Art Fundamentals - Building Blocks of Digital Painting

A beginner's guide to the building blocks of digital art
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72,877 students
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Speak and understand the language of visual art
Create their first digital painting!


  • Only a desire to learn the building blocks of art
  • We recommend completing "Photoshop Fundamentals in One Hour" (it's FREE!) if you are applying these lessons to digital art


This course distills semesters of art school into series of fun, engaging and succinct lessons. We’ll go over all of the core concepts and terminology that you’ll need to start understanding and creating art like a professional and I’ll even teach you my habits for success! Anyone who has a passion for art, but may not know all of the technical terminology or concepts - you have come to the right place.

These lessons are the building blocks that you will carry forward to the incredibly cool digital painting courses that we offer. Best of all, if you enroll today, this course is FREE!

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who wants to take the first step towards becoming a digital artist

Course content

5 sections8 lectures1h 3m total length
  • Introduction


Professional Illustrator & Concept Artist
Hardy Fowler
  • 4.7 Instructor Rating
  • 23,027 Reviews
  • 165,038 Students
  • 14 Courses

Hardy is a professional concept artist and illustrator working in New Orleans, LA. He has designed and painted hundreds of characters, creatures, machines and scenes for numerous entertainment industry clients. 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.

Hardy has devoted his online teaching career to the goal of making digital art and all of it's amazing potential accessible to everyone - even those for whom art school is not feasible.