Digitally Painting Light and Color: Amateur to Master
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Digitally Painting Light and Color: Amateur to Master

Learn the fundamentals of light and color and take your art to the next level.
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4.7 (64 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.
5,677 students enrolled
Created by Austin Batchelor
Last updated 8/2017
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Includes:
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 20 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • learn how to paint realistic lighting and color schemes.
  • learn how to paint various lighting conditions.
  • learn how to understand and interpret real life lighting situations
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Requirements
  • you should have a basic understanding of drawing.
  • Having a digital painting software like photoshop or procreate is useful but not necessary
Description

Join the course and begin digitally painting today!

Do you want to learn how to digitally paint beautiful, accurate, and interestingly lit paintings? Or maybe you’re wanting to brush up on what you already know? Perhaps you're a complete beginner and are looking for someplace to start. In any case you’ve come to the right place.

The 'Digitally Painting Light and Color: Amateur to Master' course will show you how to create beautiful and believable paintings that will stand up as professional work. The techniques taught in this course can be translated into any program from Photoshop to Procreate. This course will teach you how to understand and accurately paint light and keep you from getting muddy and dull color palettes. - or your money back!

This course is your track to building a solid portfolio of realistic digital paintings and concept art! Whether for your own portfolio or for client work.

This course will take you from having little knowledge in how to interpret light and apply it to your painting in as little as one week.

So what else is in it for you?

You’ll be taken from basic fundamentals to believable and beautifully lit paintings, from beginner to expert

You’ll gain instant access to all of the course and you'll be able to view it for life. You can follow along and view each lecture or use it as a guide book to refer too when you need to brush up on a specific topic.

The course is setup to quickly take you through step by step, the process of creating beautiful colors palettes and accurate lighting. It will equip you with the knowledge to create stunning images and concept art!

This all comes under one convenient easy to use platform. Plus you will get fast, friendly, responsive support on the Udemy Q&A section of the course or direct message. Plus there are over 5 hours of content with 20 downloadable files! You could say this course is pretty lit (pun intended).

I will be here for you every step of the way!

So what are you waiting for? Sign up now to start creating today!


Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to master light and color in their paintings.
  • Anyone who struggles with muddy and unappealing colors.
  • Anyone who wants to bring life and realism to their art
  • Anyone who struggles with getting "gud shading"
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Curriculum For This Course
40 Lectures
05:07:48
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Introduction
3 Lectures 24:26

In this lecture students will learn some tips to help get the most out of this course.

Preview 00:58

In this lecture we will cover what this course is about and what we won't be covering to make sure students have an accurate understanding of what it will entail.

Preview 03:34

In this lecture Students will learn that you don't have to be a prodigy to paint well, anyone can do it with practice. We do a quick assignment showing how to paint a sphere.

Preview 19:54
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Understanding Light
2 Lectures 18:29

In this lecture Students will learn about the science behind light and color.

Preview 06:42

In this lecture Students will learn about the elements of light and shadow.

Preview 11:47
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Understanding Value
3 Lectures 20:58

In this lecture Students will learn about the importance of value.

Preview 05:44

In this lecture Students will learn how to create a value scale.

The Value Scale
07:36

Three Value Study
07:38
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Light and Form
13 Lectures 01:21:16

In this lecture Students will learn how light defines the form of an object.

How Light Defines Form
08:22

In this lecture Students will learn about cast shadows.

Cast Shadow
09:54

In this lecture Students will learn how to apply cast shadow.

Cast Shadow Demo
07:16

In this lecture Students will learn about occlusion shadows.

Occlusion Shadow
05:28

In this lecture Students will learn about three quarter lighting.

Three Quarter Lighting
03:22

In this lecture Students will learn about frontal lighting.

Frontal Lighting
04:32

In this lecture Students will learn about edge lighting.

Edge Lighting
04:43

In this lecture I do a demo of the rim lighting assignment.

Rim Light Demo
05:58

In this lecture Students will learn about contre jour lighting.

Contre Jour
04:07

In this lecture Students will learn how to create a light bloom.

Light Bloom Demo
04:29

In this lecture Students will learn about lighting from below.

Light from Below
05:23

In this lecture Students will learn about reflected light

Reflected Light
06:22

In this lecture Students will learn how to complete the lighting assignment.

Lighting Demo
11:20
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Sources of Light
6 Lectures 01:13:17

In this lecture Students will learn about direct sunlight.

Preview 20:35

In this lecture Students will learn about overcast lighting.

Overcast Light
13:12

In this lecture Students will learn about window lighting.

Window Light
12:26

In this lecture Students will learn about candle and firelight.

Candle and Firelight
07:56

In this lecture Students will learn about nighttime lighting.

night time lighting
07:48

In this lecture Students will learn about luminescent lighting.

Luminescence
11:20
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Color Relationships
5 Lectures 28:08

In this lecture Students will learn about color terminology.

Preview 07:26

In this lecture Students will learn about monochromatic color schemes.

Preview 03:05

In this lecture Students will learn about local color.

Preview 04:24

In this lecture Students will learn about warm and cool relationships.

Warm and Cool
05:52

In this lecture Students will learn how to balance saturation.

Preview 07:21
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Surfaces and Effects
7 Lectures 01:00:21

In this lecture Students will learn about transmitted light.

Transmitted Light
06:16

In this lecture Students will learn about facial banding.

Facial Banding
07:06

In this lecture Students will learn about subsurface scattering.

Subsurface Scattering
07:35

In this lecture Students will learn about caustics.

Caustics
09:17

In this lecture Students will learn about rendering shinny surfaces.

Speculative Reflections
10:14

In this lecture Students will learn about highlights.

Highlights
12:45

In this lecture Students will learn about color coronas.

Color Corona
07:08
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 00:53

In this lecture I congratulate students on completing the course and give my final farewell.

Farewell
00:53
About the Instructor
Austin Batchelor
4.5 Average rating
623 Reviews
26,278 Students
5 Courses
Concept Artist and Illustrator

A   C R E A T I V E

I'm Austin Batchelor. I'm a working professional creative in the game industry. I work as a concept artist and freelance illustrator. I've worked in house at an animation studio but currently work from home. As an instructor I strive to provide the best learning experience possible for my students by creating clear content and maintaining a personable demeanor.