16 expert tips for digital sketching in Photoshop: Improve your digital sketching in Photoshop and find a new art style.

Digital sketching using Photoshop isn’t new, yet learning to draw with freedom digitally can be hard. In this article, illustrator Erik Ly shares his process for creating scribbly illustrations that embrace the chaos of your free-flowing imagination.

While Erik’s professional work is refined and clean, he finds himself coming back around and enjoying just how fun a little chaotic digital sketching can be. It’s a great way to share ideas and art in a time dominated by social media. The need to keep posting new art on Instagram and Twitter can be fraught, but this loose sketching style enables Erik to create regular content and keep his online portfolio fresh and maintain a strong social presence.

You can learn more about promoting yourself and your art online in our guide to social media for artists. These pro tips will help you find the right social media for you, and how to use it properly.