Digital Painting 1: A Guided Tour Through The Creative Process

Marco Bucci, Professional illustrator & teacher

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About This Class

Problem solving is a critical skill in art. The creative process is replete with unpredictable twists and turns, and it is often difficult to reverse engineer an artist's process when you only get to see the finished work. In this class, Marco takes you by the hand and guides you, from start to finish, through his process of painting an improvised, yet cohesive fantasy environment. Along the way he talks in depth about how the foundations of art serve as touchstones upon which to build, and how to tune your mindset to the task of discovering a new idea. Marco also takes an aside to demonstrate his Photoshop brushes as well as his methods of using them to mimic the look and feel of traditional media.

What you'll get out of the class:

  • Insight into the four fundamentals of painting: drawing, value, edges, and color
  • What to look for to create the biggest possible 'punch' with your images
  • How to make brushstrokes that add charisma to your paintings
  • Enable yourself to navigate the creative process and discover new concepts
  • Methods of telling a visual story within a picture
  • Develop a solid mindset that fosters confidence in your workflow
  • Learn a non-technical, artistic approach to using Adobe Photoshop

9 of 9 students recommendSee All

This class inspired me so much! It helped me getting started and making the right decissions while painting. It covers everything, from values, colors, composition to focal points etc. Great teacher, great class!
Claudia Hoffmann

ist das Kunst oder kann das weg?

Marco! What an amazing process. I have the Wacom Cintiq 27" HD Touch also. You have inspired me to get back to work in a more creative way. Your demo here was magnificent and I really admire your talent. You were engaging and informative. Bravo!!! Thank you!





Marco Bucci

Professional illustrator & teacher

Hello, I'm Marco.

I'm a professional artist with 15 years' experience in the film, TV, game, and print industries - primarily as a concept artist and illustrator. I also happen to believe that it's the duty of experienced artists to pass on what they've learned, with no BS and for as low-cost as possible. It's for that reason that I'm a passionate teacher. I currently teach at CGMA, and have previously taught at Academy of Art University, Centennial College, and more. 

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