Creature Painting - Design and Render Like a Pro

Hardy Fowler, Digital Artist

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26 Videos (4h 48m)
    • Trailer

      1:27
    • Intro

      1:31
    • Overview

      2:31
    • Shape Language

      4:48
    • Using Animal References

      2:46
    • Thinking Like a Designer

      4:22
    • Making your Creature Seem Alive

      10:57
    • Creature Project Briefs

      1:48
    • Project 1 - HOWLER - Sketch & Ink

      16:18
    • Project 1 - HOWLER - Value

      12:28
    • Project 1 - HOWLER - Color & Detail

      15:34
    • Artfully Using Photo Textures

      4:10
    • Project 1 - HOWLER - Final Polish

      12:36
    • Project 2 - REAPER - Sketch & Ink

      21:10
    • Project 2 - REAPER - Value

      20:05
    • Project 2 - REAPER - Color & Detail

      14:33
    • Project 2 - REAPER - Final Polish

      12:18
    • Project 3 - PHOENIX - Sketch & Ink

      19:33
    • Project 3 - PHOENIX - Value

      20:52
    • Project 3 - PHOENIX - Color & Detail

      11:54
    • Project 3 - PHOENIX - Final Polish

      10:30
    • Project 4 - GOLIATH - Sketch & Ink

      19:59
    • Project 4 - GOLIATH - Value

      17:08
    • Project 4 - GOLIATH - Color & Detail

      16:39
    • Project 4 - GOLIATH - Final Polish

      10:52
    • Course Recap

      1:06

About This Class

I’m calling on all artists out there with a passion for creating cool looking creatures - if you’ve ever dreamed of making a career out of this, I’m here to tell you that the dream is real. You can make a living doing this!

The entertainment industry is booming and there is a huge demand for skilled artists who can imagine and render amazing looking creatures. All you need is a killer portfolio to launch you into an amazingly fun and rewarding career.

This course can get you there. I’ll show you all of my professional level techniques and tricks that will demystify the entire process of creating creature art with Adobe Photoshop. In an easy to grasp, step by step process, you’ll learn digital painting techniques that will have you amazed at how alive, beautiful and realistic your creature art has become. But this course is so much more than just a painting demonstration. We’ll teach you everything you need to know to start thinking like a creature designer. To tie it all together, we offer responsive support and loads of other course resources to make sure that every student can take their work to new heights.

You can do this! Don’t miss out on the chance to turn your creature art into a professional level product. It just might lead to a dream career. Enroll today, grab your stylus and let’s paint cool stuff.

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Hardy Fowler

Digital Artist

Hardy Fowler is a professional illustrator living in New Orleans, LA. He works full time as a certified medical illustrator at MediVisuals Inc.

He also does extensive illustration and concept art work for entertainment and print industry clients (most notably Games Workshop - Warhammer 40K). His work has appeared in numerous digital art annuals including Exposé.

Hardy received his MS degree in Medical Illustration from the Medical College of Georgia and his undergraduate degree form Louisiana State University.