Digital Painting Fundamentals in Photoshop
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Digital Painting Fundamentals in Photoshop

Light, Color, Composition, Depth, Perspective, Mood and Storytelling
4.0 (50 ratings)
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Last updated 2/2014
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This course includes
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Learn to Create Awesome Paintings using Phtotoshop
  • Learn Photoshop Advanced Controls
  • Learn to use photoshop in tablets
Requirements
  • Photoshop
  • MAC or PC
Description

In this course we will give you the tools and knowledge to start creating awesome paintings. This is more about the principles of art in photoshop than actual painting techniques.

Introduction:

Lesson 1: Intro to Photoshop -

A rundown on the tools and techniques to get started on a painting.

Class 1: Quick Review of Photoshops interface

Class 2: Setting up our Canvas and your Tablet

Class 3: Scanning an image

Class 4: Brush settings and Brush Presets

Lesson 2: Lighting and Color

This Lesson we learn about light and color and how they function so we can create the best piece.

Class 1: Physics of light

Class 2: Light source, shadows and bounce light

Class 3: Color Theory

Lesson 3: Composition

Here we will learn how to make our images impactful, by character placement, Point of View(camera placement) and Lighting.

Class 1: Basic rule of thirds and focal point

Class 2: Learning about foreground, mid ground, and background

Class 3: Leading the eye

Lesson 4: Perspective and Depth In this class we cover illustrating 3D shapes using perspective. We will cover 1 point, 2

point, 3 point and 4 point perspective. We will also discuss how to create a sense of scale.

Class 1: What is perspective?

Class 2: 1 point perspective

Class 3: 2 point perspective

Class 3: The hard stuff 3 point Perspective

Lesson 5: Mood and Storytelling

In this lesson we will learn about how to use lighting and narrative elements to make our paintings tell a story.

Class 1: The message of Images

Class 2: How the environment, characters and weather tell stories

Class 3: Using colors to effect moods

Who this course is for:
  • Intermediate Knowledge in Photoshop
Course content
Expand all 19 lectures 04:45:51
+ Introduction to Photoshop
4 lectures 41:41
Setting Up Our Canvas
10:26
Scanning an Image
05:46
Brush Settings
14:20
+ Light and Color
3 lectures 32:31
Physics of Light
08:20
Light Source
10:58
Color Theory
13:13
+ Composition
3 lectures 48:35
Rule of Thirds
16:47
Fore-Mid-BG
13:46
Leading the Eye
18:02
+ Depth and Perspective
4 lectures 01:17:02
What is Depth?
08:39
Perspective Fun
23:54
Point Perspective
21:21
Point Perspective
23:08
+ Mood and Storytelling
3 lectures 01:22:04
Story and Mood
39:00
Enviro-Chara-Weather
22:31
Color and Mood
20:33