Digital Painting

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Saban Kumar Maharana

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Course Name : Digital Painting

Code(Credit) : CUTM3115 (0 +3+1)

Course Objectives

  • To impart knowledge of digital painting by using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
  • To achieve proficient technical and aesthetic skills using various tools to generate a broad range of two-dimensional images.
  • To learn basic traditional drawing concepts of basic composition, using shadow and highlight to create the illusion of volume,
  • To use atmospheric and linear perspective to create the illusion of space.

Learning Outcomes

  • This course will help students to prepare for career in story boarding, character designing, matte painting, texturing art etc.
  • The students can work on graphic design, photo editing, digital illustration for film and television.
  • Learning different Adobe tools will help students to make their own creative products

Course Syllabus

Module I

Drawing Fundamental:

  • Basic Perspective in Drawing
  • Basic Element of Light, Shadow and Shading
  • Working with Colour Theory

Module II

Adobe Photoshop:

  • Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
  • Understanding the Interface
  • Document Setting
  • Understanding Pixels and Resolution
  • Getting Started with Layers
  • Understanding the Tools
  • Introduction to Colour Correction
  • Creating and working with Brushes              
  • Creating Special Effects
  • Saving with Different File Formats

Module – III

Adobe Illustrator:

  • Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
  • Understanding the Interface
  • Document Setting
  • Understanding the Tools
  • Introducing Layers
  • Drawing with the Pencil Tool
  • Drawing with the Pen Tool
  • Using the Shape and Transform Tools
  • Working with Effects and Filters
  • Working with Gradients, Meshes and colour Blends
  • Adding and Formatting Text
  • Moving, Aligning and distributing Objects
  • Saving with Different File Formats

 

Project List

  • Storyboarding
  • Character Designing.
  • Matte Painting.
  • Digital Illustration for Film/Television.

References:

  1. Drawing Fundamental by Saban Kumar Maharana (Author)
  2. Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book Paperback – by Faulkner Andrew (Author), Chavez Conrad (Author).
  3. Adobe Illustrator CC For Dummies 1st Edition-by David Karlins.

Session Plan

Session 1

Drawing Fundamental:

Basic Perspective in Drawing, One Point Perspective, Two Point Perspective, Three Point Perspective, Isometric Perspective, Atmospheric perspective.

 

Video File: Basic Perspective in Drawing

Session 2

Practice with Perspectives Drawing,

 

Video File: Perspective Drawing

Session 3

Practice with Perspectives Drawing,

 

Video File: Perspective Drawing

Session 4

Understanding of Light, Shadow and Shading

 

Video File: Basic Elements of Light, Shade and Shadow

Session 5

Practice: Object Drawing with Light, Shade and Shading Technique,

 

Video File: Light, Shade and Shadow

Session 6

Working with Colour Theory,

 

Video File: Color Theory

Session 7

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop, Understanding the Interface, Document Setting.

 

Video File: Understanding the Interface
Video File: New Document Setting

Session 8

Practice: Document Setting and Understanding Interface,

 

Video File: New Document Setting

Session 9

Getting started with Layers, Understanding the background layer, Creating, Selecting, Deleting layers, Locking and Merging layers, Layer Style: Blending Mode, Opacity and Fill.

 

Video File: Getting Started with Layers

Session 10

Practice with Layers

Session 11

Working with Basic Selections Tools: Selecting with the Marquee tool, Using the magic wand and free transform tool, Selecting with the lasso tools.

 

Video File: Understanding the Tools

Session 12

Practice: Remove the Image background using Selection Tools,

 

Video File: Remove Backgrounds Using The Quick Selection Tool

Session 13

Using the Brush Tool, Creating and working with Brushes, Using the Pencil and Eraser Tools.

 

Video File: Using the Brush Tool

Session 14

Practice: Create a Landscape Painting Using Brush and Pencil Tools,

 

Video File: Create a Landscape Painting Using Brush and Pencil Tools

Session 15

Working with Stamp Tools and Eraser Tools.

 

Video File: Working with Stamp Tools and Eraser Tools.

Session 16

Practice with Stamp clone and Eraser Tools

Session 17

Understanding with Alteration Tools.

