Digital Landscapes: Painting Environments with Photoshop
If you are a student with plans to enter the field of conceptual art and illustration or already work in the business but want to learn an exciting way to build a strong client base and improve workflow, this course is perfect. However, the course is also beneficial for virtually anyone interested in painting beautiful scenery on the computer.
How to Transform the Ordinary into Something Extraordinary with Digital PaintingMaster key elements of art and illustrationUnderstand how to stand apart from the competitionBenefit from basic and sidebar methodologiesOptimize existing or gain new knowledge
Content and Overview
By applying everything learned in this course, you have incredible opportunities to work within multiple industries, including film, video game, print and fine art to name a few. Digital landscape painting is widely used in the conceptualization of environments seen in blockbuster films and video games.
Other courses tend to skip critical steps or gloss over information, but with this digital painting course, everything you need to get started is provided. This course will take you through the process of creating an amazing digital landscape illustration step-by-step using Adobe Photoshop. Defining Success - You will learn the key features that all successful environment paintings possess.Sketching – Hardy Fowler will cover all the basics of sketching, including the right way to get started.Blocking in Color – You will learn appropriate ways to use color to define mood, create the illusion of depth and add drama and intrigue to your landscape.Painting and Polishing – As the final step of the course, your project will be given final touches and the painting completed.
When finished, you will have created a beautiful digital landscape and will possess basic skills for creating pieces on your own to share or even use in an upcoming project.
After completing this course using Adobe Photoshop, you will have the ability to create polished illustrations from scratch. Included in the course are sketching, rough color, basics of perspective and painting skies, refined color, photo texturing, detailing and a multitude of tips and tricks to make your landscape shine.