SVS Learn - Digital Painting 2
Working as a commercial illustrator often requires a piece to pass through several stages of visual development before beginning the final art. This introduces a number of challenges to the artist: how do you keep the final painting as spontaneous and free as your sketches? How do you keep the process fresh and fun as you work? How do you maintain enthusiasm through the hours ahead? How do you maintain a positive, yet self-critical mindset as the idea develops? In Digital Painting II, Marco shows you his approach for creating an illustration from conception through to a final piece.
SVS Learn - Beathing Life into your Character Designs
Four teachers in one day explaining concepts and challenging each other on the topic of character design. This class is designed to help artists draw compelling characters which form the basis of any great story.
Methods for Painting Realistic Skin Tones
In this tutorial, we'll cover tips and techniques that will help you create realistic skin tones. We'll begin this process by mixing a variety of skin tones to paint the head of a light skinned Caucasian female. From there we'll take a layered approach of building up our skin tones by applying a base tone first followed by blocking in mid-tones, shadows and highlight tones. As we progress, we'll focus on specific areas of the head and face and explore how the skin's appearance varies throughout. Finally, we'll finish by adding some final details to our skin tones to tie everything together.
SVS Learn - Sketchbook Painting
Duration: 1hr 11m | Video: h264, yuv420p, 1280x720 30fps | Audio: aac, 44100 Hz, 2 ch | 1.78 GB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English
With the ubiquity of digital media in commercial art today, the discipline of painting outdoors with traditional media is often neglected. Let Marco inspire you to put together a small sketchbook and (re)kindle the joy of painting and studying directly from life. Tackling three different types of common subject matter, this video shows that nature truly is the best teacher.
In Photoshop CS5: Creative Effects, Chris Orwig flexes the muscles of this powerful program to create unique and eye-catching photographic effects. This course demonstrates how to enhance images by adding light for emphasis, adding drop and directional shadows, and using the HDR toning controls, motion blur, and film grain creatively. In addition, learn how to create a vintage-style photograph or a panorama, use infrared and solarization, apply creative layer blending, and much more. Exercise files accompany the course.