Concept Art and Illustration Classes

Making Comics 101

Level General

  • Receive coaching from a professional comic book artist and make your own 3 page mini-comic that you can be proud of
  • Learn effective techniques for all major steps of the comic-book making process: layouts, penciling, inking, lettering and colouring
  • Learn a few tricks in Photoshop and Illustrator that will save you hours of work

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 Character Painting from Life

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  • Learn the best methods for rendering skin, hair and clothing

  • Understand the five most common mistakes which make your character paintings look unprofessional and learn to avoid them

  • Learn from a master figure painter trained in the methods of the classical schools of realistic painting and who is also an amazing digital illustrator

Intro to Visual Development

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  • Become proficient in shaping your ideas so they are rich, coherent and strike an emotional chord with your audience.
  • Avoid the common pitfalls that disrupt your progress and learn how to complete your project on time.
  • Learn the skills to convincingly pitch your ideas to clients, art directors and your concept team.
  • Acquire some advanced rendering techniques so you can create beautifully and lively concepts.

Environment Design

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  • Understand the best methods and techniques for designing landscapes and cityscapes
  • Learn to avoid the 3 critical mistakes which diminish the impact of your environment
  • Master the art of creating atmosphere and haze without losing details

Skills Reboot

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  • Strengthen your fundamental artistic skills. 
  • Learn to build a professional level portfolio by giving your illustrations a more polished and refined look.
  • Understand the three critical mistakes that lessen the sense of realism in your image and learn to avoid them.

Digital Painting 2

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  • Gain an in-depth understanding of colour and lighting
  • Create a killer portfolio that will make heads turn
  • Learn to believably integrate imaginative elements into an illustration using references

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