For many artists, an illustration begins with a pencil, a piece of paper, and a great idea. In this tutorial, Andreas Preis will show you how to create a beautiful mixed media illustration by sketching out an idea on paper, inking it, and then by bringing it in to Photoshop to clean it up, add color, and finally, to add some special effects. While this tutorial is written, it also includes a time-lapse video demonstrating the entire process of drawing and inking the illustration on paper. Let's get started!