Concept art is a crucial step in the creative process, helping to visualize ideas, characters, scenes, and aesthetics before actual production begins. It involves creating visual representations of concepts that serve as a foundation and reference throughout the design and development phase.
Intro to Concept Art
Photorealism and Efficiency
This class teaches photorealistic painting and illustration, photobashing, and advanced photoshop techniques. Students learn what concept art is, working efficiently, and rapid design iteration.
Prerequisites: Digital Illustration 1-3
Software: Adobe Photoshop
Advanced Concept Art
This course will focus on learning and studying design principles and applying them to a project. Students will be pushed to make multiple iterations of their design and have an idea of the entertainment industry's expectations. Students will create a functional prop design intended for film or games by the end of the course. There will also be some basic 3D techniques covered in Blender but it will not be the focus of the class.
Prerequisite: Intro to Concept Art
Software: , Adobe Photoshop