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Digital Drawing Creations and Applications

Practical Applications of Digital Drawing



45 Hours

Start date: October 2022

Course Length: 45 hours

Location: InnoCentre, 72 Tat Chee Avenue, InnoCentre, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

*A professional certificate* will be awarded by Krystal Institute upon completion of the course

This course is designed for beginners who are interested in digital drawing. It offers an introductory drawing overview and different classroom exercises to enhance students' thinking skills, inspiring them to explore freely to evolve a gradual development of their own drawing style.


The course begins with an introduction to the concept of digital drawing, allowing students to understand the similarities and differences between digital art and traditional painting. Students will then pick up the basic tools of digital drawing. Once students get the grip, they will learn basic figure drawing techniques. As they work through the exercises, they will experience the complete drawing process and learn how to apply steps in drawing: from draft sketching, coloring, to planning and refining the final drawing.


Via the exercises, the instructor will also share websites for portfolios, material resources, and design inspirations, so that students can learn independently after class.

What you will learn

  1. Digital drawing basics

  2. Basic aesthetics skills

  3. Character presentation skills

  4. Drawing mindset and sketching skills

  5. Character/object structural observation skills

  6. Atmospheric expression

  7. Textural expression

  8. Commercial examples of different illustration styles

  9. Original character creation

  10. Personal portfolio creation

Course Description

  1. A multifunctional and free open source digital drawing software.

  2. The course guides students throughout the design process, starting from initial design to the final product, in order to prepare students for different application scenarios.


Learn Illustration from Scratch -

Basic Illustration

This chapter begins with a brief introduction to digital drawing concepts, followed by a short case study on digital graphics trends and applications. This will be followed by an introduction to the Krita interface and basic operations. Afterwards, the instructor will lead students in a simple draft exercise to familiarize them with the use of the graphics tablet.

Date:  2022/10/10

Fee:    $ 1000

Date:  2022/10/26

Fee:    $4800


Learn Illustration from Scratch - Celluloid Character Illustration

This chapter will cover the illustration process of Celluloid characters, including how to observe characters, how to express the key features and draw sketches quickly, how to portray various expressions and draw characters of different age groups.


At the same time, students will learn about the head-to-body proportions of different body structures in this section so that they can show design and proportion changes of different parts of the character. Once students are familiar with the basic figure structure and detail handling, they will further learn about the dynamic presentation of characters and related coloring techniques, as well as how to express shading and the three-dimensionality of the body. In addition, students will learn how to express different types of clothes and clothes coloring techniques. In the meantime, students will gain a solid grasp of the knowledge through various modeling and imitation exercises.


Finally, instructors will share how to collect relevant reference materials when drawing characters in celluloid style, so that students can work on character design and character drawing in their own time.


Learn Illustration from Scratch -

Chibi (Q-Version) Character Illustration

This chapter will first introduce the concepts of drawing chibi character illustration, including how to observe characters, how to grasp the drawing focus and sketch quickly, how to portray various expressions, and drawing characters of different age groups. Students will study the body structure of chibi characters and try to illustrate proportion and design changes to different body parts in exercises.


Once students are familiar with the basic character structure and handling details, they will then advance to learning about the dynamic presentation of characters, character coloring techniques, and portrayal and coloring techniques of different types of clothing. In addition, the course will also share how to collect relevant reference materials for drawing chibi characters, so that students can design and create characters independently after the class.

Date:  2022/10/24

Fee:    $3200

Krita Seminar

「DECT Career Programme -

My Slasher Life: Starting with

digital drawing」 Online Seminar

Krystal Institute and Nang Yan College are jointly organizing a series of DECT career courses, focusing on professional techniques, practical tips and spiritual insights, so that those who are new to the field can find the know-how to take their professional skills to the next level.


This seminar helps beginners who are interested in digital drawing to know more about the subject, understand the differences between digital drawing and traditional art, how to prepare tools for making digital art and what to consider when choosing, the complete process of producing digital art, the applications of digital drawing and related career trends.


In addition, this seminar will introduce our digital drawing course. There will be a simple demonstration (or a recorded video) of digital drawing using Krita by the instructor.

Quota:30 participants

Length:1 hours

Language︰Activities, sharing and Q&A sessions will be conducted in Cantonese


Course Contents:

01 Introduction to the basic concepts of digital drawing

     From traditional paintings to digital art: the change of art medium

     The relationship between digital drawing and raster graphics

     The format of digital drawing

02 How to choose the right drawing tool

     Computer configuration

     Graphics tablet 


     Digital art software 

03 Basic demonstration of the digital art software Krita

     Drawing everyday objects 

     The process of producing digital art

04 Applications of digital drawing and career prospects


Date:September 16 & 26, 2022 (Monday)

Time:7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue:Online seminar (Zoom)

Mr. Luca Au Yeung

Mr. Au Yeung has been working in the graphic design industry for 5 years. He excels in utilizing different art forms and painting syles in his works, and has various insights regarding the use of multiple design software such as Blender, Inkscape, etc.

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Start date: Mid-August

Course Length: 45 hours

Location: InnoCentre, 72 Tat Chee Avenue, InnoCentre, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

*A professional certificate* will be awarded by Krystal Institute upon completion of the course.


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