Utilizing Reference Images: Create Believable Creatures

RJ Palmer, Illustrator and Concept Artist

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5 Lessons (48m)
    • 1. Concept Sketching

    • 2. Research and Reference

    • 3. Refine Concept

    • 4. Lighting

    • 5. Final Touches

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47 of 47 students recommend this class
Very interesting way to use lighting and color together. Also loved the scales and rendering. Well done.
brilliant, i recommend for those looking to sharpen up their character design
Great and simple way to get a Overview and a starting Point in creating your own "more natural" looking Monsters. However, what really drew me in was the excellent Light-Theory. I worked with it before, but never really understand the Concept of it, but I think,I got the Gist of it now.
this was a great class, love how RJ Palmer talks with a confident voice and is straight to the point ! the background music kinda made this class somewhat more enjoyable as well. I really enjoyed this class, I learned a lot ! definitely the best class so far :)
This class has been one of my favorites, its very well done and it sheds some light on this artist design process. I loved all of it and I would like to see more.