 

Video File: Alteration Tools.

Session 18

Practice with Healing, Art History, Paint Bucket, Gradient, Blur and Dodge Tools,

 

Video File: Healing, Art History, Paint Bucket, Gradient, Blur and Dodge Tools

Session 19

Understanding the Drawing and Selecting Tools

 

Video File: Understanding the Tools

Session 20

Practice with Direct Selection, Type, Pen and Shape Tools,

Video File: Direct Selection tool

Use the Type

Use Pen Tool and Create Shapes

Session 21

Understanding the Assisting Tools.

 

Video File: Assisting Tools

Session 22

Practice with Note, Eyedropper, Hand and Magnifying Tools,

Video File: Note Tool

use Eye Dropper Tool

Hand & Magnify Tools

Session 23

Understanding the Colour Boxes and Modes

 

Video File: Photoshop - Colour Modes

Session 24

Practice: Change Background and Foreground Color and working with Modes,

Video File: Change Background and Foreground Color and working with Modes

Session 25

Saving with Different File Formats

 

Video File: Saving with Different File Formats

Session 26

Practice: Saving and Export Art work in Different File Formats

Session 27

Understanding the Different Types of Mask.

Creating Special Effects and Photoshop Filters.

 

Video File: Different Types of Mask

Video File: Creating Special Effects and Photoshop Filters.

Session 28

Practice with layer Mask, Vector Mask and Clipping Mask,

Creating Special Effects and Photoshop Filters.

Session 29

Practice with layer Mask, Vector Mask and Clipping Mask,

Creating Special Effects and Photoshop Filters.

Session 30

Understanding Matte Painting and Digital Painting

 

Video File:  History of Matte Painting

Video File: How Matte Painting are Composed into Film

Video File: How to Work Visual Effects In Movies

Session 31

Practice: Create a Matte Painting and Digital Painting,

 

Video File: Create a Matte Painting and Digital Painting

Session 32

Practice: Create a Matte Painting and Digital Painting,

 

Video File: Create a Matte Painting and Digital Painting

Session 33

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator, Understanding the Interface and Document Setting.

 

Video File: Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

Video File: Setting up the Document

Session 34

Practice with Interface and create New Document.

Session 35

Understanding the Tools.

 

video File: The Basic Tools in Adobe Illustrator

Session 36

Practice with Illustrator Tools,

 

Video File: Illustrator Tools

Session 37

Practice with Illustrator Tools,

 

Video File: Illustrator Tools

Session 38

Drawing with Pen and Pencil Tool

 

Video File: Pen Tool

Video File: the Pencil and Smooth Tools

Session 39

Practice: Create a Drawing using Pen and Pencil Tool.

 

Video File: Create a Drawing using Pen and Pencil Tool.

Session 40

Using the Shape and Transform Tools.

 

Video File: Shape Tools

Session 41

Practice: Create a Logo using Shape Tools.

 

Video File: Create a Logo using Shape Tools.

Session 42

Working with Text, Using Paragraph and Character Styles, Warping Text, Understanding with New Layers, Showing and Hiding Layers, Locking and Unlocking Layers.

 

Video File:  Creating Character And Paragraph Styles

Session 43

Practice Design a Page Layout using Paragraph, Character and Text warping.

Session 44

Applying Styles, Effects, and Appearances.

 

Video File: TEXT EFFECT In Illustrator

Session 45

Practice: Apply Different Styles and Effects with Art Work.

 

Video File: Apply Different Styles and Effects with Art Work.

Session 46

Saving with Different File Formats.

 

PDF: Saving with Different File Formats

Session 47

Practice: Saving and Export Different File Formats. 

Session 48

Final Project: Matte Painting

Session 49

Final Project: Matte Painting

Session 50

Final Project: Matte Painting

Case Studies

Case Studies

Our Main Teachers

Mr. Saban Kumar Maharana, working as Assistant Professor in School of Media and Communication, Centurion University of Technology and Management, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, He has completed M. Phil. from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, He has more than 17 years of experience in the field of Graphics and Animation in the leading channel and Production Houses in […]