This course could also be called Introduction to Photoshop. This course is a prerequisite for our more advanced courses including Digital Painting 1 and Intro to Illustration, this leads to creating your own paintings in Photoshop.
Simon Scales is a freelance video game concept artist and matte painter based in Australia. He is both the owner of CDW Studios as well as an instructor for various courses. Since 2008 Simon has provided key concept art and matte-paintings for the LEGO Group. He also worked on the game DeBlob 2: The Underground for THQ, and has developed concept art for numerous video game companies and publishers. These include End Game Studios and Blue Tongue Entertainment.
This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of painting digitally.
This course covers:
- Learning photoshop
- Generating ideas and gathering reference.
- Shape design and why it's important.
- Introduction to perspective.
- Value and colour theory.
Semester 2 2018
July 26 - October 29
Thursday 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Semester 1 2019
These classes will push your drawing, painting, modeling/texturing and design skills to the next level. During the courses you will learn how to how to use industry specific programs with a focus on building your portfolio/reel. You will get to see production techniques used in the industry in every class with the LIVE demos. Each CDW course is taught by working industry professionals who have worked for a range of international companies such as Disney, Blizzard Entertainment, Rising Sun Pictures, WETA, Wizards of the Coast and LEGO just to name a few.