Art Fundamentals - Building Blocks of Digital Painting

A beginner's guide to the building blocks of digital art
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.8 out of 5 (6,694 ratings)
112,394 students
1hr 7min of on-demand video
English [Auto]

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


Professional Illustrator & Concept Artist
Hardy Fowler
  • 4.7 Instructor Rating
  • 29,880 Reviews
  • 277,050 Students
  • 16 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; and his artwork is featured in elite digital art annuals such as Exposé.

In his courses, Hardy distills down years of industry experience—into transformative courses for serious concept artists.

Project Based Skill Development

His project-based approach will guide you every step of the way, as you learn performance enhancing techniques, professional processes and the creative mindset that will set you apart.

The imaginative, lifelike and detailed projects you create in his courses will become the digital art portfolio that captivates your clients.

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