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Digital Illustration

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 Digital Illustration Short Course

Course Fee Duration Days*
AED 5,000 36 hours 2 Weekdays
     
Starting Date
Qualification Usual Timings*
08 Oct 2017 Digital Illustration Certificate 6pm - 9pm 
14 Jan 2018    
29 Apr 2018    
  Language Age Group
  English Young Creatives/Adults

 

*These times are based on how the course has been run in the past and are subject to change before each start date.

 

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What you need to know about this course

This is an introductory short course to principles of digital illustration in a comic book and animation style. The contents are focused on fine art principles and methods on how to integrate these techniques into a digital workflow.

 

Who it's for

  • Creative individuals who wish to transition from traditional to digital illustration
  • Media professionals wanting to develop their technical abilities in a digital format

 

Entry Requirements

There are no academic requirements to participate in this program. Courses cater to two different age groups; 14-17 years and 18 years and above.

 

Key Facts

Duration: 36 hours
Course fee: 5,000 AED
Timings: 2x Weekdays (6pm - 9pm)
Qualifications: Digital Illustration Certificate

 

Software Used

Adobe Photoshop

 

Outline

  • Photoshop interface for the digital painter
  • Fine-art drawing exercises
  • Drawing with a Wacom tablet
  • Setting up layer and introduction to two basic drawing styles, gesture and contour
  • Finding accurate tones and values
  • How to smoothen edges and create textures
  • How to adjust Photoshop controls to further enhance your digital painting.
  • Still-life painting
  • Toning in grayscale
  • Measuring techniques for accurate angles
  • Environment painting
  • Introduction to perspective
  • Working with thumbnails to create believable environments
  • Penciling characters
  • Digital Inking: How to polish your pencils into finished inked linework
  • Speed painting
  • Introduction to quick tonal studies
  • Introduction to color
  • Rendering in light and shadow
  • Creating character model sheets for comics and animation
  • Bringing it all together and final portfolio submissions

Key facts

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    36 hours

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  • COURSE TYPE:

    Short Course

Entry requirements

There are no academic requirements to participate in this programme. Courses cater to two different age groups; 14-17 years and 18 years and above.

Fees and Payments

AED 5,000

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