How to Vectorize Watercolor Doodles in Illustrator

Digitize your watercolor art and drawings!

This tutorial includes a step-by-step video and written walkthrough with screenshots so you can learn how to digitize and vectorize your watercolor art and drawings using Photoshop and Illustrator. Use this tutorial to make your own watercolor clip art, watercolor surface pattern designs, and also to digitize your watercolor art for easy reproduction in your art shop.

In this tutorial, we'll create watercolor doodles on paper, bring them into Photoshop and remove the paper background to create a transparent background. Then we'll bring them into Illustrator to vectorize your drawings.

Video length: 5:12

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Your Instructor

Jenn Coyle
Jenn Coyle

Hey, I'm Jenn Coyle, a Philadelphia-based designer, illustrator, online teacher, and minimalist. I blog at hellobrio.com. I love to teach all about digitizing your artwork in Photoshop and Illustrator, so you can increase your skills for client work, sell digital products, and make more money doing what you love.

Class Curriculum

  Vectorize Watercolor Drawings
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