Character Painting: Design and Render Like a Pro
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Character Painting: Design and Render Like a Pro

Learn Incredibly Cool Photoshop Painting Techniques to Create Professional Level Character Art
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4.7 (27 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
339 students enrolled
Created by Hardy Fowler
Last updated 7/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 11 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Design and paint amazing characters like a professional concept artist
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Requirements
  • You should have a decent grasp of Photoshop and Art Fundamentals - we offer courses on both for FREE!
  • Photoshop and a pressure sensitive tablet
Description

I’m calling on all artists out there with a passion for creating cool looking characters - if you’ve ever dreamed of making a career out of this, I’m here to tell you that the dream is real. You can make a living doing this!

All you need is a killer portfolio to launch you into a fun and rewarding career.

This course can get you there. I’ll show you all of my professional level techniques and tricks that will demystify the entire process of creating character art with Adobe Photoshop. In an easy to grasp, step by step process, you’ll learn digital painting techniques that will have you amazed at how beautiful, realistic and full of personality your character art has become. But this course is so much more than just a painting demonstration. We’ll teach you everything you need to know to start thinking like a character concept designer. To tie it all together, we offer responsive support and loads of other course resources to make sure that every student can take their work to new heights.

You can do this! Don’t miss out on the chance to turn your character art into a professional level product. It just might lead to a dream career. Enroll today, grab your stylus and let’s paint cool stuff.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to learn to create digital paintings like a pro
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Curriculum For This Course
21 Lectures
04:07:08
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Introduction
1 Lecture 02:35
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Character Design Fundamentals
5 Lectures 24:18
Character Art Overview
03:29



Rendering Clothing
06:22

Character Art Best Practices
05:36
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Project Briefs
1 Lecture 01:36
Project Briefs
01:36
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Project 1 - STEAMPUNK GENERAL
5 Lectures 01:09:57
Sketch & Ink
20:03

Face & Leather
18:12

Uniform
20:05

Artfully Adding Photo Textures
04:10

Final Polish
07:27
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Project 2 - FEMALE SPACE HERO
4 Lectures 01:12:14
Sketch & Ink
20:15

Face & Hair
14:29

Armor
23:40

Color, Detail & Final Polish
13:50
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Project 3 - WARRIOR
4 Lectures 01:15:22
Sketch & Ink
19:37

Skin & Hair
19:04

Leather & Metal
19:52

Final Polish
16:49
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Course Recap
1 Lecture 01:06
Course Recap
01:06
About the Instructor
Hardy Fowler
4.6 Average rating
1,171 Reviews
10,332 Students
9 Courses
Professional Illustrator & Concept Artist

Hardy is a professional concept artist and illustrator working in New Orleans, LA. He has designed and painted hundreds of characters and scenes for numerous entertainment industry clients and is one of the lead illustrators for the Warhammer 40K franchise. He has had artwork featured in elite digital art annuals such as Exposé. Hardy is also a certified medical illustrator and has a detailed knowledge of human anatomy as it applies to visual art.