DC 2: Digital Illustration

DC2: Digital Illustration

Become a stronger digital illustrator by learning the essential techniques of value building, composition and finishing techniques using still life and live models. In class critiques and demonstrations lead by Mauricio Abril will cover not only photoshop techniques but become exposed to file and layer management, digital painting pipeline and narrative story telling.  Mauricio Abril is a freelance concept designer and illustrator with clients such as Walt Disney Imagineering, Disney Interactive, Ubisoft, Universal, and Simon & Schuster Publishing.

Time: Tuesday 7:30pm-10:30pm
First Class: Tuesday Jan 22, 2019
10 week course

Instructor: Mauricio Abril, Freelance Concept artist & Instructor

Focus: Become a more confident digital illustrator, painting techniques &
story telling.

Prerequisite: DC1 / Highly recommended

Materials: Digital medium (Photoshop)

Price: $775 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502


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What you can expect to learn:

  • Digital illustration pipeline

  • Advanced Photoshop techniques, layering and effects

  • Paint from live models and narrative still life

  • Advanced materials, textures and lighting

  • Narrative story telling assignments


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