This course is designed to help students learn the fundamentals of art through digital media. You can bring your own computer and tablet or an Ipad Pro/Apple Pencil. Procreate and Photoshop will be covered in tandem. If you are considering a career in visual arts; if you have some experience in traditional media and want to translate your skillset to digital media then this class is designed for you.
Basic knowledge of drawing, color and painting preferred.
DIGITAL PAINTING COURSE
Mountain View: Wednesdays 6:40-9:10 pm
INTRODUCTION: January 22, 29, February 5
CHARACTER DESIGN: February 12, 19, 26, March 4
LOCATION DESIGN: March 11, 18, 25, April 1
San Jose: Saturdays 6:00 - 8:30 pm
INTRODUCTION: January 11, 18, 25
CHARACTER DESIGN: February 1, 8, 15, 22
LOCATION DESIGN: February 29, March 7, 14, 21
INTRODUCTION Lesson 1 Introduction to Digital Painting Lesson 2 Silhouettes, and why are they used in concept art Lesson 3 Refinement through layers CHARACTER DESIGN Lesson 4 Facial anatomy and expressions Lesson 5 Realistic vs stylized anatomy Lesson 6 Gesture drawing Lesson 7 Clothing and Assets
Lesson 8 Thumbnails: Create quick sketches using only values Lesson 9 Storytelling & perspective Lesson 10 Color and rendering Lesson 11 Final touches