Digital Sketch and Draw


This class will focus on showcasing the different digital processes used to create a solid sketch or drawing that effectively communicates an idea. Students will learn how to approach different types of subject matter such as plants, animals, characters, creatures and props with various digital drawing techniques used by concept artists, storyboard artists, illustrators, industrial designers and the many others positions involved in the design and production for film, television, video games, and all other major forms of media.

Learning to sketch with software such as Adobe Photoshop, Procreate or other digital drawing product is perfect for animators, BG painters, costume designers, makeup artists and other aspiring artists and professionals who desire to gain mileage in learning how to draw digitally as well as draw everything.

Topics covered will be digital sketching of organic and non-organic subject matter, texturing, the different approaches of drawing, the dissection of style, the importance of form, value and simplifying value, building up a silhouette, custom brushes, color, material indication, light logic, and so much more.

Primary software used will be Adobe Photoshop. Our main drawing tool will be the Wacom Pen and Tablet or an iPad with Procreate. Pencil and drawing pad also accepted!

Instructor Danny Williams is a renowned artist who has worked on countless projects for DreamWorks, Blue Sky and many other studios. Danny prides himself in helping others learn, improve, grow and master the art of sculpting, molding and most importantly, having fun learning ZBrush.

Prerequisite: Working knowledge of the computer.

Class Length: 30 hours

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Price: $1,000.00
Saturdays 12:30pm - 4:15pm 8/24 to 10/12/24
SKU: PS 230