Digital Drawing & Design with Adobe Photoshop – Part 2 (Stratford Hall)

Exclusively available for students at Stratford Hall school. All courses will take place on the Stratford Hall campus on Commercial Drive from 3:45-5:15pm PST.

Take your drawing and illustration skills from paper to digital, understanding the principles of life-drawing (utilizing clothed digital poses and anatomy), perspective (1, 2 and 3-point) and composition. Understand how to design backgrounds and characters that work well when animated. Develop the art of storytelling by thinking sequentially to create storyboards. Apply industry-standard techniques in Adobe Photoshop, including layering, adjusting and masking, using a drawing tablet throughout. Gain an insight into the job opportunities in the animation industry and develop your critical thinking. The essential first step for any budding animator or illustrator.

  • Creative Design
  • 2D Animation
  • Digital Credential
  • Tech Accelerators
  • Level 1b
  • 12-18
SKU: STH2A1b Category: Tag:

$1,125 USD

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Digital Drawing & Design with Adobe Photoshop – Part 2 (Stratford Hall)

Exclusively available for students at Stratford Hall school. All courses will take place on the Stratford Hall campus on Commercial Drive from 3:45-5:15pm PST.

Take your drawing and illustration skills from paper to digital, understanding the principles of life-drawing (utilizing clothed digital poses and anatomy), perspective (1, 2 and 3-point) and composition. Understand how to design backgrounds and characters that work well when animated. Develop the art of storytelling by thinking sequentially to create storyboards. Apply industry-standard techniques in Adobe Photoshop, including layering, adjusting and masking, using a drawing tablet throughout. Gain an insight into the job opportunities in the animation industry and develop your critical thinking. The essential first step for any budding animator or illustrator.

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  • Creative Design
  • 2D Animation
  • Digital Credential
  • Tech Accelerators
  • Level 1b
  • 12-18
SKU: STH2A1b Category: Tag:

$1,125 USD

Description

Exclusively available for students at Stratford Hall school. All courses will take place on the Stratford Hall campus on Commercial Drive from 3:45-5:15pm PST.

Take your drawing and illustration skills from paper to digital, understanding the principles of life-drawing (utilizing clothed digital poses and anatomy), perspective (1, 2 and 3-point) and composition. Understand how to design backgrounds and characters that work well when animated. Develop the art of storytelling by thinking sequentially to create storyboards. Apply industry-standard techniques in Adobe Photoshop, including layering, adjusting and masking, using a drawing tablet throughout. Gain an insight into the job opportunities in the animation industry and develop your critical thinking. The essential first step for any budding animator or illustrator.

This course forms part of Digital Media Academy’s Tech Accelerator program, our deep learning journey for 13-18-year-olds. Tech Accelerators fuse expert instruction with real-world partnerships to get you university- and industry-ready. Over sequential Levels, you’ll curate a portfolio of Real-world Client Briefs from our leading tech and creative partners, attend Industry Masterclasses, get one-to-one Pro Mentor support and build a Career Network. Tech Accelerators: Fuel your 21st-century career.

By the end of this course:

Graduate with character designs, background designs, a detailed storyboard sequence and life drawing examples, all professionally presented in your digital sketchbook.

Throughout this course:

Deep dive into the following areas of Drawing & Design, as meticulously planned by our expert industry professional curriculum designers:

  • Installing & Using a Graphics Tablet
  • Photoshop Basics
  • Custom Brushes
  • Drawing in Photoshop
  • Coloring Line Art
  • Custom Templates
  • Layering & Masks
  • Plugins
  • Color
  • Character Design
  • Masterclass
  • Set Design
  • Concept Art Design
  • Animated GIFs
  • Titles
  • Backgrounds

Computer:

  • Laptop or desktop computer running Windows or macOS that meets the minimum specifications of the hardware and software listed below.
  • Built-in or external microphone
  • Built-in or external speakers or headphones
  • Google Chrome browser
  • Additional computer screen/monitor (recommended)

Hardware:

Software:

N.B. Download and install Adobe software for free. You will receive a complimentary Adobe Creative Cloud license from Digital Media Academy to activate the software for the duration of the course.

Other Materials:

  • Medium-sized sketchbook
  • Pencils and pens

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