Thursday, May 5th, 2022

Drawing & Painting an Animal Form

Using all the skills learnt so far:

  • deconstruction – finding shapes and angles to plan your image
  • value blocking – fill in those shapes with clear light to dark differences in greyscale
  • edge planning – control what specific part of your image is in focus, soften the rest
  • light and shadow control – environmental control, i.e.: what time of day is it?
  • colors – limited gamut color palette of your choice
  • surface textures – fuzzy or shiny, for example
Select one image below as your final project in the study of digitally painting a Horse! 
You can make adjustments to your artwork, but this project must be completed in a realistic style.

Try to push your resulting image to be more dramatic than the reference photo, you can achieve this by adjusting the lighting and shadow, and colors, to add special effects.

Reminder: This is a final project, and will be a good example you can use later in your portfolio. 😉

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Thursday, April 21st, 2022

Drawing & Painting The Human Form

Using all the skills learnt so far:

  • deconstruction – finding shapes and angles to plan your image
  • value blocking – fill in those shapes with clear light to dark differences in greyscale
  • edge planning – control what specific part of your image is in focus, soften the rest
  • light and shadow control – environmental control, i.e.: what time of day is it?
  • colors – limited gamut color palette of your choice
  • fabrics and folds – sheer or thick material, wooly or shiny 
Select one image below as your final project in the study of digitally painting a Human. 
You can make adjustments to your human, but this project must be completed in a realistic style.

Try to push your resulting image to be more dramatic than the reference photo, you can achieve this by adjusting the lighting and shadow, and colors, to add special effects.

Reminder: This is a final project, and will be a good example you can use later in your portfolio. 😉