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Introduction & Workspace Prep2:46
Lesson 1 - Thumbnails & Ideations3:04
Lesson 2 - Detailed Sketch & Lighting5:15
Lesson 3 - Black & White Painting3:32
Lesson 4 - Final Color Painting1:20
About This Class
Grew up watching Disney movies? Love drawing and storytelling? The objective of this class is teach you the various processes and Photoshop techniques on creating a character from start to finish, following a detailed process from thumbnail concepts to a completed digital illustration with lighting and color, perfect for your portfolio.
This class is great for anyone with a passion for drawing, painting and a love for Disney Pixar movies, and have often asked themselves, "how do I make my characters look like that?"
Class Overview ♥
- Thumbnails & Ideations | Sketch silhouettes and thumbnails for your character. Think about who your character is, how can you express their persona through form and poses.
- Sketch & Lighting | After feedback, pick your favorite thumbnail and create a more detailed drawing. In this stage we will focus on how to create a detailed sketch and adding a light source to your drawing.
- Black & White Illustration | Once you've finalized your lighting, take your favorite lighting comp and create a finished black and white illustration. I will also talk about the use of reference images to enhance your work.
- Color & Final Painting | This stage focuses on creating color comps and turning your B&W illustration in a finished color painting.
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Quick class, but it helps to set a good work flow on a step by step basis.
Curiosity is the key to creativity
Sarita has a BFA in Animation and Illustration, and over 4 years experience in the game industry. For the past year she has worked as a Lead Concept Artist for Canadian indie game studio, Imaginary Games in Vancouver. Her game experience also includes triple-A titles like Guild Wars 2 and mobile games like Afterland and Spooky Treats.