Concept Art and Illustration Classes

Intro to Digital Painting

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  • Strengthen your art fundamentals and become proficient with using your tablet so you can create competent digital sketches
  • Gain proficiency in the most essential Photoshop tools and adjustments that concept artists use everyday
  • Gain expertise in creating and customizing your own brushes in Photoshop to improve your workflow, explore inspiring shapes and create desired effects

Digital Painting

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  • Learn to maximize your efficiency with a master of speedpainting
  • Master the 5 most useful tools in Photoshop
  • Understand how to avoid the 3 common mistakes that slow your progress and hinder your painting

Digital Sketching for Production

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  • Gain mastery in the fundamentals so you can create stunningly realistic digital illustration
  • Learn how to draw and render effectively and efficiently using Photoshop
  • Understand how to leverage your increased knowledge of fundamentals so you can speed up your workflow while creating more credible concept art

Intro to Concept Art

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  • Become proficient in a powerful method of visual communication so you can convey your ideas through your concepts in a compelling manner
  • Gain proficiency in shape design and language so you can easily create multiple concepts with differing personalities
  • Acquire expertise in all the steps in the concept art process so you can create visually stunning concept art pieces

Fantasy Environment Sketching

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  • Gain constructive sketching techniques, essential for all concept artists, so you can quickly create fantasy environments from imagination.
  • Become proficient in the skills that will help you highlight the best aspects of your sketches and create a high visual appeal.
  • Learn how to look for inspiration from unlikely sources and never again encounter artist’s block.

Intro to Character Design

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  • Learn a powerful step by step method to develop quality character concepts that evoke the desired emotions from the audience
  • Gain expertise in shape language so you can efficiently communicate your character’s personality
  • Become proficient in essential thumbnail creation techniques so you can visualize multiple variations of your characters and arrive at the best possible version

Character Rendering

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  • Become proficient posing and painting your characters and giving them a feeling of weight and volume.
  • Understand the five most common mistakes which make your character paintings look unprofessional and learn to avoid them
  • Learn the best methods for rendering skin, hair and clothing.

Prop and Vehicle Design

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  • Learn a cutting edge design process from a master of entertainment, prop and vehicle design
  • Acquire a powerful design language and understand the five basic elements that make a design good or bad
  • Become proficient in advanced rendering techniques so you can create jaw-dropping concept art

Intro to Environment Design

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  • Learn to design environments that drive the storyline and enhance the overall audience experience
  • Avoid the common design pitfalls that derail the concept art process and disrupt your progress
  • Acquire methods to efficiently use lighting, mood and navigational techniques to elevate your design and amplify the viewer’s experience.

Composition, Lighting and Illustration

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  • Become proficient in the essential principles of composition so you can create realistic and visually compelling illustrations
  • Acquire the skills to quickly create a variety of unique and interesting thumbnail sketches so you have strong base for your final illustration.
  • Learn how to effectively choose the optimal light source so you can create the desired mood and atmosphere for your illustrations

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