Video Tutorial Photoshop Digital Painting tutorial : Star Wars character design with Photoshop


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Photoshop Digital Painting tutorial  : Star Wars character design

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In this video tutorial dedicated to Photoshop Digital Painting, we will discuss the creation of a character in the Star Wars universe, a Sith assassin. You will learn how to create a character for video game or film industry.

In this video tutorial we will see the creative process starting from paper sketches to finalized on Photoshop. We will focus on the character's background and coherence in this pre-existing universe. This is an opportunity to see how the mood of our assassin is reflected in its design. We will have the opportunity to pursue advanced lighting concepts for a realistic rendering and processing of different materials (metal, leather etc ..).

Digital painting techniques will be detailed as well as anatomy and rendering.
This tutorial Photoshop primarily aimed at a mid-level or confirmed artists with knowledge of anatomy but also to all those who wish to know how you put up the creation of a character in the video game industry or of the film. 

I hope you will have a good moment.

Knowledges that you will acquire through this tutorial :

  • Critical support of documentation before the drawing.
  • From sketch to final design.
  • Values and grayscale.
  • Ambient occlusion.
  • Colorization.
  • Overpaint.
  • Lighting 
  • Polishing details for a realistic rendering. 

Photoshop brushes, the PSD and the images used will be provided.
If Photoshop (any version) is used to make these illustrations, the techniques proposed here will of course be applicable to other editing or digital painting software.

Photoshop training table of contents (duration : 1h42m)

    • Foreword free 00:01:21
    • Importance of documentation 00:03:46
    • From sketch to drawing 00:12:20
    • Values and ambiante occlusion 00:17:19
    • Color 00:14:26
    • Mid run 00:07:59
    • Render 00:12:28
    • Accesories 00:09:26
    • Face work 00:10:00
    • Lightsabers's lighting 00:05:34
    • Details and polish 00:07:45

Instructor : David Alvarez

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