This course will give you all the tools you need to create great design, illustration, art, and photography using GIMP software. GIMP is a free and open source software that works on all common operating systems Windows, Mac, and Linux.
Learning to draw can be intimidating. It is challenging and it causes us to face our flaws directly. And we are always afraid of creating something that looks unattractive. One of the best ways to break through this obstacle is to draw from nature. Nature is much less critical than other challenges in art. Let's learn how to DRAW A TREE. This is a great class for beginners at drawing.
Digital painting is an increasingly popular art medium, and it is the dominant industry standard for many entertainment industries such as games and movies. You don't have to be an artist to learn the ins and outs of digital painting. It is a fun hobby and useful for anyone who appreciates art.
This class is intended to demonstration how digital art works "in general" and, to give you a foundation in the process of creating your own digital illustrations with confidence. It's a fun class with lots of examples and demonstrations to help making digital painting fun for everyone.
This is an intensive workshop for both beginners and advanced artists who need to take some time to focus on drawing hands with perfection. We cover the basics of hand anatomy and proportions, in a way that's easy to set to memory, and then we move on to more detailed subjects such as the creases in the skin. For a bonus and finale, the class finishes off with my best attempts at explaining color theory and my digital painting techniques.
This Intermediate Drawing Course will get you started in drawing all types of dogs, and additionally push you towards drawing all types of animals. There are hundreds of dog breeds in the world but they all have something in common, and they all have specific differences which can be noted through observation. Come along with experienced drawing instructor, Brendon Schumacker, as we explore one of the easiest methods for learning to draw animals.
Understanding perspective drawing is one of the biggest challenges that creative people meet. This course takes the that challenge away and sets you on your way to being a creative perspective illustrator!
Whether or not you consider yourself an artist, you will understand perspective after taking this course! And, if you didn't know how to use GIMP design software, you will also become a proficient GIMP'er with just a few easy lessons.
Photo Manipulation is an art form which enables us to take existing photos or images and collage them together to make beautiful new imagery. This course will walk you through the best practices for creating realistic and eye catching images using the free and open source software GIMP. The course's focus is not to teach you the software, but to give you the best artistic practices to making more realistic and beautiful images through Photo Manipulation, however better usage of GIMP can also be learned along the way.
Illustration is the first step to bringing the imagination to life, and in addition to being a cultural tradition it is also a useful tool for all professions.
If you have ever dreamed of being an artist, a professional illustrator or even just creating some great drawings to share with your friends - this course is for you. This course starts at the very basics of drawing characters from the imagination and drawing scenes and then moves into the more advanced techniques of creating finished illustrations which will capture your audiences attention and help bring your imagination into the world.
An art for which is not necessarily new or unique, but needed a name, and I am bringing it back to life. In this course I cover what "Contrast Drawing" means to me and demonstrate how to make a professional Contrast Drawing.