Portraiture - People and Characters

In this Mentorship you learn principles of Portraiture for People and Characters.

Duration: 1 Month

Each week you will receive:

  • 1 video lecture/tutorial or LIVE Webinar
  • 1 assignment
  • E-mail with feedback / paintovers / etc
  • 1 online session for evaluation, feedback, etc.

Program:

Week 1: Introduction to Portraiture

~ Portraiture throughout History
~ Types of Portraits
~ Focal points
~ Assignment (working with thumbnails)

Week 2: Portraiture of People

~ Sketch & Composition
~ Understanding Skin Tones and Hair
~ Types of Lighting
~ Assignment (breaking down photography)

Week 3: Portraiture of Characters

~ Planning / Creating the Character
~ Finding and using references
~ Sketching
~ Planning the Values, Colour Palette and Lighting
~ Colouring and Building Lighting

Week 4: Further Steps for Mastering Portraiture on Your Own

~ Experimenting with different brushes and media
~ Different ways to apply texture
~ Studies of anatomy and expessions
~ Planning practise and Meontorship Feedback

Portfolio is required

~ Min. 6 artworks or images on portfolio - max 16.
~ Limited to 3 students!!!

Programs

Any program where you can paint digitally: Corel Painter, Procreate, Photoshop, etc.

Who is this mentorship for?

  • For you who would like to be proficient at painting portraits of people and/or characters
  • For Concept Artists/Visual Development artists or aspiring
Specialities:
Concept Art
Animation
VFX
Directing
VR / AR
Matte Painting
3D
Sketching
Illustration
Traditional Painting
Character Design
Semi Realistic Cartoon
Languages Spoken:
English
Spanish
French
Chinese
Arabic
German
Portuguese
Russian
Other
Level Required: Intermediate
Communication Avalibility:
Email
Text Messages
Phone Call
In Person Meeting
Online Meeting Tools
Other
Timezone Calendar: European Central Time GMT+1:00