Skillshare - Digital Painting From Sketch to Finished Product
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Genre: eLearning | English
Once you have the hang of it, digital illustration is much faster and more efficient than traditional techniques and is the industry standard for producing high quality images at a profitable rate.
The skills learned in this class will help you develop a work flow, applicable to virtually any assignment, that can carry you smoothly from the daunting blank canvas all the way to a finished, presentable illustration. This class will build confidence in draftsmanship, mark-making and use of the equipment.
What You'll Learn
We will go step by step through the process of creating a digital character illustration in Photoshop.
Developing Ideas. We'll cover how to develop ideas for your character illustration.
Sketching. I'll discuss the basics of sketching and how to get started.
Blocking in Color. We'll start applying color and defining tones.
Painting and Polishing. Finally, we'll put on the finishing touches and complete the painting.
What You'll Make
Students will create a digital painting of a character face from scratch. You'll learn all the basic skills you need to create a final piece that is ready to share or use in your next project.
In this class you'll need Adobe Photoshop, you can download a free trial at Adobe.com Also needed: a€? A Wacom tablet (or equivalent) a€? A basic understanding of Photoshop functionality (creating and saving image files, basic use of brush tool and layers) a€? Solid foundation in drawing and/or painting will help. We will be painting forms to appear three dimensional so an understanding of how light falls on three dimensional objects is needed. a€? Basic knowledge of human facial anatomy and proportions (although we'll be stylizing these somewhat).