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Sketchbook Essential Training Course Outline

Module 1: Get Started with Sketchbook

  • Introduction to Sketchbook
  • Advantages of Digital Sketching

Module 2: Learning the Interface and Tools

  • Interface Overview
  • Exploring the File and Edit Menus
  • Exploring the Image Menu
  • Exploring the Window and Help Menus

Module 3: Working with Colours in Sketchbook Pro

  • Working with the Colour and Brush Pucks
  • Understanding the Colour Editor
  • Introducing Copic Markers
  • Utilizing the Copic Library

Module 4: Understanding Brushes and their Properties

  • Brush Palette Fundamentals
  • Modifying Brush Properties
  • Workflow with Synthetic Brushes

Module 5: Working with Layers

  • Understanding Layers
  • New Layer Functions

Module 6: Learning the Interface: The Toolbar and The Lagoon

  • Introducing Transform and Select
  • Manipulating with Transform, Distort, and Flood Fill
  • Working with Crop and Adding Text
  • The Ruler, Ellipse, and French Curves Tools
  • Creating Perspective
  • Working with Symmetry
  • Utilizing the Steady Stroke and Shape Tools
  • Sketching the Vehicle Wheel
  • Understanding the Lagoon

Module 7: Customising Sketchbook

  • Creating do-it-yourself Brushes
  • Working with Brush Sets
  • Shading an F1 Wheel
  • Creating Custom Icons

Module 8: A Typical Workflow

  • Shading a Vehicle Body
  • Shading using Grayscale

Module 9: Blend Modes and Exporting Images

  • Introducing Blend Modes
  • Darken Options
  • Lighten Options
  • Contrast Blend Modes
  • Colour Blend Modes
  • Glow and Soft Glow
  • Correcting a Dark Image
  • Exporting a Finished Rendering

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There are no formal prerequisites for this course.


This course is for Mechanical Engineers, Designers and IT professionals who wants to learn about Sketchbook.

Sketchbook Essential Training Course Overview

Sketchbook is a painting and drawing app. It is raster graphic software application intended for expressive drawing and sketching. This course describes how to use sketchbook and create exciting digital sketches and renderings. Delegates will get familiarised with sketchbook interface and its tools. They will gain an understanding of working with colours in sketchbook. This course explains brushes and its properties including its fundamentals, modifying brushes properties and workflow with synthetic brushes.

This course describes working of layers. Delegates will learn about cropping, translating, transforming, and distorting. They will also about curves and straight lines.

After attending this one-day course, delegates will be proficient in digital sketching.

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  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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Sketchbook Essential Training FAQs


Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
No formal prerequisites for this course.
This course is for Mechanical Engineers, Designers and IT professionals who wants to learn about Sketchbook.
We can provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 1 day.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for Sketchbook Essential Training certification in the United Kingdom starts from £895
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Sketchbook Essential Training.

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Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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