Illustration: Sketch a Watercolor Recipe

Do you love cooking? Do you think that design is like cooking, a perfect mix of ingredients? With this course, you'll learn how to give a special touch to your recipes. Cook some awesome illustrations that will leave everyone amazed and asking for seconds. Are you in?

About this course

In this course, we're going to learn how to design a watercolor illustration based on a recipe and its different ingredients, so that at the end we can get a nice composition to add to the recipe.

We'll be working with brushes, colors, and opacities to get different results, simulating a handmade watercolor technique.

If you want to learn how to choose and modify your brushes to get this watercolor effects or generate a series of effects to apply to your illustrations, there's no doubt this course is for you.

What project are we going to develop?

What we're going to create in this course is a recipe illustration working with watercolor effects. You’ll have to choose a recipe you want to draw and start looking for references of ingredients.

What you'll learn:

  • How to draw food
  • How to use brushes
  • How to apply watercolor effects
  • How to create a nice composition

Who is this course for? Requirements

This course is aimed at people that want to create this special effect and learn a bit more about the brushes that Photoshop offers in order to get awesome images. For this course, you'll need the following:

  • Graphic tablet
  • Notebook
  • Photoshop or any other digital drawing software
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Course Details

Intermediate level 53m 7 lessons 280 users


Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop


Carlota Martinez-Pantoja Bernal
Carlota Martinez-Pantoja Bernal
Carlota Martinez-Pantoja Bernal Teacher

Carlota MPB, MONKEYBARK, illustrator. A fan of Disney Studios and Cartoon Network, she studied illustration for two years at the San Telmo School of Art in Málaga, Spain. Before that, she started to learn how to draw of her own accord to try and follow her childhood dream of becoming an artist and specializing in character design. Although, she delves into other areas too, like concept art and animation, having recently collaborated in the latest video clip of the Spanish singer El Kanka.

To learn more, visit https://monkeybark.carbonmade.com/