In this course, you will learn :
- How to capture lighting, colour, and volume with brushes in Photoshop to create a digital painting from the ground up.
- Introduction to Digital Illustration to learn how to get started illustrating in Photoshop.
- Understand the purpose of digital painting and how it differs from drawing.
- How to represent volume by applying values to three basic shapes and observing how contrast can be used to create visual depth.
- Explore the various brush types available in Photoshop and paint a gradient to see them in action.
- How to analyse your work by creating a simplified black and white version of your image and then begin painting the values of each zone.
- How to achieve balance in your paintings
- Explore the three colour layers and observe how they diffuse with light.
- How to use different types of brushes to apply local colours to simulate textures and patterns.
1. How to Create the Illusion of Volume and Reality
- What Does Painting Mean?
- How to Simulate Volume with Values?
- A Reminder of How to Draw
- How to Get Better at Values
- A Basic Understanding of Light
2. How to Paint
- Brushwork and Edge Control
- How to Create and Use Brushes
- How to Paint Volume
- Creating a Lighting Scheme
- The Making of a Black and White Study: Analyzing the Model
- The Making of a Black and White Study: Painting Values
3. Colors and Materials
- The Basics of Color Theory
- The 3 Layers of Color
- How to Apply Local Colors
- Applying Primary Contrasts for Matte and Specular Objects
- Finishing a Painting with Bounce Lighting and Brushwork