Gnomon Workshop - Imaginative Illustration with J.P. Targete (Volume 1-3)
English | AVI | 1024x768 | 29.97 fps | XviD 1500 kbps | MP3 128 kbps | 5.29 GB
J.P. Targete is an accomplished digital and traditional illustrator, concept artist and art director for books and video games. This set inlcudes all 3 DVDs of "Imaginative Illustration" series with with J.P. Targete.
Volume 1: Thumbnaling and Final Color Sketch
In his first of three DVDs, J.P. takes you on an exciting creative and technical journey showing you how he begins a fantasy illustration, “Dark Riders”, purely from imagination. He covers the early stages of his process, from the initial idea to thumbnails, concept design and the final color sketch. J.P. also discusses how character personality, costumes, weapons and action poses affect the narrative of the final illustration. You will learn the creative process of composing your thumbnails, and how to use segments of your designs for future reference as you get closer to the final dynamic illustration. Over the course of the lecture, J.P. covers the uses of traditional media like markers, acrylic and oil paints, discussing the advantages of each.
Volume 2: Tonal Underpainting and Detailing
In this second of three DVDs, J.P. takes you through the crucial middle-step of creating a black and white tonal underpainting. He discusses his techniques in detail while emphasizing composition, value and lighting. You will learn how J.P. uses Adobe Photoshop’s painting and transformation tools to quickly detail his backgrounds with texture and pre-made original imagery. J.P. also shows how visually embellishing the characters and scene will help with the final color painting. Through this lecture you will get an insight into J.P.'s thought process as he journeys further into the world of the "Dark Riders" and continues to develop the characters, creatures and story in the illustration.
Volume 3: The Final Color Illustration
In this third and final DVD of the series, J.P. discusses the color painting techniques he uses to finish an illustration. Sit back and let J.P. be your guide as you learn how he colors and details an illustration using Adobe Photoshop®. He covers color palette along with color lighting, color glazing and value. He also discusses how he uses his original color sketch to help with the final color painting. Watch and learn how J.P. paints fully detailed foreground characters from start to finish. Throughout the DVD, he explores materials, texture and atmosphere, as well as ideas on creativity and realism. In this lecture you will get an insight into J.P.'s thought process as he completes the "Dark Riders" illustration.