Live Class: Digital Painting Basics
Product Type: Live weekly online teaching with assignments and feedback
Instructor: Nino Vecia
Duration: 8 weeks (2-2.5hr/class)
Skill Level: Foundational/Beginner
Software: Adobe Photoshop
Schedule: Mondays 5pm - 7pm, Oct. 9th - Dec. 4th. Note, there's no class Nov. 6th as it's midterm break. Also, the first 4 lessons are at GMT+1 timezone, and the last 4 lessons are at GMT.
Overview: If you're newer to digital painting and ready to learn foundational digital painting this is the class that was made for you! Be guided through the art principles that underpin illustration and concept art. You'll learn how to create digital paintings step-by-step with the industry’s standard program, Adobe Photoshop. The weekly 2-2.5 hour lessons will cover everything from sketching and shading to colors and edges, as well as how to approach complex subjects like faces and landscapes with confidence! The class is created for beginners so no prior experience is necessary though some basic drawing training is helpful.
The lessons will include live paint-alongs that will leave you feeling inspired to create your own paintings. During the class, you will have the opportunity to get your questions answered, and practice the lessons with provided assignments. You'll receive tailored feedback to help you improve faster, and with all the lessons being recorded you can review them at your convenience and take the class from any time zone.
If you're new to digital painting we recommend taking this class before tackling the Intermediate classes here at Academy. Space is limited to only 15 students.
Lessons will feature completed images for examples, live demos and weekly assignments.
Class PDF: Do not forget to download the class info PDF from this store upon purchasing registration (note that the link to download it will expire after one month). The PDF includes the schedule and things you should know about class before it begins. An additional PDF with the link to the Zoom lesson meetings, link to the Vimeo showcase to watch the recorded lessons, link to the homework upload folder, and link to the class Dropbox folder will be emailed to you a week before class starts. A PDF will be emailed to the email used when purchasing this registration. Be sure and download the links PDF when it arrives.