How To: Ink in Illustrator and paint in Photoshop

Ink in Illustrator and paint in Photoshop

Tutorial/demonstration showing how to use Calligraphic Brushes in Illustrator to do line drawings (inking) and then import them into Photoshop as a Smart Object to retain the vector quality of the line art. By using clipping masks, we can change the color of the line art without rasterizing.

Locking transparent pixels for easy coloring, creating actions with keyboard shortcuts and expanding selections are also shown in this two part video.

(1) Part 1 of 2 - How to Ink in Illustrator and paint in Photoshop, (2) Part 2 of 2 - How to Ink in Illustrator and paint in Photoshop

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Man, this is really cool!!! I had no idea how to do such a clean lines and this tutorial worked perfectly. Thanks!

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