Digital Illustration with Jimmy Patch

What to Bring

  • workshop students will need to buy and install these brushes into their system prior to the session:
  • They will need to purchase the ‘Megapack’ ($15US) and install it into their Photoshop, instructions here:

What to Wear

  • light, comfortable clothing

Appropriate For

  • emerging graphic designers

Digital Illustration with Jimmy Patch

About This Class

What You Get

  • Design Knowledge from an expert in the field
  • Waccom tablet to use in class.


The world of digital illustration is a constantly evolving one that continues to open up new ways to use digital media just like traditional painting and drawing. From beautifully stylized landscapes to bizarre and twisted creatures, there’s no limit as to what you can create.This workshop will offer beginners an interactive look at using this unrestrictive tool to create digital artworks all done using hand drawing. Brisbane local illustrator Jimmy Patch will take you from constructing your initial concept sketch to adding layer upon layer of detail, colour and texture to your piece. You will be working using Photoshop to create a piece of your choosing from start to finish.This workshop is ideal for anyone wanting to transition from traditional media to digital, those with some knowledge of Photoshop but wanting to learn more about painting and any amateur concept artists, comic artists or fantasy artists wanting to tackle the digital illustration world.

Requirements for Students

  • Laptop with Photoshop (Or iPad Pro with Procreate and apple pencil)
  • A Wacom tablet if you have it
  • An idea of a concept that you would like to draw
  • An overly active imagination


Jimmy Patch is an illustrator and graphic facilitator based in Brisbane, Australia. He has worked with a diverse range of clients all around the world, helping them to tell their story visually. Jimmy has built a solid foundation of business in working with large and small scale clients, helping them to communicate with one another in a creative, simplistic, visual and effective way.Specialising in the digital illustration medium, he keeps a constant flow of illustration coming through, getting as a weird and interesting as possible. When he’s not out chasing seas monsters or trekking through unknown wilderness battling barbarians, he enjoys a fine whiskey with a good record playing nearby.

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Aug 2017

Learnt how to use brushes and control them on Wacom. Highlight was seeing how much detail and life-like features the brushes can give.

Aug 2017

Jimmy is super helpful and really made sure to give one-on-one help and advice if you needed. I liked that it was a small class-size so that it was possible to ask questions, chat, and get feedback and guidance. It was so cool to see his process and really fun to try out a Wacom tablet (though i still prefer iPad). It really gave me the push to get back into digital illustration and Jimmy helped me smooth out my skills. And, it was so fun!

Feb 2017

Good and informative class on digital illustration. Need to know your way around photoshop before you do the class. Great to be able to test Wacom and digital pens. Inspirational class.