with brands like Under Armour and Autodesk, and currently works in design consultancy, helping companies in a variety of industries dream up new solutions and products.
In this course, Andrew takes you on a deep dive into digital illustration tools and how to effectively apply them to industrial design. He breaks down his illustration process into easy-to-follow steps that can be applied to any project. Are you ready to create striking product illustrations that showcase your ideas?
Begin the course by getting to know industrial designer Andrew Edge. He talks through his background in engineering along with his professional experience and the influences that inspire the work he creates.
Dive into the industrial design process, and learn how digital illustration fits into it. Then get an overview of the Sketchbook app and discover why it’s Andrew’s program of choice. Decide on a subject for your project and explore the key elements to include when presenting it to an audience.
Set up your canvas and choose the best placement for your designs, then create your first layer using Andrew’s time-saving techniques along the way. Develop a solid linework foundation for your illustration, before moving on to color block and shading. Add the finer details like highlights, shadows, and texture to bring your sketch to life.
Learn how to make quick edits to your designs and export your illustration. To finish the course, Andrew guides you through how to showcase your designs in PowerPoint and present them, ready to sell.